London Group of Historical Geographers Seminar Series: Autumn 2012

Institute of Historical Research, University of London

Autumn 2012


Guest Convenor: Mustafa Dikec

2 October 2012   James Nye (King¹s College, London)
The Tricky Business of Selling Time
16 October 2012           Peter Soppelsa (University of Oklahoma)
Stopping Time in Paris, 1830­1910
30 October 2012           Carlos Galvis (Royal Holloway, London)
Circles of Discontinuity: the Time of Railways and the Time of Cities, London & Paris 1860-1900
 13 November 2012        Charles Withers (University of Edinburgh)
The Prime Meridian, Metrology and the Internationalisation of Science, Space and Time

27 November 2012        Mustafa Dikeç (Royal Holloway, London)
Pumping Time: Temporal Infrastructures in Fin-de-siècle Paris
These seminars are held on Tuesdays at 5.15pm in the Torrington Room 104, South Block, Senate House, University of London (apart from 13 November when the venue is
Stewart House, STB8). For further details, or to have your name added to our e-mail list, please contact Felix Driver, Royal Holloway ( or Miles Ogborn, Queen Mary ( We are grateful to AHRC, Queen Mary, Royal Holloway, Kings, Birkbeck, UCL, LSE, University of Sussex, Open University and the IHR for supporting this seminar series.

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2 Responses to London Group of Historical Geographers Seminar Series: Autumn 2012

  1. Reblogged this on urbanculturalstudies and commented:
    Wish I could go to hear Peter Soppelsa’s ‘Stopping Time in Paris’

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