History seminars at the IHR
Studies of Home
Convenors: Professor Alison Blunt (Queen Mary) and Eleanor John (The Geffrye - Museum of the Home)
Co-Convenors: Victor Buchli (UCL), Jane Hamlett (RHUL), Sara Pennell (Roehampton)
Venue: Peter Marshal Room (N204) IHR North Block Senate House,
Time: Wednesday, 5.30pm
Website: Seminar group home page (opens in a new window)
We are grateful to the Geffrye - Museum of the Home, Queen Mary, Royal Holloway, SOAS, UCL and the IHR for supporting this series.
Good for you? The Pleasures and Perils of Reading Domestic Advice
Grace Lees Maffei (University of Hertfordshire)
I slept in the living room on a sofa": The Sleeping Spaces of the 19th-Century Working-Class Home
Vicky Holmes (University of Essex)
The Resident Artist: Making Performance in your Council Estate Home
Katie Beswick (Exeter University)
Connecting worlds: intersections between spatial, temporal, material and spiritual realms within Vietnamese homes in East London
Annabelle Wilkins (Queen Mary University of London)
The Colonial Home in sub-Saharan Africa: an Entangled History
Britta Schilling (University of Utrecht)
Settling at home: Class, gender and domesticity in the Settlement House, 1880-1914.
Lucinda Matthews-Jones (Liverpool John Moores University)
'"I have had them in my hands often": domestic servants and the material culture of the eighteenth-century domestic space.
Tessa Chynoweth (Queen Mary University of London)
From Country House to Empire Home: Material Cultures of the East India Company
Margot Finn (University College London)