Education reform under the English Commonwealth, 1649-53
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Mortimer
I am interested in reevaluating the relationship between places of education and Parliament during the English Commonwealth.
I co-founded and co-covene the seminar 'Britain in Revolution: 1637-1660' with Sophie Aldred. Prospective speakers are welcome to get in contact.
Conferences, Seminars, and Workshops:
Britain in Revolution, 1637-1660 (Michaelmas Term, 2021): Speaker, ''O nos miseros!' George Stradling and Royalism in Interregnum Oxford'
Disruptions to authority, 1450-1750 Compliance and challenge in early modern society (Portsmouth, 2021): Speaker, ''(N)ot infected with the Venime of the Times': Royalist Resistance and Places of Education in the English Revolution’
Enemies in the Early Modern World 1453-1789: Conflict, Culture and Control (Edinburgh, 2021): Conference Committee
Ideas of Community in the Early Modern World, 1500-1700 (Oxford, 2020) : Convenor
Britain in Revolution, 1637-1660 (2019-): Convenor
[With Lily Tidman] 'A study in Cumbrian myth-making: new light on the Luck of Muncaster' (Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, forthcoming)
'The State and Intellectual History: The Hartlib Circle and the Forgotten Reform of English Education, 1649-53' (Blog, Oxford Centre for Intellectual History, 2021) The State and Intellectual History: The Hartlib Circle and the Forgotten Reform of English Education, 1649–53 | Centre for Intellectual History (ox.ac.uk).
'Commonwealth Educational Reform and the Parliamentary Visitation of Winchester College, 1649–50', The New Collection, 14, (Aug., 2020), 22-38.