Modern and Contemporary History seminar

Birmingham city centre

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

How do we now write histories of the exclusion of South Asians from Uganda and their diaspora?

How do we now write histories of the exclusion of South Asians from Uganda and their diaspora?

Date
08/02/2023
Description
Saima Nasar (Bristol) and Becky Taylor (UEA)
Conservative Birmingham

Conservative Birmingham

Date
08/02/2023
Description
Richard Vinen, author of Second City: Birmingham and the Forging of Modern Britain (2022)
The perils of interpreting: the extraordinary story of two translators between Qing China and the British Empire

The perils of interpreting: the extraordinary story of two translators between Qing China and the British Empire

Date
03/05/2023
Description
Henrietta Harrison, Oxford with commentary from Shirley Ye, Birmingham
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