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

Autumn Term 2015
DateSeminar details
7 October A Photographic Memorial: Canadians, Cameras and the First World War

Dr Philip Hatfield (Curator Canadian and Caribbean Studies, British Library)

21 October `A Kidnapping and a "Confirmed Sodomite": Desire and Danger in the British Indian Army'

Kate Imy (PhD student, Rutgers/IHR Mellon Dissertation Fellow)

4 November Eighteenth-Century Naval Officers: An International Perspective

Dr Evan Wilson (Oxford)

18 November `These weapons can never be the arms of other than wealthy and intelligent nations': The Mitrailleur and Small War doctrine in British military culture, 1869-1875.

Ryan Patterson (PhD student, Exeter)

Venue: Peter Marshall ROom N204, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

2 December 'Keep Calm and Carry On`: The Popular Memory of Second World War Food Rationing and Gender History.

Kelly Spring (PhD student, Manchester)

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)