Alternate Wednesdays at 5.30 pm
in the Old Bindery at the
Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
The speakers are all contributing chapters on London to the forthcoming Cambridge Urban History of Britain. In these papers they will try out their ideas and reflect more generally on the underlying themes of London history.
11 October 1995 Derek Keene (Centre for Metropolitan History) From Lost City to Capital, 600-1300 25 October Caroline Barron (Royal Holloway, London) A Social and Political Capital, 1300-1540 8 November Jeremy Boulton (University of Newcastle upon Tyne) An Emergent Metropolis, 1540-1700 22 November Leonard Schwarz (University of Birmingham) London and the Industrial World, 1700-1840 6 December Richard Dennis (University College London) World City and After, 1840-1950