Modern and Contemporary History seminar

Birmingham city centre

Autumn 2015

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

Workshops and roundtable events, as well as the annual lecture – this year by Alison Bashford – are at different times and you should check the listing below carefully. Drinks are always served, generally in the bar afterwards. All staff and students (and others!) are welcome. For more details, please e-mail us: Simon Jackson, Chris Moores and Klaus Richter and follow us on Twitter @modcontempbham

Forthcoming seminars

Janet Mendelsohn: Varna Road

Janet Mendelsohn: Varna Road

Date
27/01/2016 - 03/04/2016
Description
An exhibition featuring original prints from Mendelsohn's archive, focusing in particular on a sex worker called Kathleen, with whom Mendelsohn formed a close relationship.
Contested Icons: Poland, Chile, and the Global Politics of Human Rights in the mid-1980s

Contested Icons: Poland, Chile, and the Global Politics of Human Rights in the mid-1980s

Date
24/02/2016
Description
Modern and Contemporary History Seminar given by Robert Brier (LSE).
´╗┐Deconstructing 'dynasty': lineage and ethnicity in the golden horde and central Europe

´╗┐Deconstructing 'dynasty': lineage and ethnicity in the golden horde and central Europe

Date
01/03/2016
Description
Nationalism, Identity and Community from Medieval Times to the Present Seminar given by Ilya Afanasyev and Marie Favereau (University of Oxford)
From Mudros to Lausanne: British Policy in the Near East, Greece and Turkey, 1918-1923

From Mudros to Lausanne: British Policy in the Near East, Greece and Turkey, 1918-1923

Date
03/03/2016
Description
Modern and Contemporary History Seminar given by Sir Michael Llewellyn-Smith (Oxford).
Modern and Contemporary History Centre Annual Lecture

Modern and Contemporary History Centre Annual Lecture

Date
07/03/2016
Description
Speaker: Alison Bashford (Cambridge)
Between Oil and Nuclear Power: the United States and Italy's Energy Policies during the Cold War

Between Oil and Nuclear Power: the United States and Italy's Energy Policies during the Cold War

Date
09/03/2016
Description
Modern and Contemporary History Seminar given by Elisabetta Bini (Trieste).
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