Events

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

Forthcoming Events

Mons revisited

Mons revisited

Date
28/04/2015
Description
The 2015 John Terraine Lecture given by Dr Spencer Jones (University of Wolverhampton).
The Birmingham Book Club, 1745 - 1900: an influential but little-known society at the heart of Birmingham life

The Birmingham Book Club, 1745 - 1900: an influential but little-known society at the heart of Birmingham life

Date
29/04/2015
Description
Historical Association seminar given by Nick Benbow (Independent Scholar).
Chinatowns and the Rise of China

Chinatowns and the Rise of China

Date
07/05/2015
Description
A Global China: New Approaches lecture given by Ien Ang (University of Western Sydney).
Fortunes of war: the West Midlands at the time of Waterloo

Fortunes of war: the West Midlands at the time of Waterloo

Date
12/05/2015
Description
The 2015 Eric Hopkins Memorial Lecture. Various speakers and publication launch.
Glocalizing Medicine in the Canton/Hong Kong Region in Late Qing China (1840-1911)

Glocalizing Medicine in the Canton/Hong Kong Region in Late Qing China (1840-1911)

Date
14/05/2015
Description
A Global China: New Approaches lecture given by Angela Ki Che Leung (University of Hong Kong).
A Micro-Historical Approach to Global China: The Daily Life of Europeans in Beijing in the Long 18th Century

A Micro-Historical Approach to Global China: The Daily Life of Europeans in Beijing in the Long 18th Century

Date
11/06/2015
Description
A Global China: New Approaches lecture given by Eugenio Menegon (Boston University).
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
11/06/2015
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.
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