Modern and Contemporary History seminar

Autumn 2014

Seminars take place in the Rodney Hilton Library at 4.15pm unless otherwise indicated.

Forthcoming seminars

The Mixed Inheritance of Empire: Don Chesworth, Multiculturalism and the British Left

The Mixed Inheritance of Empire: Don Chesworth, Multiculturalism and the British Left

Date
12/11/2014
Description
Modern History Seminar given by Camilla Schofield (University of East Anglia).
Conceptualizing social justice in 1936: Ellen Wilkinson, unemployment, anti-fascism and women's rights

Conceptualizing social justice in 1936: Ellen Wilkinson, unemployment, anti-fascism and women's rights

Date
19/11/2014
Description
Modern History Seminar given by Dr Peter Hodgkinson Laura Beers (University of Birmingham).
A case of goats mingling with sheep? The identification and employment of civilian experts in the British Army of the First World War

A case of goats mingling with sheep? The identification and employment of civilian experts in the British Army of the First World War

Date
26/11/2014
Description
Modern History Seminar given by Aimée Fox-Godden (Birmingham).
Love in a box: Reflections on youth, texts and personhood in mid-20th century Egypt; and on the poetics of archive-making in the early 21st

Love in a box: Reflections on youth, texts and personhood in mid-20th century Egypt; and on the poetics of archive-making in the early 21st

Date
03/12/2014
Description
Modern History Seminar given by Lucie Ryzova (University of Birmingham).
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
03/12/2014
Description
A Global China: New Approaches lecture given by Shu-mei Shih (University of Hong Kong and University of California, Los Angeles).
China as the Measure of Eurasian Chronology

China as the Measure of Eurasian Chronology

Date
21/01/2015
Description
A Global China: New Approaches lecture given by Pamela Crossley (Dartmouth College).
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).
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).
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moderncontemporary@contacts.bham.ac.uk