Reflections on the Seminar Series: Introduction

Welcome to the IHR History Lab: Reflections on the Seminar Series blog. This series of blogs offers presenters at our seminars a chance to discuss their research and to reflect on the experience of presenting. In this introduction, our seminar convenors Rachel Smith (Bath Spa University) and Ellen Smith (University of Leicester) present the autumn … Continue reading Reflections on the Seminar Series: Introduction

Children’s Drawings as Historical Evidence: Pictures from the Spanish Civil War.

Jack D. Hodgson is a 3rd year PhD student at Northumbria University. His dissertation considers the rights and experiences of Mexican American children in Depression era California, though he works more widely on childhood in the West in the early 20th century. He has written for the Washington Post and Business Insider, and he presented this paper on … Continue reading Children’s Drawings as Historical Evidence: Pictures from the Spanish Civil War.

The Significance of C/conservatism to the success of the Bath suffrage campaign: Tracking events in the city through its representation in the local press and suffrage periodicals, 1900-1914 .

Ellis Naylor has just completed her MA at Bath Spa University and is looking to continue her work at PhD level. She presented her work on the 12th November, and has written about her experience presenting it to us below. For the past two years, I have been immersed in the world of the British … Continue reading The Significance of C/conservatism to the success of the Bath suffrage campaign: Tracking events in the city through its representation in the local press and suffrage periodicals, 1900-1914 .

“Communities of Memory”: Archiving a Book Bazar

This is the first post of many written by the speakers form our seminar series. Kanu Priya Dhingra is a Doctoral Candidate and Felix Scholar at the Centre for Cultural, Literary, and Postcolonial Studies at SOAS, University of London. She presented on the 29th October, and has written about her work below. My Doctoral thesis … Continue reading “Communities of Memory”: Archiving a Book Bazar