Events

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

Forthcoming Events

History and Cultures double seminar

History and Cultures double seminar

Date
27/11/2014
Description
Special double seminar given by James Poskett (University of Cambridge) and Amanda Sciampacone (Birkbeck, UCL).
The Evolution of a Fighting Force: Developments in British Infantry Uniforms, Weapons and Equipment 1914-15

The Evolution of a Fighting Force: Developments in British Infantry Uniforms, Weapons and Equipment 1914-15

Date
02/12/2014
Description
Andy Robertshaw (Director of Battlefield Partnerships Ltd and Freelance Military Historian).
'A countrey life assists this study best': Robert Matthews and a new source for Katherine Philips

'A countrey life assists this study best': Robert Matthews and a new source for Katherine Philips

Date
03/12/2014
Description
CREMS Early Modern Literature, Culture and Society Seminar given by Jennie Challinor (Birmingham).
Love in a box: Reflections on youth, texts and personhood in mid-20th century Egypt; and on the poetics of archive-making in the early 21st

Love in a box: Reflections on youth, texts and personhood in mid-20th century Egypt; and on the poetics of archive-making in the early 21st

Date
03/12/2014
Description
Modern History Seminar given by Lucie Ryzova (University of Birmingham).
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
03/12/2014
Description
A Global China: New Approaches lecture given by Shu-mei Shih (University of Hong Kong and University of California, Los Angeles).
The urban teenager: work, play and a final resting place

The urban teenager: work, play and a final resting place

Date
08/12/2014
Description
Dr Mary Lewis delivers the Centre for West Midlands History seminar.
'And he shall stand there all day with a rod': peasant farmers and their farm workers in thirteenth-century England

'And he shall stand there all day with a rod': peasant farmers and their farm workers in thirteenth-century England

Date
09/12/2014
Description
Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages Seminar given by Jean Birrell (Birmingham)
Ambulance Trains in the Great War: French Suggestions; British Solutions

Ambulance Trains in the Great War: French Suggestions; British Solutions

Date
09/12/2014
Description
War Studies Seminar given by Dr Wayne Osborne (Independent Scholar and Author)
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