A PhD research day took place in The Open University Library Seminar rooms 1-2, Milton Keynes, on 26 May 2017. The event was organised by Dr Silvia De Renzi and Dr Anna Plassart and provided OU History department PhD candidates an opportunity to present their work and exchange ideas.
For further details, see the full programme below.
- 10.00: Registration and coffee
- 10.20: Welcome and introduction
- 10.30: Chris Mains, ‘Plots and religious conflicts in Elizabethan time: the view of Sir Robert Cecil’
- 11.10: Katherine Lucas, ‘Developments in the political thinking of Wolfe Tone’
- 11.50: Break
- 12.00: Louise Ryland Epton, ‘Welfare provision in the late eighteenth century’
- 12.40: Lunch
- 14.00: Lucinda Borkett-Jones, ‘Representations of Anglo-German relations before the First World War’
- 14.40: Sam Aylett, ‘Museums and the legacies of the British Empire: key questions and methods’
- 15.20: Coffee break
- 15.30: Tom Probert, ‘The changing historiography of counterinsurgency: from minimum to exemplary force’
- 16.10: Concluding remarks