History of Education

Time: Thursdays 17:30

Convenors: Gary McCulloch (UCL Institute of Education) and Georgina Brewis (UCL Institute of Education)

Venue: Unless otherwise stated these seminars are held in the Institute of Historical Research (IHR), Senate House.

The ‘History of Education Seminar’ at IHR (Institute of Historical Research) is convened by ICHRE (International Centre for Historical Research in Education) members. The seminar attracts speakers from around the world, providing a forum for established historians as well as early-career researchers to present their work. For further information please contact Gary McCulloch or Georgina Brewis at ioe.ichre@ucl.ac.uk All welcome, no registration required. 

Autumn Term 2018
DateSeminar details
4 October
17:30
Looking again at Modern Art
Pam Meecham (UCL Institute of Education), Claire Robins (UCL Institute of Education)
UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way (Room 739)

1 November
17:30
The rural idyll refashioned: Modernity, citizenship and the English countryside and the mid-twentieth century youth movements
Sian Edwards (University of Winchester)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

13 December
17:30
Teaching children how to feel: Emotional education and children’s experiences in institutional children’s homes in Britain, Australia and Canada, 1850-1914
Claudia Soares (Queen Mary, University of London)
Room 541, UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL

Spring Term 2019
DateSeminar details
7 February
17:30
John Scupham: the written word, the broadcast word and the recorded conversation
Lottie Hoare (University of Cambridge)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

7 March
17:30
The Very Recent History of English Free Schools: Discourse and the Coalition Government’s Education Policy
Deborah Sabric (University of Roehampton)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

Summer Term 2019
DateSeminar details
23 May
17:30
‘A Pedagogy of Peace’: The contribution of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini to Progressive Education 1880-1917
Maria Patricia Williams (UCL Institute of Education)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

20 June
17:30
Gender and secondary education in Britain since 1945
Laura Carter (University of Cambridge)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR