Modern and Contemporary History seminar

Birmingham city centre

Spring 2017

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

Co-operatives and Decolonisation: A Beautiful Friendship?

Co-operatives and Decolonisation: A Beautiful Friendship?

Date
01/03/2017
Description
Modern and Contemporary History Seminar given by Dr Mo Moulton (Birmingham).
CBOMGS Seminar: History, time, and economic crisis in Central Greece

CBOMGS Seminar: History, time, and economic crisis in Central Greece

Date
02/03/2017
Description
Daniel Knight (St Andrews) gives the CBOMGS seminar
Forum for Early Career Researchers

Forum for Early Career Researchers

Date
08/03/2017
Description
This is a space for free and open discussion among early career researchers in the humanities and social sciences from around the West Midlands region.
The Great Departure: Mass Migration from Eastern Europe and the Making of the Free World

The Great Departure: Mass Migration from Eastern Europe and the Making of the Free World

Date
13/03/2017
Description
Professor Tara Zahra (Chicago) delivers the Centre for Modern and Contemporary History Annual Lecture.
The Tramp's Tale: A Story of Soviet Border-Crossings, 1945-50

The Tramp's Tale: A Story of Soviet Border-Crossings, 1945-50

Date
26/04/2017
Description
Modern and Contemporary History Seminar given by Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick (Sydney).
CfP - Everyday Empires, Trans-Imperial Circulations in a Multi-Disciplinary Perspective

CfP - Everyday Empires, Trans-Imperial Circulations in a Multi-Disciplinary Perspective

Date
25 - 26/05/2017
Description
Two day conference aiming to reinterpret the ways in which empire was lived through commonplace things, spaces, and decisions in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Modern British Studies Conference 2017: British Studies in a Broken World

Modern British Studies Conference 2017: British Studies in a Broken World

Date
05 - 07/07/2017
Description
A 3 day conference showcasing new research on all aspects of British history from the 18th century to the present.
Women's History Network Conference 2017

Women's History Network Conference 2017

Date
01 - 02/09/2017
Description
The University of Birmingham is honoured to be hosting the 26th annual Women's History Network conference on the theme of 'Women and the Wider World'.
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