HT 2014 (archive)

Memorial Room, Worcester College
Wednesdays (weeks 1–8 at 5pm), except in 3rd Week (see below)

Wed. 22nd Jan. (1st week)
Katrina Navickas (Hertfordshire): Violence, the Body and the Body Politic in Popular Protest, 1830-42

Wed. 29th Jan. (2nd week)
Jonathan Healey (Kellogg): Nuclear Hardship Revisited: Family Life and Family Breakdown amongst the Lancashire Poor, c. 1670-1715

Tues. 4th Feb.  (3rd week)
Rachel Hope Cleves (Victoria): Miss Bryant was the Man: Gender and Sex in a Same-Sex Marriage in Early America
Joint-event with the American Seminar, held at 4pm in the Basement Seminar Room of the Rothermere American Institute

Wed. 12th Feb. (4th week)
Angela McShane (Victoria and Albert Museum): Monmouth’s Return and the Political Power of Popular Song in Seventeenth-century England

Wed. 19th Feb. (5th week)
Neil Sanghvi (St. Hilda’s): Snouts in the Trough, or Destined for the Highest Office? Army Officers in the Houses of Commons and Lords, 1689-1739

Wed. 26th Feb. (6th week)
Julie Farguson (St. Catherine’s): The Silent Revolt: Prince George of Denmark and the Glorious Revolution

Wed. 5th Mar. (7th week)
Simon Szreter (Cambridge): Can We Estimate the Prevalence of Venereal Disease in England in the Late Eighteenth Century?

Wed. 12th Mar. (8th week)
Hannah Greig (York): As Seen on Screen: Material Culture, Historical Accuracy and the Costume Drama

For information about the seminar, and news of forthcoming events, visit our Facebook page: Oxford Seminar in mainly British History 1680-1850. We would be happy to post notices of interest to our group – contact [email protected]
Convenors: Joanna Innes (Somerville), Bob Harris (Worcester), Faramerz Dabhoiwala (Exeter), Perry Gauci (Lincoln).