Centre for Regional and Local History Autumn 2023 Seminar Series

All seminars are FREE and everyone is welcome. They take place in Room 101 Attenborough Tower, University of Leicester, University Road, LEICESTER LEI 7RH – unless otherwise noted.

12 October 12:30-1:30pm
‘Transatlantic slavery, landownership and enclosure in England, 1738-1836’
Prof. Corinne Fowler

26 October 2-4pm
‘Black lives in British archives’
Gaverne Bennett and Chloe Phillips

16 November 2-4pm
‘Tommy “what a life” Hatton: boxing promoter, bibliophile and founder of Leicester’s local history collection
Dr Simon Dixon
This event will be held in the Digital Culture Studio, David Wilson Library

30 November 2-4pm
Wives, sociability and separation in 19th-century England’
Denise Greany and Judy Somekh

14 December 2-4pm
Local histories of religious minorities: perspectives from 18th-century Wales and late 20th-century England’
Dr Zoe Knox and Dr Angela Muir

To celebrate the re-launch of our seminar series, and the opening of our new research space, all presenters this semester are University of Leicester colleagues, postgraduate research students or alumni.
Please email angela.muir@le.ac.uk with any queries.

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