Events

The Department of History has an extensive programme of events throughout the year including seminars, conferences and day schools.

Forthcoming Events

Eyes on Central Asia

Eyes on Central Asia

Date
24/09/2014
Description
A one-day workshop comparing priorities of pre-modern Muslims with those of Russian and Chinese imperial powers in their imaginings of Central Asia, adding depth to discourses on Orientalism and 'the clash of civilizations'.
Developing Infantry Battalion Leadership in the BEF, 1916-18

Developing Infantry Battalion Leadership in the BEF, 1916-18

Date
07/10/2014
Description
War Studies Seminar given by Dr Peter Hodgkinson
The YMCA goes to War: a day school

The YMCA goes to War: a day school

Date
11/10/2014
Description
An Autumn Day School from YMCA England, World War One Engagement Centre: Voices of War and Peace, and the Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham.
Adapting to the Mobile Battlefield: Communications in the BEF during the Hundred Days, 1918

Adapting to the Mobile Battlefield: Communications in the BEF during the Hundred Days, 1918

Date
14/10/2014
Description
War Studies Seminar given by Andrew Powell (MA in British First World War Studies Prize Winner).
Love in a box: Reflections on youth, texts and personhood in mid-20th century Egypt; and on the poetics of archive-making in the early 21st

Love in a box: Reflections on youth, texts and personhood in mid-20th century Egypt; and on the poetics of archive-making in the early 21st

Date
15/10/2014
Description
Modern History Seminar given by Lucie Ryzova (University of Birmingham).
GI Religion and Post-War Revival in the United States, 1940-55

GI Religion and Post-War Revival in the United States, 1940-55

Date
21/10/2014
Description
War Studies Seminar given by Dr Michael Snape (University of Birmingham)
Modern History Seminar

Modern History Seminar

Date
22/10/2014
Description
Speaker and title TBC.
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