British History in the Long 18th Century

Sponsored by Mark Storey and Carey Karmel

Venue: Pollard Room N301, IHR,  North block, Senate House

Time: Wednesdays 17:15

Convenors: Arthur Burns (King’s College London), Penelope J. Corfield (Royal Holloway, London); Margot Finn (University College London) Amanda Goodrich (Open University), Tim Hitchcock (University of Sussex), Sarah Lloyd (University of Hertfordshire), with post-doctoral reps Joseph Cozens (University of Essex), Sally Holloway (Oxford Brookes University), Gillian Williamson (Independent Scholar), and PG representatives Miranda Reading (King's College, London) and Esther Brot (King’s College London).

Seminar Administrator: Gillian Williamson (gswilliamson@virginmedia.com)

Après-seminar: All are warmly invited to drinks/dinner at local restaurant, with pegged charge of £15 for postgrads + immediate postdocs.

Contacts: For offers of papers/panels, please contact Sarah Lloyd (S.V.Lloyd@herts.ac.uk) and Sally Holloway (sally.holloway@brookes.ac.uk)

Autumn Term 2018
DateSeminar details
10 October
17:15
Georgian Philanthropy, Children’s Labour, and the London Foundling Hospital’s Imperial Mission, c. 1750–1834
Helen Berry (Newcastle University)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

24 October
17:15
The Role of the Anglican Clergy in English Parliamentary Elections, 1801–1837
Nicholas Dixon (Pembroke College, Cambridge)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

7 November
17:15
A Cultural History of Lapdogs and Social Anxiety, c.1690–1815
Stephanie Howard-Smith (Queen Mary University of London)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

21 November
17:15
The Re-Invention of Samuel Richardson
Bonnie Latimer (University of Plymouth), Karen Lipsedge (Kingston University)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

5 December
17:15
Lightning Talks
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

Spring Term 2019
DateSeminar details
16 January
17:15
Peterloo 1819: Authorities, Women and Crowds
Joseph Cozens (UCL), Katrina Navickas (Herts), Robert Poole (UCLan)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

30 January
17:15
A Social Network? Membership, Identities and Networks in the Society for the Suppression of Vice
Miranda Reading (KCL)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

13 February
17:15
“Ha, ha, who would not be an arbitrator! But as I am one, perhaps it would be as well, just to look into the case”: Arbitration In The Long Eighteenth Century
Francis Boorman (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

27 February
17:15
Britannia Rules the Shops: Consuming Material Nationhood in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Serena Dyer (University of Hertfordshire)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

13 March
17:15
Outreach event with the Georgian Papers Programme at Windsor Castle
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR