Centre for Regional and Local History

2023 Autumn Seminar Series

Programme for the Centre for Regional and Local History

All seminars take place in Attenborough 101 unless otherwise noted

12 October 12:30 - 1:30pm

‘Transatlantic slavery, landownership and enclosure in England, 1738-1836’
Prof. Corinne Fowler

26 October 2.00 - 4.00pm

‘Black lives in British archives’
Gaverne Bennett and Chloe Phillips

16 November 2.00 - 4.00pm

‘Tommy “what a life” Hatton: boxing promoter, bibliophile and founder of Leicester’s local history collection’
Dr Simon Dixon
*This event will be held in the Digital Culture Studio, David Wilson Library*

30 November 2.00 - 4.00pm

‘Wives, sociability and separation in 19th-century England’
Denise Greany and Judy Somekh

14 December 2.00 - 4.00pm

‘Local histories of religious minorities: perspectives from 18th-century Wales and late 20th-century England’
Dr Zoe Knox and Dr Angela Muir

To celebrate the re-launch of our seminar series, and the opening of our new research space, all presenters this semester are University of Leicester colleagues, postgraduate research students or alumni.

Please email angela.muir@le.ac.uk with any queries.

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