SPORT AND LEISURE HISTORY SEMINAR:
AUTUMN 2009 PROGRAMME
5 Oct: Richard Holt (DMU), Alan Tomlinson (Brighton) and Christopher Young (Cambridge):
'Creating a History of Sport in Europe'
19 Oct: Robert Lake (St Mary's University College):
'Class, Gender and Etiquette in British Lawn Tennis: 1870-1939'
2 Nov: Simon Martin (British School at Rome/University of Hertfordshire):
'Peasants into Sportsmen: Sport and the Making of Modern Italy'
16 Nov: Sue Simpson (Southampton):
'Sir Henry Lee and the Elizabethan Tournaments – Merely a Sporting Occasion?'
30 Nov: Helen Pussard:
'Lidos and the Lido Movement in Twentieth-Century England'
14 Dec: Mark Clapson (Westminster):
'Competing against Segregation: Sport and Leisure on a "Problem" Council Estate in South East England since the 1930s'
The seminars will take place in the Ecclesiastical History Room of the Institute of Historical Research, at 5:15 PM on Mondays fortnightly. We are now looking for papers for the 2010/11 academic year: if you would be interested in presenting your research at the seminar, please send an abstract (c. 200-300 words) along with a brief biography to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Moreover, if you are interested in attending the seminar, contact us at the same email address, and we will add you to our mailing list.
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