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May May
2017 2017

History School Event


5.30pm Dr Angela McShane’s Talk ‘A Material History of Europe 1500-1750’ in the Vernon Harcourt Room

7pm Drinks Reception in the Senior Common Room

7.30pm Fundraising Dinner in the Dining Hall
Proceeds from dinner will go to the Jenny Wormald History Fund* 

Dr Angela McShane is currently Senior Tutor for Research Supervision in the V&A’s Research Department, and Research and External Engagement Fellow for the University of Sheffield’s Arts and Humanities Faculty. She was formerly Head of Early Modern Studies for the V&A/RCA postgraduate programme in History of Design. Dr McShane has published widely on the subject of 17th century political broadside ballads and the material culture of intoxication. She has worked on several V&A gallery, exhibition and publication projects, most recently the new Europe 1600-1815 galleries.

This event is in honour of Dr Jenny Wormald (1942-2015), Fellow and Tutor in Modern History at St Hilda’s College 1985-2005 (Emeritus Fellow since 2006).

RSVP by 27 April

Alumnae can book online  

* The Jenny Wormald Fund has been set up to establish a Junior Research Fellowship in History at St Hilda's College.  We seek support to fund the gap for the appointment in 2017 of the first Jenny Wormald JRF in the history of women, work and social mobility.

Contributions to this fund can be made here.