School of History

EVENTS TO MARK THE RETIREMENT OF PROFESSOR JOHN MILLER

12 March 2012 - 13 March 2012

Time: 12:31 - 12:32pm

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Monday 12 March

6.30pm
The Peoples Revolution in Britain and Ireland
Venue: ArtsTwo Lecture Theatre

Speaker: John Morrill, University of Cambridge
Chair: Quentin Skinner, Queen Mary, University of London
Response: Mark Goldie, University of Cambridge

This lecture will be followed by a reception.

Tuesday 13 March

9.30am-7pm
All-day conference
Venue: GO Jones Building, Room 602 (6th Floor)

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Conference programme:

Coffee available from 9.30 am

9.45am
Welcome and introduction to the day

Session 1:
10.00am-11.30am
Professor Justin Champion (RHUL)
Religions a politic law: anticlerical verse satire in the Court of Charles II
Dr Anna Keay (English Heritage)
Charles II and the legitimisation of the Duke of Monmouth
Chair: Professor Miri Rubin (QMUL)

11.30am-11.45am
Break

Session 2:
11.45am-12.45pm

Mr David Magliocco (QMUL)
The Cuckold, the Priest, his Wife and her Lover - Popery and Politics at 40
Ms Sam Shammai (QMUL)
1681 Charles IIs Trying Year
Chair: Professor Justin Champion

12.45pm-1.45pm
Lunch

Session 3:
1.45pm-3.15pm
Dr Paul Seaward (History of Parliament)
Clarendon and Catholicism
Mr Lorenzo Sabbadini (QMUL)
From the liberty of subjects to the sovereignty of the people: property and Parliamentarian ideology in the English Civil War
Chair: Professor Nicholas Tyacke

3.15pm-3.30pm
Break

Session 4:
3.30pm-5.00pm
Professor Mark Knights (Warwick University)
The Culture of Self-Interest and the Rise of Old Corruption
Dr Jason Peacey (UCL)
The Case of Sir Richard Temple: print culture and political life, 1650-1680
Chair: Dr Paul Seaward

5.00pm-5.15pm
Concluding remarks by Professor John Miller

Session 5:
5.30pm-7.00pm
 
Professor Ronald Hutton (Bristol University)
Charles II in the Twenty-First Century

The Lecture will be followed by a Reception