Contemporary British History Seminar

Venue: S8.08, Strand Campus, King's College London

Time: Wednesdays  17:00

Convenors: Dr Andrew Blick (KCL); Dr Helen Glew (Westminster); Dr Alana Harris (KCL); Dr Kandiah (KCL); Professor Richard Roberts (KCL); Professor Pat Thane (KCL)

Spring Term 2017
DateSeminar details
18 January
17:00
Domestic water and the politics of the home in post-war Britain
Glen O'Hara (Oxford Brookes)
King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS

1 February
17:00
Teenage Heterosexuality and Home Life, 1950-1980
Hannah Carnock (University of Exeter)
King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS

22 February
17:00
What, if anything, changed for British diplomats after the end of the Cold War
Michael Kandiah
S8.08, Strand Building, King’s College London

1 March
17:00
Ethnographies of the Westminster Parliament 1997-2015: the shapeshifting work of politicians
Emma Crewe (SOAS)
Room S-1.06, Strand Building, King’s College London

15 March
18:30
The Duke and the Dictator: Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia's visit to Britain in March 1953
Andrew Harrison (The National Archives)
K0.31 Small Committee Room King’s College London at 18:00

22 March
18:30
"Save Ulster from Sodomy!": Northern Ireland and Homosexuality after 1967
Sean Brady (Birkbeck)
K0.31 (Old Committee Room), Strand Campus, King's College London, WC2R 2LS

DateSeminar details
4 April
18:00
Royal Diplomacy in the twentieth century
Michael Kandiah (King's College London), Matthew Glencross (King's College London)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

Summer Term 2017
DateSeminar details
26 April
17:00
British paratroopers and the 1982 Falklands war
Helen Parr (Keele University)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

17 May
17:00
TBC
Khurram Jowiya (King's College London)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

31 May
17:00
Women hotel staff and the negotiation of class, gender, and national identity in Britain, 1918-1950.
Eloise Moss (University of Manchester)
King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS

7 June
17:00
The emotional history of the Munich Crisis
Julie Gottlieb (University of Sheffield)
King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS