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

Industrial Development of Ironbridge during the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth centuries

Industrial Development of Ironbridge during the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth centuries

Date
03/10/2016
Description
Centre for West Midlands History Seminar given by Paul Belford.
Black Country History Day 2016

Black Country History Day 2016

Date
08/10/2016
Description
The Black Country Society and the Centre for West Midlands History at the University of Birmingham, is organising this day school which is designed for anyone interested in the past, present and future of the Black Country.
An Introduction to the Papers of James Watt and Family

An Introduction to the Papers of James Watt and Family

Date
13/10/2016
Description
Centre for West Midlands History Seminar given by Fiona Tait.
BRIHC: Thinking through 'loss'

BRIHC: Thinking through 'loss'

Date
19/10/2016
Description
A discussion event to consider the usefulness of 'material loss' as an analytical framework.
Making Sense of an Industrial Town: Birmingham: 'The City of a Thousand Trades'

Making Sense of an Industrial Town: Birmingham: 'The City of a Thousand Trades'

Date
24/10/2016
Description
Centre for West Midlands History Seminar given by Dr Malcolm Dick
Artificial nations: disappeared states, post-colonial borders and methodological nationalism

Artificial nations: disappeared states, post-colonial borders and methodological nationalism

Date
27/10/2016
Description
A BRIHC workshop exploring 'artificial nations' - states either disappeared or in existence today that are perceived as contrary to their 'natural' disposition, whether by origin or borders.
Warriors, Warlords and Saints: some themes in Mercian history

Warriors, Warlords and Saints: some themes in Mercian history

Date
07/11/2016
Description
Centre for West Midlands History Seminar given by John Hunt.
MCH BRIHC: Forests, Fields, and Peasant Revolution: The 'Green Cadres' and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire

MCH BRIHC: Forests, Fields, and Peasant Revolution: The 'Green Cadres' and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire

Date
16/11/2016
Description
Seminar by Jakub Beneš (University of Oxford).
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