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 the Black Death: Can the Ottoman Plague Experience Offer Us Novel Insights?

Rethinking the Black Death: Can the Ottoman Plague Experience Offer Us Novel Insights?

Date
20/10/2021
Description
Historian Nükhet Varlık (Rutgers) will join us to discuss how the Ottoman experience of plague (600 years of uninterrupted outbreaks) invites new possibilities for rethinking the Black Death pandemic.
Search and Research - looking for women in the Danford Collection

Search and Research - looking for women in the Danford Collection

Date
26/10/2021
Description
An event celebrating Nigerian postcolonial modernist artist, Clara Etso Ugbodaga-Ngu.
Decolonization and Fossil Developmentalism: Energy, Climate, Extractivism and Empire/Nation in the Twentieth Century

Decolonization and Fossil Developmentalism: Energy, Climate, Extractivism and Empire/Nation in the Twentieth Century

Date
27/10/2021
Description
Roundtable discussion of the entanglements and power relations at stake in histories of ecological extraction
Book Launch: Jimmy Packham's Gothic Utterance and Hannah Murray's Liminal Whiteness in Early US Fiction

Book Launch: Jimmy Packham's Gothic Utterance and Hannah Murray's Liminal Whiteness in Early US Fiction

Date
27/10/2021
Description
Join CSNA and the Nineteenth-Century Centre for a Halloween-themed launch of two brilliant new books.
Re-coining the Eleventh Century: Value, Religion and Gender in Italy

Re-coining the Eleventh Century: Value, Religion and Gender in Italy

Date
27/10/2021
Description
CeSMA seminar given by James Norrie (University of Birmingham).
Roundtable discussion on Landscape, Nature and Environment

Roundtable discussion on Landscape, Nature and Environment

Date
10/11/2021
Description
Roundtable to discuss how human interactions have impacted nature and the environment across time.
Visiting Speaker: E. James West (York): 'A Monument to Negro Enterprise': The Black Press and Chicago's Literary Landscapes in the 1920s.

Visiting Speaker: E. James West (York): 'A Monument to Negro Enterprise': The Black Press and Chicago's Literary Landscapes in the 1920s.

Date
10/11/2021
Description
Join CSNA for a paper presentation by historian James West discussing research from his forthcoming book.
PhD showcase

PhD showcase

Date
10/11/2021
Description
Sadegh Attari and Humma Mouzam discuss their research.
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