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

James Watt symposium

James Watt symposium

Date
28 - 29/07/2016
Description
This symposium brings together scholars, curators, archivists and students who are interested in James Watt and his legacy.

Tea with the Sphinx

Date
23 - 24/09/2016
Description
'Tea with the Sphinx' explores ancient Egypt as imagined by 'Western civilisation' from Napoleon's invasion until the millennium
Tea with the Sphinx: Ancient Egypt and the Modern Imagination

Tea with the Sphinx: Ancient Egypt and the Modern Imagination

Date
23 - 24/09/2016
Description
'Tea with the Sphinx' is a two-day conference that explores ancient Egypt as imagined by 'Western civilisation' from Napoleon's invasion until the millennium
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.

Death and the afterlife in the Middle Ages

Date
31/10/2016
Description
Join us for a day of lectures and discussion exploring medieval attitudes towards death and the afterlife.
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