Affiliated with the History & Policy network.
Lent Term 2017
Castlereagh Room in the Fisher Building, St John’s College
Wednesday at 1-2.30pm, except 8 March which will be at 5pm.
Sandwiches will be available at the lunchtime seminars
David Clayton (York)
The puzzling case of the “Saucepan Special”, c.1947-53: the take-up of radio receiving sets in Northern Rhodesia, c1948-53.
Joint session with Cambridge UCU Trade Union and Labour History seminar series: Trade Unions in the UK: Past, present and future
Laura Schwartz (Warwick) – Domestic servants unions in early 20th century Britain.
Respondent: Karol Florek (consultant, UNICARE)
Kieran Heinemann (Cambridge)
Playing the Stock Market: Investment, Speculation and Gambling in Post-war Britain.
Note: this seminar will be held at 5pm in the Castlereagh Room
Sally Sheard (Liverpool)
The Politics of Sisyphus: waiting lists and the battle for authority in the NHS, 1974-2004.
The Seminar is grateful for the generous support provided by the Trevelyan Fund
Convenors:Lucy Delap, Simon Szreter and Duncan Needham