Michaelmas Term 2015
The seminar will meet weekly, on Wednesdays at 5 p.m., in the Turl Yard Lecture Room, Lincoln College (ask at the college lodge for directions). Tea and Coffee will be served from 4.45pm. All research students working in this period are encouraged to attend; anyone else interested is also very welcome.
14th Oct. (week 1) Introductory party
21st Oct. (week 2) Bob Harris (Worcester) The Lottery and Gambling in the Long Eighteenth Century
28th Oct. (week 3) David Kennerley (Worcester) Loyalism, Celebrity and the Politics of Personality: Charles Dibdin in the 1790s
4th Nov. (week 4) Andrew Mackley (Linacre) Stamped with the Authority of Parliament’: Scottish Local Legislation, 1760-1830
11th Nov. (week 5) Stéphane Jettot (Paris-Sorbonne) The Making of Baronetages: An Insight into Family Genealogical Literacy in Long Eighteenth-Century Britain
18th Nov. (week 6) Peter Forsaith (Oxford Brookes) John Wesley: Images and Identity
25th Nov. (week 7) Frances Richardson (Kellogg) The Introduction of the Old Poor Law in North Wales, 1750-1837
2nd Dec. (week 8) Ali Yaycioglu (Stanford) Deed of Alliance (1808): A Late Ottoman Magna Carta?
Convenors: F. Dabhoiwala (Exeter); J. Innes (Somerville), B. Harris (Worcester); P. Gauci (Lincoln)