Modern British History Seminar Trinity Term 2015

Modern British History Seminar
Trinity Term 2015
Thursdays, 2pm, Larkin Room, St John’s.
All welcome. Tea is served after the seminar.
30 April, Graham Harding (St Cross), ‘“Effervescency”: the production of a liquid
and an idea in the 19th century’ and Beau Woodbury (Wolfson), ‘Promoting classical music
in mid twentieth century adult education’.
7 May, Richard Parfitt (Linacre), ‘“Living still, in spite of dungeon, fire and
sword": music and Irish political prisoners, 1916-1921' and Catherine Sloan (Queen’s), ‘The
“Tunding Row”: reform and resistance at Winchester School, 1872’.
14 May, Rory Allan (Christ Church), ‘Citizens & scholars: public history and the
historian's vocation in Britain, 1860-1930’ and Greg Hynes (Pembroke), ‘“The menace of
remoteness”: Britain’s imperial communications networks and the greater British community
during the First World War’.
21 May, Mikko Lievonen (St Edmund Hall), ‘Policy-making in the professional
party: the Conservative and Labour research departments, 1970-9’ and Callum White
(Balliol), ‘“The betrayal of the slums”?: the politics of the housing programme in Britain
after the First World War’.
Sian Pooley
Matthew Grimley
Ben Jackson
Marc Mulholland
Simon Skinner
William Whyte