Locality & Region

Venue: Room N304, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Tuesdays 17:15

Convenors: Adam Chapman (VCH, IHR), Matthew Bristow (VCH, IHR), Christopher Currie (IHR), Gill Draper (University of Kent), Alan Thacker (IHR)

The LOCALITY AND REGION seminar welcomes all those who are interested in the relationship between local and national history and who wish to share ideas, viewpoints and work in progress. It seeks to make an original contribution to local and regional history by drawing upon the long-established national resources of the VCH and co-operating with participants from universities, record offices, local history societies and heritage organisations, as well as with those engaged in independent research.

If you would like to join our e-mailing list, please contact rebecca.read@sas.ac.uk

Spring Term 2019
DateSeminar details
22 January
17:15
Street history: London Bridge and Monserrat Road
Dorian Gerhold
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

5 February
17:15
Sir John Fogge and Lady Alice Haute: the culture of memory, music and books at Ashford, Kent, 1463-1512
Gill Draper (University of Kent)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

19 February
17:15
The Life and Death of a Medieval Port: Dunster, Somerset
Adam Chapman (Victoria County History)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

5 March
17:15
Class and Community in North Lincolnshire: the life and thoughts of William Dixon (1756 – 1824) of Holton-le-Moor
Richard Olney (formerly of Historical Manuscripts Commission and National Archives )
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

Summer Term 2019
DateSeminar details
30 April
17:15
Digital recording of churches and chapels in Nottinghamshire
John Beckett (University of Nottingham)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR