Events in the Department of History

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

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Forthcoming Events

Crusade in Europe: The 'Home Front' of Holy War in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centurie

Crusade in Europe: The 'Home Front' of Holy War in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centurie

Date
29/03/2017
Description
The third and final public lecture to be held at the Museum of the Order of St John as part of the Bearers of the Cross project at the University of Birmingham.
Strategy and peace-making in the Thirty Years War

Strategy and peace-making in the Thirty Years War

Date
25/04/2017
Description
Professor Peter Wilson (Oxford) delivers the annual John Terraine Memorial Lecture
The Tramp's Tale: A Story of Soviet Border-Crossings, 1945-50

The Tramp's Tale: A Story of Soviet Border-Crossings, 1945-50

Date
26/04/2017
Description
Modern and Contemporary History Seminar given by Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick (Sydney).
Midlands Viking Symposium 2017

Midlands Viking Symposium 2017

Date
29/04/2017
Description
An event designed to bring together academics and enthusiasts in Viking Studies.
On or about May 2017: Cultural histories in the here and now

On or about May 2017: Cultural histories in the here and now

Date
08/05/2017
Description
Professor Matt Houlbrook presents in the BRIHC Spring Series 2017.
Unintended consequences or desired outcome? Soldiers' children and their role in policies of national rebirth

Unintended consequences or desired outcome? Soldiers' children and their role in policies of national rebirth

Date
15/05/2017
Description
Professor Sabine Lee presents in the BRIHC Spring Series 2017.
Playing by the rules? The importance of obedience in Spartan Society

Playing by the rules? The importance of obedience in Spartan Society

Date
22/05/2017
Description
Dr Andrew Bayliss presents in the BRIHC Spring Series 2017.
'Tramps' Tales: Discovering the history of homelessness in Britain

'Tramps' Tales: Discovering the history of homelessness in Britain

Date
05/06/2017
Description
Professor Nick Crowson presents in the BRIHC Spring Series 2017.
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