Stereotyping Conference Draft programme May 2014 (please click here)

Plenary lectures

Stereotypes and History
Mark Knights
History, Warwick

The Dynamics of Laudian Anti-Puritanism
Peter Lake



From Anti-Popery and Anti-Puritanism to Orientalism
William J. Bulman
History, Lehigh University

Sin and Sea Coal: Smoke as Urban Life in Early Modern London
Will Cavert
History, Cambridge

From Spira to Spinoza Sinicus: constructions of atheism and the politics of religion
Justin Champion
History of Ideas, Royal Holloway, London

Religious and National Stereotyping in Seventeenth-Century England
Tim Harris
History, Brown University

‘Trade, Technology and Inventors’ Identity in the Early Royal Society’
Rob Iliffe
History of Science, Sussex

 “We poor Inglish perish”: The Economic Threat of the Foreigner in Early Modern England
Brodie Waddell
History, Birkbeck, University of London


Early modern papers will be followed by comments from a range of scholars, many working on more recent ‘fieldworks’.

Martin Bauer (Science Studies, LSE)
Comments based on his studies of science in the public sphere

Susan Condor (Social Psychology, Loughborough)
Comments based on her studies of modern British identities

Denis Hilton (Psychology, Toulouse II)
Comments drawing on his study of innovation and entrepreneurship

Becky Taylor (C20 History, Birkbeck)
Comments based on her expertise on the state, marginality and travelling people in C20 Britain.

Wolfgang Wagner (Psychology, Kepler University of Lintzs)
Comments based on his expertise in public understanding of science and technology

Brady Wagoner (Psychology, Aalborg)
Comments drawing on his fieldwork on ‘Arab Spring’

Abigail Woods (History of Medicine and Technology, KCL)
Comments based on her expertise on medicine, human and agricultural science in C20 Britain.

Andy Wood  (Early Modern History, Durham)
Comments based on his early modern archival research and conceptual engagement with social sciences. 


Concluding Session
Chaired by Lucy Delap ( History and Policy Unit, KCL) 

‘Stereotyping and the Negotiation of Power: Past, Present and Future’


A full programme will be announced nearer the date.