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

Jack Tar in foreign climes: sailors in the Empire, 1890-1914

Jack Tar in foreign climes: sailors in the Empire, 1890-1914

Date
08/03/2016
Description
War Studies Seminar given by Steven Gray (Portsmouth).
Between Oil and Nuclear Power: the United States and Italy's Energy Policies during the Cold War

Between Oil and Nuclear Power: the United States and Italy's Energy Policies during the Cold War

Date
09/03/2016
Description
Modern and Contemporary History Seminar given by Elisabetta Bini (Trieste).
The other Alpine Front:  The Dolomites 1915-17

The other Alpine Front: The Dolomites 1915-17

Date
15/03/2016
Description
War Studies Seminar given by Jim Storr (Birmingham).
"formed on ye Gr. Language": Benjamin Stillingfleet reads Paradise Lost

"formed on ye Gr. Language": Benjamin Stillingfleet reads Paradise Lost

Date
16/03/2016
Description
CREMS Early Modern Literature, Culture and Society Seminar given by Dr Hugh Adlington (University of Birmingham).
Race, Prostitution and Cultural Studies: the post-war inner city through Janet Mendelsohn's "social eye".

Race, Prostitution and Cultural Studies: the post-war inner city through Janet Mendelsohn's "social eye".

Date
18/03/2016
Description
In this lunchtime lecture, Dr Kieran Connell provides the historical context for Janet Mendelsohn's photography of 1960s Balsall Heath.
Memories of Now: Responses to the Janet Mendelsohn Archive

Memories of Now: Responses to the Janet Mendelsohn Archive

Date
18/03/2016 - 03/04/2016
Description
An exhibition of photography produced in response to images of 1960s Balsall Heath by Janet Mendelsohn.
Looking for Jesus: Evidence for the Cult of the Holy Name in Late Medieval English Religious Manuscripts

Looking for Jesus: Evidence for the Cult of the Holy Name in Late Medieval English Religious Manuscripts

Date
22/03/2016
Description
Rob Lutton (Nottingham) delivers the Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages seminar.
The John Terraine Lecture 2016

The John Terraine Lecture 2016

Date
22/03/2016
Description
War Studies Seminar given by Brian Linn (Texas A&M).
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