Events

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

Forthcoming Events

Chinatowns and the Rise of China

Chinatowns and the Rise of China

Date
06/05/2015
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).
Greece in Crisis: Culture and the Politics of Austerity

Greece in Crisis: Culture and the Politics of Austerity

Date
23/05/2015
Description
This workshop is part of a two-year research network funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) on the Cultural Politics of the Greek Crisis. Attendance is free but please register.
The Origins and Transmission of Culture (OToC): An interdisciplinary approach

The Origins and Transmission of Culture (OToC): An interdisciplinary approach

Date
28/05/2015
Description
A conference aiming to bring together researchers from different disciplines to discuss the origins of culture (for both humans and non-humans), how it evolved, and how we can study these changes.
Wings of Modernity

Wings of Modernity

Date
29/05/2015
Description
Peter Gray speaks at the 2015 Hay Festival.
Newman Brothers Coffin Works, Birmingham. An introduction to a newly opened heritage event

Newman Brothers Coffin Works, Birmingham. An introduction to a newly opened heritage event

Date
03/06/2015
Description
West Midlands History Seminar given by Sarah Hayes.
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).
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