Previous events

2014

15th April - Elizabeth I and the "Monstrous Regiment" of Women in Tudor and Stuart England

14th April - BECC-Warwick workshop on Global Humanity

10th April - An important papier maché box presented by the manufacturer Henry Clay to the Birmingham Overseers of the Poor in 1784

1st April - First World War poetry event

26th March - The Limits of Solidarity: Europeanism, Anti-Colonialism and Socialism at the Congress of the Peoples of Europe, Asia and Africa in Puteaux, 1948

24th March - Coming to America: Rubery Owen, a Black Country Business and the Drive for Efficiency

21st March - Back to back and Up the Yard: Life and Death in Back-Street Birmingham, 1880 – 1960

21st March - The Handsworth Scroll: Radical Politics on the High Street

20th March - The Stuart Hall Project

20th March - What do we know about the Vikings now?

19th March - Title to be confirmed

19th March - Ban Polaris and Scrap the Force de Frappe: nationalism and internationalism in the first wave to ban-the-bomb in Britain

19th March - Re-visualising the Inglorious Dead: The Abandoned Enemy from the Great Holiday of World War One

19th March - The Birmingham Gun Trade - An Introduction

18th March - Birmingham Great War Centenary Lecture Series: Roads to War

18th March - Ken Loach's 'Save the Children Fund Film'

17th March - Working with eighteenth-century museum collections

12th March - Photographs of atrocity: lantern slides and humanitarian campaigns in the Belgian Congo in the early 20th century

11th March - Birmingham Great War Centenary Lecture Series: Roads to War

11th March - Disgracing the Raj: white and mixed race prostitution in Colonial India

10th March - I could have guessed it was full of water, can I have my money back": Town and Castle ditches from the Midlands – why it is worth doing the environmental archaeology

5th March - 'Begun at Westminster and ended at Wirksworth' : hearing sermons in town and country in the 1640s

5th March - Economy and Colonial History: German Togo and the Cotton Project

4th March - Birmingham Great War Centenary Lecture Series: Roads to War

3rd March - A Painful Legacy: Martin Luther and the Jews

26th February - Matter matters: outlines of a historiographic provocation

24th February - Manuscript Books for Medieval Midlands Readers

24th February - Jewish Survival in early-modern Catholic Europe: Inquisition, Ghettoisation and Community

20th February - Joseph Wright of Derby: the Philosopher's Painter

19th February - Commemoration & conflict workshop - 'challenges for HE practitioners in history, area studies & philosophical and religious studies

19th February - College of Arts and Law Postgraduate Study Events

19th February - Introduction to postgraduate programmes in the Department of History

12th February - Birmingham Centre for Modern and Contemporary History Annual Lecture

11th February - Birmingham Great War Centenary Lecture Series: Roads to War

11th February - The British State: Past, Present, and Future

10th February - 'Creating an Early Colonial Order - From Corruption to Waste in Late Eighteenth-Century South Asia

10th February - Transport and fuel in the West Midlands in the late 17th century: Andrew Yarranton and the Stour Navigation

5th February - The global struggle for rubber in WWII

4th February - Birmingham Great War Centenary Lecture Series: Roads to War

29th January - Rochester at Rhyme

29th January - China Trans Formed: How Sex Changed from Colonial to Sinophone Modernity

28th January - Birmingham Great War Centenary Lecture Series: Roads to War

27th January - Climate Change, Warfare and Ecocide in the Early Fourteenth-century British Isles

22nd January - South Africa, 1960-1: from 'Wind of Change' to armed struggle

21st January - Inter-theatre Learning in the British army of the First World War

20th January - Postgraduate panel on eighteenth-century art history

15th January - "How happy's the state where no discords are breeding": Harmony and the Politopop of later seventeenth-century England

15th January - Water, Sovereignty and Global Science: The Grand Canal Project in China, 1910s-1930s

14th January - Fishing, ploughing and pesky pirates: people, power and personalities in a coastal manor ca.1270-1350

2013

12th December - Medieval Representations and Clerical Masculinities: Between Cultural and Gender History

11th December - Modern and Contemporary History seminar Title TBA

10th December - John Baskerville and the power of print

9th December - Beauty and the eye of the beholder: Jewish caricature and Christian devotions in the later twelfth century

7th December - Workshop: perfecting your PhD application

4th December - History and Cultures Workshop Skills Session

4th December - Will-making on the deathbed in Stratford-upon-Avon, c. 1540 – 1640

4th December - 'Wales England Wed'? English-Welsh hybridity in the two world wars

3rd December - The BEF on 29 September, 1918

2nd December - Dante and the Performative

2nd December - CeSMA Annual Lecture 2013

28th November - History and Cultures Workshop Skills Session

27th November - Cities of vice: red light districts in Asian ports

26th November - "Soldiers of Christ arise": Religious Nationalism in the East Midlands during World War I

25th November - 'It's all a Gas': the development and provision of household technology in the Black Country 1800-1939

25th November - Heresy, orthodoxy and the Codex Amiatinus Christ in Majesty

23rd November - Birmingham History Day

20th November - History and Cultures Workshop Skills Session

20th November - Editing as a Critical Act: Reading The Complete Poetry of Robert Herrick

20th November - Theft on the trains: cheminot behaviours in wartime

19th November - The British Army and the Learning Curve, 1793-1815

18th November - The Fourteenth Century in Zooarchaeological Perspective

14th November - The Military Implications of Tudor Rebellions, 1536-1554

13th November - Saving the remnant or building a Soviet state? The dilemmas of international humanitarian intervention in early Soviet Armenia

12th November - Foxhole Faith and the Religion of the GI in World War II

12th November - The Napoleon of the Caucus' the career of Francix Schnadhorst, Britain's first professional political organiser

11th November - The Staffordshire Hoard: An Insider's View

1st November - History and Cultures Workshop Film Group

30th October - Humanitarianism and humdrum internationalism: British society at the end of

30th October - CREMS Annual Lecture

29th October - Scouting for Brigands: Tank Corps Intelligence, 1916-1918

28th October - 'It is generally thought that a city garden is an impossibility': exploring urban garden provision in five nineteenth-century English towns

26th October - Bosworth: the Birth of the Tudors

25th October - Birmingham, the Great Working City [video stream available]

25th October - Talking Brummie: The Vernon Manuscript

24th October - Britain and the Balkans: war, peace and 'the strange death of Liberal England', c. 1900-1925

23rd October - Thinking queer/Rethinking the interwar

22nd October - Back with the mates I left behind: a frontline medical officer from Passchendaele to allied victory

22nd October - The World's First Expeditionary Air Force? The RFC in 1914

19th October - Black Country History Day

16th October - "Sua Sall You Tak New Troy": A New Sonnet and Jacobean Literary Culture Before 1603

16th October - 'Self-extermination or self-determination': the (re-)construction of east central Europe, 1917–23

15th October - Officer Education at Sandhurst and Woolwich 1902-1914

14th October - Nineteenth century prison provision for juveniles in Birmingham

9th October - 'Truth be told': some problems with historical revisionism in Kenya

8th October - The Combat Soldier

2nd October - Secrets and spies: transgressing boundaries in sixteenth-century

2nd October - World in motion: professional circuits through 19th-century China

30th September - Primary Sources for Local and Regional History held in Special Collections

6th July - Day School in Honour of Dr Bob Bushaway

28th-29th June - New Times Revisited? Examining Society, Culture and Politics in the Long 1980s

26th-28th June - Sin and Salvation in Reformation England

22nd June - Undergraduate open day

22nd June - War Studies Summer Day School

21st June - Undergraduate open day

20th June - Undergraduate open day

18th June - Ecology Politics in Pre-modern Eastern Eurasia

29th May - Collecting cultures: the eighteenth century

23rd-24th May - Birth, sex and death: rites of passage in the medieval and early modern world

20th May - Creating a medieval history gallery

2nd May - Getting Grants, Getting Published and Staying Sane? Life After the PhD

30th April - The John Terraine Lecture: John Terraine and the Naval History of the First World War

30th April - Birmingham Centre for Modern & Contemporary History annual lecture

30th April - The origins of Anglo Jewry in Birmingham

25th April - Margaret Thatcher in modern British history

20th March - Modern and Contemporary History seminar

19th March - The Chiricahua Apache Warrior 1860-1886

19th March - The life and times of William Hutton: Birmingham's first historian 1723-1815

18th March - 'It's all a Gas': the development and provision of household technology in the Black Country 1800-1939

14th March - The Invention and Oblivion of the Holy Lance of Antioch

13th March - Modern and Contemporary History seminar

12th March - 'Sir Henry Rawlinson: A Reassessment'

12th March - Birmingham and Beyond seminar series

11th March - Birmingham Eighteenth-Century Centre Seminar Series at Special Collections: Eighteenth-Century Collections

5th March - 'The BEF on 29 September 1918'

4th March - The place of the dead: territory and identity in the early modern landscape

2nd March - War Studies Spring Day School

1st March - Imperial Humanitarianism

27th February - Modern and Contemporary History seminar

26th February - 'A Case Study of the British Campaign Against the Blockade of Germany and Austria, 1918-1919'

20th February - Modern and Contemporary History seminar

19th February - 'Bloody Meadows: Investigating Battlefields as Landscapes'

18th February - Accomplished ladies or professional women? Women in art and design in Birmingham in the late 19th and early 20th centuries

6th February - Modern and Contemporary History seminar

5th February - 'The Men Who Planned the War: The Staff of the British Army on the Western Front 1914-18'

4th February - The Bull Ring, an iconic Birmingham landmark: the popularity of 19th century topographical views

30th January - Modern and Contemporary History seminar

29th January - 'Religion and the Vietnam War'

24th January - Modern and Contemporary History seminar

22nd January - 'True to their Salt? Partnering Auxiliary Forces, Then and Now'

21st January - Brilliant with all colours: Vesuvius and the evolution of it's image

16th January - Modern and Contemporary History seminar

16th January - Online chat: College of Arts and Law Scholarships 2013

15th January - 'Zeppelins over the Black Country: 1916'

9th January - Modern and Contemporary History seminar

7th January - Deserted villages visited - new interdisciplinary approaches

2012

12th December - Modern and Contemporary History seminar

5th December - CESMA Research Seminar

5th December - Birmingham Modern & Contemporary History seminar

4th December - War Studies Seminar

30th November - The end of the Ottoman Empire as twentieth-century history

28th November - Birmingham Modern & Contemporary History seminar

28th November - Early Modern Literature, Culture, and Society seminar

27th November - War Studies Seminar

24th November - Birmingham History Day 2012

24th November - First World War Autumn Day School

21st November - Birmingham Modern & Contemporary History seminar

20th November - War Studies Seminar

17th November - Re-engaging with the First World War - War Studies

16th November - New Research in Military History

14th November - Early Modern Literature, Culture, and Society seminar

14th November - Birmingham Modern & Contemporary History seminar

13th November - War Studies Seminar

13th November - War Studies Seminar

13th November - Birmingham and Beyond research seminar

7th November - CESMA Research Seminar

7th November - Birmingham Modern & Contemporary History seminar

7th November - Launch of the Baskerville Society

6th November - War Studies Seminar

25th October - Friends of the Centre for West Midlands Research Seminar

24th October - CESMA Research Seminar

24th October - CREMS Annual Lecture

24th October - CREMS Annual Lecture

23rd October - Birmingham Modern & Contemporary History seminar

23rd October - War Studies Seminar

19th October - Global History at Birmingham

17th October - Birmingham Modern & Contemporary History seminar

17th October - Eric Hopkins Memorial Lecture

16th October - War Studies Seminar

13th October - Black Country History Day 2012

10th October - Birmingham Modern & Contemporary History seminar

10th October - Early Modern Literature, Culture, and Society seminar

9th October - CESMA Research Seminar

9th October - War Studies Seminar

6th October - Midlands Maidens: Women in the Eighteenth and Early-Nineteenth Century

3rd October - The Crisis in Syria - a Birmingham Round Table

2nd October - War Studies Seminar

26th September - Early Modern Literature, Culture, and Society seminar

14th September - Revisiting Churchill's Army: New Directions in the Study of the British Army in the Second World War

3rd-5th August - Command, Control and Communications: The British Expeditionary Force on the Western Front 1914-1918

23rd June - Summer Day School 2012: The Military Lessons of the Great war 1918-1940

23rd June - The Birmingham Jewellery Quarter: Past Present and Future

23rd June - The Birmingham Jewellery Quarter: Past Present and Future

9th June - New Directions in Catholic Reformation Research

1st June - Continuity & Rupture with the Habsburg Regime, 1914–Today

28th May - Book Collecting in the Eighteenth-Century

17th May - Eighteenth Century Clubs and Societies

16th May - Birmingham Centre for Modern and Contemporary History Annual Lecture

14th May - CeSMA Annual Public Lecture

30th March-1st April - The Emergence of the West Midlands: Culture, Communities and Change 1779-1918

30th March-1st April - The Emergence of the West Midlands: Culture, Communities and Change 1779-1918

21st March - Modern and Contemporary History seminar

14th March - Applicant Visit Day

12th March - Birmingham Eighteenth-Century seminars

7th March - Applicant Visit Day

3rd March - War Studies Spring Day School

3rd March - War Studies Spring Day School

29th February - Early Modern Literature, Culture and Society seminar

22nd February - Modern and Contemporary History seminar

20th February - Birmingham Eighteenth-Century seminars

8th February - Applicant Visit Day

7th February - Modern and Contemporary History seminar

30th January - Applicant Visit Day