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Lent Term 2020

Thursdays at 5 pm. Drinks will be served before the discussion.  

All meetings will be in the Castlereagh Room in the Fisher Building, St John’s College. 


23 January

Helen Smith
‘Lost poets of the raincoat shop’: masculinity, feeling, and a queer friendship in the first half of the twentieth century.’


6 February

Adrian Bingham
'Reducing the alienation of young people from normal political life? The lowering of the voting age in Britain, 1959-70.’



20 February - cancelled on account of industrial action. To be rearranged.

Helen Sunderland
‘One of the greatest events in the history of our constituency’: schoolgirls’ mock elections in Edwardian England.


5 March - cancelled on account of industrial action. To be rearranged.

Glen O’Hara
‘How radical and how left-wing were the Blair governments of 1997-2007?’


The seminars on 6th February and 5th March are held jointly with the Modern Social and Economic History and Policy seminar.




Lucy Delap
Niamh Gallagher
Helen McCarthy
Renaud Morieux
Jon Parry


The Seminar is grateful for the generous support provided by the Trevelyan Fund


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