Political History Network

A forum for 19th and 20th century political history

Symposium: Friday 30th May 2014
HUMSS 86, Humanities and Social Sciences Building, University of Reading

From 1.30 pm Registration and coffee

2.00 pm

‘Spencer Perceval and education’

Edward Hicks (St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford)

2.30 pm

‘Efficiency and economy? The complex path to comprehensivisation on Anglesey, 1935- 1953’

K. Anna S. Olsson Rost (Bangor University)

3.00 pm
‘”Trouble at the docks and the two Davids”: The Liverpool Education Act of 1939’ Dr Geoffrey F. Chorley (Liverpool Hope University)
3.30 pm Coffee

4.00 pm

‘Mountbatten and India, 1948-64: The enduring networks of politics, the persisting influence of friendship’

Rakesh Ankit (University of Southampton)

4.30 pm

‘De-Stalinisation? Grassroots responses in France’s deep south to the XXth Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in 1956’

Dr Fiona Haig (University of Portsmouth)

5.00 pm

‘”A powerful and dangerous idea?” The ‘Heartland’ theory and twentieth century world politics’

Dr Simone Pelizza (Independent Scholar)

All welcome but please register by email
Daniel Renshaw D.G.W.Renshaw@pgr.reading.ac.uk

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