Events

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

Forthcoming Events

Adapting to the Mobile Battlefield: Communications in the BEF during the Hundred Days, 1918

Adapting to the Mobile Battlefield: Communications in the BEF during the Hundred Days, 1918

Date
14/10/2014
Description
War Studies Seminar given by Andrew Powell (MA in British First World War Studies Prize Winner).
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
15/10/2014
Description
Modern History Seminar given by Lucie Ryzova (University of Birmingham).
Be graceful, patient, ever prayerful': negotiating femininity, respect and the religious

Be graceful, patient, ever prayerful': negotiating femininity, respect and the religious

Date
15/10/2014
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Juliet Gilbert (University of Birmingham).
History in an hour

History in an hour

Date
16/10/2014
Description
Explore History in an Hour, with University of Birmingham alum and author Jemma Saunders, as she discusses the eBook series, in particular 'The Holocaust', which is her own contribution to the series.
Many peoples, one Birmingham

Many peoples, one Birmingham

Date
17/10/2014
Description
Professor Carl Chinn MBE explores the origins of the peoples of the city and their impact on Birmingham's past and present.
Sleepwalking to war? Britain in 1914 and 1939

Sleepwalking to war? Britain in 1914 and 1939

Date
18/10/2014
Description
Marking the WW1 Centenary Dr Jonathan Boff will compare preparations for both conflicts and argue that the lessons learned from the First were crucial to survival in the Second.
GI Religion and Post-War Revival in the United States, 1940-55

GI Religion and Post-War Revival in the United States, 1940-55

Date
21/10/2014
Description
War Studies Seminar given by Dr Michael Snape (University of Birmingham)
Modern History Seminar

Modern History Seminar

Date
22/10/2014
Description
Speaker and title TBC.
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