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

The Material Body, 1500-1900: A Conference of Archaeologists and Historians

Date
03/05/2018 - 05/07/2018
Description
The conference will take place 4-5 July 2018 at the University of Birmingham. Themes include the body as material culture, bodily display, bodily practices, health in the city and plastic bodies.
Nature, Print and Production:A Workshop on Eighteenth-Century Sources in the Cadbury Research Library

Nature, Print and Production:A Workshop on Eighteenth-Century Sources in the Cadbury Research Library

Date
23/05/2018
Description
Birmingham Eighteenth Century Centre workshop

Nature, Print and Production: A Workshop on Eighteenth-Century Sources at the Cadbury Research Library

Date
23/05/2018
Description
Event listing for the University of Birmingham's Eighteenth-Century Resources in the Cadbury Research Library seminar
Entanglement

Entanglement

Date
23/05/2018
Description
The role that family and kinship ties play in the reproduction of society and social values is a key concern that unites the arts, social sciences and a wide range of other disciplinary areas.
Viewing the city: images of the Midlands, 1780-1880

Viewing the city: images of the Midlands, 1780-1880

Date
24/05/2018
Description
Dr Katy Layton-Jones delivers the Centre for West Midlands History research seminar.
Brazilian Regionalism in a Global Context

Brazilian Regionalism in a Global Context

Date
30/05/2018 - 01/06/2018
Description
First workshop of the interdisciplinary project aimed at furthering comparative understandings of regionalism in Brazil.

Masculinities in Twentieth Century Britain

Date
01/06/2018
Description
This workshop aims to provide a forum for the first systematic reflection on histories of masculinity in modern Britain since the publication, nearly thirty years ago, of Michael Roper and John Tosh's landmark collection, Manful Assertions (Routledge, 1991).
Debt: 5000 Years and Counting

Debt: 5000 Years and Counting

Date
08 - 09/06/2018
Description
We will consider what is at stake in the current moment as well as general tendencies, dynamics and lived experiences of previous cycles of credit and physical money. A public conversation that seemed to be opening up at the start of the global financial crisis but 'never ended up taking place' is still desperately needed.
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