Monthly Round Up: March
April 18, 2016 Leave a comment
Dr Gillian Mitchell received a BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grant, which will be used for a three-week research trip to London in June to continue research for her current project, ‘The “Older Generation” and Popular Music in Britain, c.1955-1975’.
Professor Rab Houston was an invited panel member at a conference in Durham on 19th March: ‘Law & Society in Early Modern England: A Conference in Memory of Chris Brooks’, Round Table 1 – Law in Early Modern England.
On 22nd March, Dr Gillian Mitchell presented a paper entitled ‘Moral Panic? The Reactions of Newspapers to Rock ‘n’ Roll, 1955-1963′ at the conference Recording Leisure Lives: Deviant, Delinquent and Degenerate Leisure in 20th Century Britain, held at the University of Bolton.
On 30th March, Dr James Nott appeared on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Thinking Allowed’, talking to Laurie Taylor about his new book Going to the Palais: A Social and Cultural History of Dancing and Dance Halls In Britain, 1918-60.
Justine Firnhaber-Baker, ‘Soldiers, Villagers, and Politics: The Role of Mercenaries in the Jacquerie of 1358,’ in Guilhem Pépin, Françoise Laine, and Frédéric Bouboule (eds), Routiers et mercenaires pendant la guerre de Cent ans (Ausonius: Bordeaux, 2016), pp. 101–14.
Anne Crone and Erlend Hindmarch, with Alex Woolf, Living and Dying at Auldhame: The Excavation of an Anglian Monastic Settlement and Medieval Parish Church (Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 2016).