Convenors: Dr Richard Dennis, Dr David Green, Dr Derek Keene

Alternate Wednesdays at 5.30 pm
in the Old Bindery at the
Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Theme for 1994-5: 'Metropolitan Infrastructures'

Autumn Term 1994

12 October Anthony Sutcliffe (Leicester)
Metropolitan infrastructures in the cinema
25 October Bill Luckin (Bolton)
'That imperial stream': the water question and environmental ideology in nineteenth-century London
9 November Caroline Arscott (Courtald Institute of Art)
'See no evil': London prisons in nineteenth-century art
23 November Mark Jenner (York)
Networks of water in London, c.1569-c.1725
7 December Ralph Turvey (London School of Economics)
The LCC steamboat service, 1905-8: a flop

Spring Term 1995

18 January Peter Hounsell (Thames Valley)
Rubbish, waste and by-products: the nature and location of noxious trades in Victorian London
1 February David Green (King's College London)
Small masters, small fortunes: middle-class wealth in London, 1800-1858
15 February Sophie Forgan (Teesside)
The topography of scientific life in nineteenth-century London
1 March Frank Prochaska (Institute of Historical Research)
The monarchy, civil society and the metropolis
15 March Dana Arnold (The Georgian Group)
Rationality, safety and power: the street planning of late Georgian London