Graduate Seminar in History, 1680-1850

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?

For information about the seminar, and news of forthcoming events, visit our Facebook page. We would be happy to post notices of interest to our group – contact [email protected]

Convenors: F. Dabhoiwala (Exeter); J. Innes (Somerville), B. Harris (Worcester); P. Gauci (Lincoln)

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