Events

The School of History and Cultures has an extensive programme of events throughout the year including seminars, conferences and day schools.

Forthcoming Events

Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era

Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era

Date
24 - 25/02/2017
Description
Symposium and workshop, which looks at innovation and decay in the arts of the Palaiologan Era.

The Kingdom of Mercia: People, Places and Things in Anglo-Saxon England

Date
25/02/2017
Description
Joint Centre for West Midlands History and Birmingham and Midlands Institute Study Day at the BMI.
The donkey and the boat: rethinking Mediterranean economic expansion in the eleventh century

The donkey and the boat: rethinking Mediterranean economic expansion in the eleventh century

Date
27/02/2017
Description
Professor Chris Wickham delivers the BRIHC Annual Lecture.
Sierra Leonean storytelling with Usifu Jalloh

Sierra Leonean storytelling with Usifu Jalloh

Date
28/02/2017
Description
Usifu Jalloh is a Sierra Leonean storyteller, performer and educator, whose stories have recently featured on the BBC. Come and listen to Usifu's captivating storytelling, and ask him questions about African oral traditions and the art of storytelling.
Antinous and the Lerna mysteries: A marble statue from the sanctuary of Demeter Prosymna and Dionysus

Antinous and the Lerna mysteries: A marble statue from the sanctuary of Demeter Prosymna and Dionysus

Date
28/02/2017
Description
Professor Theodosia Stefanidou-Tiveriou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) gives the Classical Archaeology: Visual culture in Rome's Provinces research seminar
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).
Designs for Life: Notes on Poverty, Cultural Practices and a Female Carpentry-Training Project in Lagos

Designs for Life: Notes on Poverty, Cultural Practices and a Female Carpentry-Training Project in Lagos

Date
01/03/2017
Description
Seminar by Bukola Aluko-Kpotie (SOAS), part of the Africa Talks Spring 2017 seminar series.
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
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