History taster session
This taster session gives you an insight into studying History at university.
Age group: Year 12/IB1 and Year 13/IB2
When: Wednesday 30 March 2022, 3:45pm - 5:15pm GMT
Places are limited, book now to avoid disappointment.
'You had to be there': Laughter in Eighteenth-Century Britain
The things that we see fit to laugh at - and how outrageously or reservedly we laugh - have all changed with time, place, and culture. This has compelling possibilities for historians eager to understand the manners and culture of past societies: this talk focuses on eighteenth-century Britain, exploring the period's comic material to argue that society was not nearly as polite as historians once thought.