Event type
History of Education
Event dates
, 2:00PM - 4:30PM
Online- via Zoom
Mary Clare Martin (University of Greenwich), Heather Ellis (University of Sheffield), Gary McCulloch (UCL Institute of Education), Yinka Olusoga (University of Sheffield), Holly Martin (Former Gardener-in-residence, Manorfield Primary School)
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A special session of the History of Education Seminar at the Institute of Historical Research organised in partnership with the Histories of Education research group at the University of Sheffield and the Institute of Lifecourse Development at the University of Greenwich.

  • Mary Clare Martin (University of Greenwich): ‘School dinners, school dinners. I feel sick! I feel sick!’ Experiencing school feeding, 1880-1960
  • Heather Ellis (University of Sheffield): Researching the experiences of hungry children in Britain, 1900-1930: Emotional and sensory histories of children and food poverty
  • Gary McCulloch (UCL Institute of Education): The rise and fall of the School Meals Service
  • Yinka Olusoga (University of Sheffield): Feeding of ‘Necessitous Children’: Discourses of childhood, parenting and poverty and the introduction of school meals in Bradford
  • Holly Martin (Former Gardener-in-residence, Manorfield Primary School, Tower Hamlets): Case Study: The School as a Food Bank

: Gurpinder Lalli (University of Wolverhampton)

All welcome- this seminar is free to attend but registration is required.