Events

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

Forthcoming Events

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.
Picturing Balsall Heath

Picturing Balsall Heath

Date
09/07/2015
Description
A chance to preview Janet Mendelsohn's photographs of Balsall Heath, with an exclusive talk and discussion about photography in the community led by curator and historian Kieran Connell, plus special guests.
Ghost Streets Of Balsall Heath

Ghost Streets Of Balsall Heath

Date
09 - 12/07/2015
Description
Flatpack Festival present a temporary installation in the place where many of the photographs were taken, using images, archive film and testimony to map out the huge changes that the area went through in the 60s and 70s.
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.
Janet Mendelsohn Exhibition

Janet Mendelsohn Exhibition

Date
27/01/2016 - 03/04/2016
Description
An exhibition featuring original prints from Mendelsohn's archive, focusing in particular on a sex worker called Tina, with whom Mendelsohn formed a close relationship.
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