Parliaments, Politics and People

Venue: Past & Present Room N202, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Tuesdays 17:15

Convenors: Paul Hunneyball (History of Parliament), Robin Eagles (History of Parliament),  Stephen Roberts (History of Parliament), Emma Peplow (History of Parliament), Martin Spychal (History of Parliament).

Autumn Term 2018
DateSeminar details
16 October
Round-table session: Digital humanities and political history: in memoriam Valerie Cromwell
Jane Winters (School of Advanced Study, University of London), Hannes Kleineke (History of Parliament Trust), Ruth Ahnert (Queen Mary, University of London), Arthur Burns (King’s College, London)
The Court Room, First Floor

30 October
Crucible of revolution: Parliament, Putney, and the politics of settlement in the autumn of 1647
Sean Kelsey (University of Buckingham)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

13 November
One person, multiple votes: university constituencies and the electoral system, 1868-1950
Philip Norton (Hull/House of Lords), Jon Parry (Pembroke College, Cambridge ), Kathryn Rix (History of Parliament), Martin Spychal (History of Parliament), Susan Cohen (Liverpool John Moores)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

27 November
Standing orders and precedents in the Irish House of Commons in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
Glenn McKee (Private scholar)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR

4 December
Old and unfit for other service? Maintaining the fabric of Parliament c.1660-1760
Robin Eagles (History of Parliament Trust)
IHR Past and Present Room, N202, Second Floor, IHR