Seminar Series

Seminar Series 2017-2018

All seminars are on Thursday at 2.15pm in the first floor Seminar Room of 5 Salisbury Road. You are invited to tea in the Common Room of 5 Salisbury Road afterwards. We look forward to seeing you there!

Title of Seminar
Thursday 5 October

Kevin Schürer (ELH, University of Leicester), Migration to London in the second half of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and the development of the north-south divide

Thursday 19 October

Edward Legon (UCL) Seditious memories of the British wars and revolutions: the local legacies of conflict after the Restoration

Thursday 2 November

Chris R. Langley (Newman University), Understanding neighbourliness: a parish perspective from early modern Scotland

Thursday 16 November

Hugh McLeod (University of Birmingham), Religion and the rise of sport in Victorian England

Thursday 30 November

Nicolas Schroeder (Université Libre de Bruxelles), ‘The tide of historical thinking': a conceptual genealogy of W.G. Hoskins’s perception of early medieval landscapes

Thursday 25 January

Jayne Carroll (University of Nottingham), Scandinavian identities and English place-names

Thursday 8 February

Eddie Procter (University of Exeter), The path to the monastery: communication networks linking monastic estates in the southern Welsh Marches

Thursday 22 February

Philip Slavin (University of Kent), The impact of scab panzootics on sheep farming and the wool industry in England, c.1270–1320

Thursday 8 March Colin Pooley (Lancaster University), Mobility, transport and community: evidence from life writing
Thursday 22 March Jonathan Healey (University of Oxford), The curious case of the cross-dressing Catholic: festivity and resistance in Jacobean Lancashire

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