Events in the Department of History

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

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Forthcoming Events

Rethinking populism in Europe: an interdisciplinary roundtable on populist movements in history and today

Rethinking populism in Europe: an interdisciplinary roundtable on populist movements in history and today

Date
07/12/2022
Description
This roundtable argues that to understand its contemporary manifestations, we need to study populism's historical roots, its engagement with other political movements and its impact on political structures.
The Age of Louis XIV: Frederick the Great and French Military Culture

The Age of Louis XIV: Frederick the Great and French Military Culture

Date
07/12/2022
Description
War Studies Seminar given by Adam Storring
BRIHC In Public Event: What is housing poverty, who does it affect and how?

BRIHC In Public Event: What is housing poverty, who does it affect and how?

Date
07/12/2022
Description
What happens if you bring together an anthropologist, a modern historian, a medieval historian and an historian of ancient Rome to discuss housing poverty in the past and present?
The landscape of English medieval towns: some West Midlands examples

The landscape of English medieval towns: some West Midlands examples

Date
19/01/2023
Description
Centre for West Midlands History Research Seminar: Dr Mike Shaw, former City of Wolverhampton Archaeologist.
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)
Ennius' Euhemerus, Lactantius, and the case against fragment reconstruction

Ennius' Euhemerus, Lactantius, and the case against fragment reconstruction

Date
15/02/2023
Description
Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology Seminar series 2022-23 (online seminar): Hannah Čulik-Baird (UCLA)
WW1 Birmingham nurses

WW1 Birmingham nurses

Date
16/02/2023
Description
Centre for West Midlands History Research Seminar: Sue Worrall, Doctoral Researcher (Birmingham)
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