Tuesday 1 October:


Obi Ojimiwe



Rosy Rickett

Public Health and Private Interests: Conceptualizing Global Public Health Partnerships as Discourse


On the significance of dead sheep: truth and meaning in oral history interviews



Tuesday 15th October:


Bethan Foulkes

The Elasticity of Masculinity: the Breadwinner Obligation and Trade Union Strike Pay


Jim Greenhalgh


(title tbc)



Tuesday 29th October:


Marieke Hamann

A critical overview of pre-1900 dictionaries in the Japanese collection of the John Rylands Library


Patrick Doyle


The ’12 We Wonders’: Community, Consensus and Conflict in Confederate South Carolina



Tuesday 12th November:


Peter Burch

Early Anglo-Saxon Elite Burial: the Origins of Kingship and Sixth-Century Britain


Christian Robinson


Imperial Soldiers: Re-contextualising, Re-evaluating and Redefining the Victorian ‘Martial Races’



Tuesday 26th November:


Jenni Hyde

Knowingness and the Mid-Sixteenth Century English Ballad


Marci Freedman


The Censorship of the Itinerarium



Tuesday 10th December:


Maarten Walraven

Mechanical Street Sounds: Road Surfaces, Suppressing Noise and Constructing a Hygienic City c. 1900


Camilla Mørk Røstvik


CERN and Cultural Engagement – a Historical Exploration of CERN’s Flirtation with the Arts



All seminars begin at 5pm and are held in the new Graduate School,

Ellen Wilkinson Building.  Wine and refreshments are provided. 

Post-seminar drinks and further discussion at the Ducie Inn. historypgseminar@gmail.com