Institute of Historical Research podcasts

Latest podcasts of the IHR seminar series 'Histories of Home' (also available on http://historyspot.org.uk/podcasts/studies-home). The podcasts listed below have been recorded and reproduced courtesy of the Institute of Historical Research and the seminar speakers.

Domesticating medicine: medical technologies and the modern home
Roberta Bivins (University of Warwick) Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Healthy homes, healthy bodies in late Renaissance Italy
Sandra Cavallo and Tessa Storey (Royal Holloway, University of London) Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Whose house is it anyway? Public history and contemporary art in a Georgian home
Karen Harvey (University of Sheffield) Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Sighs and settees: recovering the lost history of reading aloud in the eighteenth century
Abigail Williams (University of Oxford) Wednesday, 9 January 2013

The inter-war home: the design and decoration of the suburban house in England
Deborah Sugg Ryan (University of Falmouth) Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Consumer non-choices in the eighteenth century home
Conor Lucey (University College Dublin) Wednesday, 7 November 2012

The discourse of practice: continuity and change in early modern domestic cultures
Anthony Buxton (University of Oxford) 3 October 2012

From necessary leisure to moral prophylaxis: death of the suburban garden
Franklin Ginn (University of Edinburgh) 20 June 2012

Gardening and photography in the making of the lower middle-class home in Britain, 1880–1914
Rebecca Preston (Royal Holloway, University of London) 9 May 2012

Home-making in pre-modern England
Sara Pennell (Roehampton University) 7 March 2012

Domestic subjects: the East India Company at home 1757–1857 
8 February 2012
Margot Finn: Origins, Aims and Methodology
Helen Clifford: History of the Project
Kate Smith: Things/Objects
Ellen Filor: Persons
Margot Finn: Coda

Domestic responsibilities: the discipline of home economics in twentieth century China
Helen Schneider (University of Oxford) 6 December 2011

Living in the past: Acquisition and display in late nineteenth century homemaking
Trevor Keeble (Kingston University) 9 November 2011

Practices of inhabitance in large houses: Comfort, privacy and status in Sydney, Australia
Robyn Dowling (Macquarie University) 12 October 2011