Centre for Regional and Local History

Academic year: 2020-2021

Seminars will be delivered live and remotely on these dates and times. You can join these sessions from your home computer via Blackboard Collaborate. You do not need to download any special software to join these sessions. Simply click on the links below which act as an entry key into the virtual seminar room. Sessions will open 15 minutes before the scheduled start of the paper. Please ensure that your video and microphones are off during the paper. There will be opportunities to ask questions directly after the paper.

The pre-industrial Lowestoft Fish Office: another red herring?

8 October 2020, 2.15pm
Matt Bristow 

New light on the medieval Gough map of Britain

22 October 2020, 2.15pm
Dr Bill Shannon

Where next for the Victoria County History?

5 November 2020, 2.15pm
Dr Adam Chapman

The Provincial-Provincial Public Sphere: Scotland, New Zealand and the Newspaper Press in the Age of Telegraph and Steam

19 November 2020, 2.15pm
Dr Melodee Beals

Humbug and a Welsh Hindu: a small history of race, language and begging in nineteenth-century Liverpool

3 December 2020, 2.15pm
Professor Martin Johnes

'He used to come and sit in the kitchen': Farmers and Advisors Sharing and Making Local Knowledge in Post-war British Farming

21 January 2021, 2.15pm
Dr Sally Horrocks and Dr Paul Merchant

Female entrepreneurship: business, marriage and motherhood in England and Wales, 1851-1911

4 February 2021, 2.15pm
Dr Carry van Lieshout

'Overfrighted and feared': feelings, attitudes and responses to fear during the 1641 Irish rebellion

18 February 2021, 7pm
Dr Bethany Marsh

Migration from Swaledale during the collapse of the nineteenth-century lead mines

4 March 2021, 2.15pm
Professor Phil Batman

From Slave Trade to Scramble for Africa: the making of the Black population in Britain

18 March 2021, 7pm
Dr Chris Zembe

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