Lectures: Pophistory at the Institute of Historical Research (London, May & June 2016)

British pophistory is not just visible in London’s physical and cultural landscape. Upcoming events related to the history of pop culture at the Institute of Historical Research representing the long tradition of studying the everyday culture of people in Britain:

Ready, Steady, Go! Finding the Starting Line of the British Pop Promo
12 May 2016, 17:30 – 19:30
Justin Smith (University of Portsmouth)
Venue: Past & Present Room, 202
Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU

Leisure in Black British Communities
13 June 2016, 17:15 – 19:15
Bristol Sounds Syncretic: Nightlife and Inter-Cultural Exchange
Dr Rehan Hyder (University of the West of England)
‘That Black Boy’s a Different Class!’: Race, Class and Local Football in Leicester, c.1982–2010
Dr Paul Ian Campbell (University of Wolverhampton)
Venue: Past & Present Room, 202
Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU

The Beatles and 1960s Britain
27 June 2016, 17:15 – 19:15
Dr Marcus Collins (University of Loughborough)
Venue: Past & Present Room, 202
Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU


Felix Fuhg

Felix Fuhg is PhD-Student at the Center for Metropolitan Studies in Berlin. After finishing his Bachelor of Arts in Modern History and Philosophy at the Georg-August-University Göttingen he received a Master of Arts in History of 19th and 20th Century from Free University Berlin. In his research he explores the impact of post-war globalization on the urban working class youth and analyzes how migration, cultural transfer and economic changes shaped a new generati onal understanding of Britishness in the 1960s. His research interests are the methods and theory of Global History, British history of the 19th and 20th century, imperial history and the history of decolonization, the history of work and leisure as well as the history of youth cultures.

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About Felix Fuhg

Felix Fuhg is PhD-Student at the Center for Metropolitan Studies in Berlin. After finishing his Bachelor of Arts in Modern History and Philosophy at the Georg-August-University Göttingen he received a Master of Arts in History of 19th and 20th Century from Free University Berlin. In his research he explores the impact of post-war globalization on the urban working class youth and analyzes how migration, cultural transfer and economic changes shaped a new generati onal understanding of Britishness in the 1960s. His research interests are the methods and theory of Global History, British history of the 19th and 20th century, imperial history and the history of decolonization, the history of work and leisure as well as the history of youth cultures.

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