Events

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

Forthcoming Events

Sleepwalking to war? Britain in 1914 and 1939

Sleepwalking to war? Britain in 1914 and 1939

Date
18/10/2014
Description
Marking the WW1 Centenary Dr Jonathan Boff will compare preparations for both conflicts and argue that the lessons learned from the First were crucial to survival in the Second.
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.
Afghanistan during the First World War

Afghanistan during the First World War

Date
28/10/2014
Description
War Studies Seminar given by Dr Chris Wyatt (University of Birmingham).
Chinese "Illegalities" in Colonial Southeast Asia: Lessons from the Fin-de-Siècle

Chinese "Illegalities" in Colonial Southeast Asia: Lessons from the Fin-de-Siècle

Date
29/10/2014
Description
Modern History Seminar given by Eric Tagliacozzo (Cornell University).
CREMS Annual Lecture

CREMS Annual Lecture

Date
29/10/2014
Description
The 2014 lecture will be given by Professor Cathy Shrank, Professor of Tudor and Renasissance Literature.
Stories and statistics: defining British anti-immigrationism 1955-1981

Stories and statistics: defining British anti-immigrationism 1955-1981

Date
30/10/2014
Description
History and Cultures Workshop seminar given by Nicole Longpre (Columbia University).
The Midlands and the Great War

The Midlands and the Great War

Date
05/11/2014
Description
Launch of the Special Issue of Midland History on 'The Midlands and the Great War'.
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