The British and Irish Research Group Seminar: ‘Occupations and Professions in British and Irish History’

The British and Irish Research Group, Department of History, research seminar

<strong>‘Occupations and Professions in British and Irish History’</strong>

5 March 2014 2:00 – 4:00pm
Meeting Rooms 1 and 2, Wilson A Ground floor, Walton Hall campus
Tea and coffee will be served

A key purpose of the British and Irish Research Group is to encourage and support members in the advancement of their research projects. This seminar will showcase the work of three members of the History department and provide a forum for discussion. The formal papers will be followed by a general planning session for the Group’s activities in 2014-15. Everyone is welcome to attend; feel free to come for only part, or all, of the event.

2:00 – 2:20 Dr Robin Mackie, ‘The career paths of British chemists, 1887-1971’

2:20 – 2:40 Dr Janice Holmes, ‘Was Jane Bell a social worker, deaconess or policewoman? Women’s roles in early 20thc Ireland’

2:40 – 3:00 Dr Chris Williams, ‘Police control systems in Britain, 1775-1975: From parish constable to national computer’

3:00 – 4:00 Discussion and future planning

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