History seminars at the IHR

War, Society and Culture

Convenors: Professor Mark Connelly (Kent), Professor Stephen Conway (UCL), Professor Richard Grayson (Goldsmiths), Dr Timothy Bowman (Kent), Dr Stefan Goebel (Kent), Dr Heather Jones (LSE), Dr Dan Todman (Queen Mary), Dr Erica Wald (Goldsmiths).

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Mark Connelly: M.L.Connelly@kent.ac.uk

Venue: Pollard Room N301, 3rd floor, IHR, North Block Senate House

Time: Wednesday, 5.15pm

Spring Term 2016
DateSeminar details
13 January Men in Reserve?: reserved occupations in Second World War Britain.

Dr Juliette Pattinson (Kent) and Linsey Robb (Teesside University)


27 January The Reconstruction of Soviet Russia after the Great Patriotic War: Rural Housing, Soviet Subprime, and Landscapes of Memory

Dr Robert Dale (Newcastle)


10 February Re-staging Mafeking in Muswell Hill: Patriotism, Imperialism, Militarism and Philanthropy in London's Boer War Carnivals'.

Dion Georgiou (PhD student, QMUL)


24 February Exploring the trenches: Ethnographic encounters with tourists on the Western Front battlefields.

Dr Jennifer Iles (Roehampton)


9 March Ex-Servicemen and the Liberal Party in the 1920s

Dr Matthew Johnson (Durham)