Graduate Seminar in History, 1680-1850 Hilary Term 2019

Hilary Term 2019

The seminar will meet weekly, on Tuesdays at 4.15pm, in the Beckington Room, Lincoln College (ask at the college lodge for directions). Tea and Coffee will be served from 4pm. All research students working in this period are encouraged to attend; anyone else interested is also very welcome.

15th Jan. (week 1) Gareth Atkins (Cambridge) Mapping Evangelical London, c. 1770-1820: Reflections on Writing about Religious Networks
22nd Jan. (week 2) Naomi Pullin (Warwick) Best Friends and Worst Enemies: Female Negative Sociability in Britain, 1660-1775
29th Jan. (week 3) Maura Valenti (Trinity) “…and quietly accommodate themselves to the misery of the times”: Toward a Study of the Music of Catholic Ireland under the Penal Laws
5th Feb. (week 4) Maxine Berg (Warwick) Nootka Sound on the Northwest Pacific Coast: a Global Micro Trading Centre 1778-1794
12th Feb. (week 5) David Kennerley (QMUL) Towards a Sonic History of Chartism: A Case-study of Music, Sound and Politics in Mid-Nineteenth-century Leicester
19th Feb. (week 6) Nuala Zahedieh (Edinburgh) Eric Williams and William Forbes: copper, colonies, capital accumulation and the Industrial Revolution
26th Feb. (week 7) Dexnell Peters (Exeter) Trinidad and Demerara: The Southern Caribbean in the Revolutionary Era
5th March (week 8) Sophie Chessum (National Trust) Clandon Park

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

B. Harris (Worcester); S. Skinner (Balliol); O. Cox (TORCH); P. Gauci (Lincoln)

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