News from the Department of History

Playing by the rules?

Playing by the rules?

Description
BRIHC Scholar George Harrold reviews a BRIHC lecture by Dr Andrew Bayliss of CAHA, on the importance of obedience in Spartan society.
Date:
15/06/2017
Arts and Law at the Community Festival 2017

Arts and Law at the Community Festival 2017

Description
Report on a series of lectures, workshops and musical performances.
Date:
11/06/2017

Imperial nostalgia, aesthetics, and the contemporary 'everyday': thoughts on Everyday Empires and selective historical memory

Description
Rob Fitt (MA, Modern and Contemporary History) reflects on BRIHC's recent Everyday Empires conference from down the pub.
Date:
09/06/2017
Latest Thoughts on the Reformation

Latest Thoughts on the Reformation

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Elizabeth Crawley reports on a discussion between two leading Reformation historians to mark the 500th anniversary of Luther's 95 Theses.
Date:
05/06/2017
CeSMA at Kalamazoo: cross-cultural studies of the book

CeSMA at Kalamazoo: cross-cultural studies of the book

Description
Birmingham CeSMA, in conjunction with the University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign, sponsored a panel at Kalamazoo this year on 'Cross Cultural Studies of the Book.' Claire Harrill talks about her experience of presenting her research stateside.
Date:
02/06/2017
Continuing the Conversation: Modern British Studies PGR Roundtable

Continuing the Conversation: Modern British Studies PGR Roundtable

Description
This summer's Modern British Studies conference will begin with a postgraduate workshop.
Date:
01/06/2017
The Midlands Odyssey Writing Workshop

The Midlands Odyssey Writing Workshop

Description
A creative response by Charlie Hill. (With apologies to Homer, to Samuel Butler and to anyone who's read the thing.)
Date:
26/05/2017

The Royal Flying Corps, the Western Front and the Control of the Air, 1914-1918

Description
A new book by Dr James Pugh has been published by Routledge.
Date:
25/05/2017

New website for Court of Chivalry

Description
New Court of Chivalry research project website and database.
Date:
25/05/2017
The Turkish constitution in the 20th and 21st centuries

The Turkish constitution in the 20th and 21st centuries

Description
Adnan Khan places the current political turmoil in Turkey in its historical context.
Date:
17/05/2017
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