Locality and Region Seminar 2014-15

The seminar welcomes all those who are interested in the relationship between local and national history and who wish to share ideas, viewpoints and work in progress. It seeks to make an original contribution to local and regional history by drawing upon the long-established national resources of the VCH and co-operating with participants from universities, record offices, local history societies and heritage organisations, as well as with those engaged in independent research. If you would like to join our e-mailing list, please contact rebecca.read@sas.ac.uk.

Our next seminar is on Tuesday 24th February and will be given by Dr Nat Alcock (Warwick) : "On the road: Travel in Britain before the Railway Age"

The programme can be dowloaded at the bottom of this page and is aviailable on the website of the Institute of Historical Research.

Convenors: Professor Richard Hoyle (VCH, IHR), Adam Chapman (VCH, IHR), Professor John Beckett (University of Nottingham), Matthew Bristow (VCH, IHR), Dr Christopher Currie (IHR), Dr Gill Draper (University of Kent), Dr Alan Thacker (IHR)

Podcasts of previous seminars

Latest podcast:

2 December 2014 - Edward Packard (UCS)"Lovely weather. At 7.15 a.m. we were bombed by German aircraft": the Great War as experienced in the diary of a farmer's wife at Shotley, Suffolk

To listen to this seminar, click here.

Earlier podcasts

 Other podcasts from this seminar series and other seminars related to Local and Regional History from the Institute of Historical Research are available here.


If you would like to contribute to future seminars, please contact Adam.Chapman@sas.ac.uk