Events

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

Forthcoming Events

From World History to World Literature: China, the South, and the Global 1960s

From World History to World Literature: China, the South, and the Global 1960s

Date
12/06/2015
Description
A Global China: New Approaches lecture given by Shu-mei Shih (University of Hong Kong and University of California, Los Angeles).
Making resources speak: themes and methods of the new materialism

Making resources speak: themes and methods of the new materialism

Date
29/06/2015
Description
IAS workshop led by Dr Frank Uekotter, Reader in Environmental Humanities, which will explore paths towards theoretically informed but empirically grounded studies of the 'new materialism' and examination of specific resources.
Professor Geoff Eley: "What Produces Democracy? Revolutionary Crises, Popular Politics, and Democratic Gains in Twentieth-Century Europe"

Professor Geoff Eley: "What Produces Democracy? Revolutionary Crises, Popular Politics, and Democratic Gains in Twentieth-Century Europe"

Date
01/07/2015
Description
Geoff Eley is the Karl Pohrt Distinguished University Professor of Contemporary History, as well as being a faculty member of the German Department, at the University of Michigan.This lecture forms part of the 'Vice-Chancellor's Distinguished lecture series' which aims to reflect on the major social, cultural, and policy issues of our time.
Professor Geoff Eley: "What Produces Democracy? Revolutionary Crises, Popular Politics, and Democratic Gains in Twentieth-Century Europe"

Professor Geoff Eley: "What Produces Democracy? Revolutionary Crises, Popular Politics, and Democratic Gains in Twentieth-Century Europe"

Date
01/07/2015
Description
Geoff Eley is the Karl Pohrt Distinguished University Professor of Contemporary History, as well as being a faculty member of the German Department, at the University of Michigan.This lecture forms part of the 'Vice-Chancellor's Distinguished lecture series' which aims to reflect on the major social, cultural, and policy issues of our time.
Rethinking modern British studies conference

Rethinking modern British studies conference

Date
02 - 03/07/2015
Description
Conference hosted by the Centre for Modern British Studies.
Ways to Remember: The First World War through the lens of Florence Camm's war memorial windows

Ways to Remember: The First World War through the lens of Florence Camm's war memorial windows

Date
14/07/2015
Description
Historical Association seminar given by Elaine Williams (University of Birmingham).
Byzantine Greek Summer School 2015

Byzantine Greek Summer School 2015

Date
26/07/2015 - 23/08/2015
Description
Information about the Byzantine Greek Summer School hosted by the University of Birmingham, July-August 2015.
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