News from the Department of History

Black History Month Blog Launch

Black History Month Blog Launch

Description
The College of Arts and Law have launched a new blog to celebrate the culture and histories of black and minority ethnic communities.
Date:
16/10/2017

Children born of war in the twentieth century

Description
In her new book, Sabine Lee explores the life courses of children born of war in different twentieth-century conflicts, including the Second World War, the Vietnam War, the Bosnian War, the Rwandan Genocide and the LRA conflict.
Date:
16/10/2017

Who's that vagrant? Using life stories to understand the history of homelessness

Description
Professor Nicholas Crowson presents the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
16/10/2017
Reforming the Decalogue: A Blog Series Preface

Reforming the Decalogue: A Blog Series Preface

Description
Jonathan Willis writes about his forthcoming book, The Reformation of the Decalogue: Religious Identity and the Ten Commandments in England, c.1485-1625, for the Many-Headed Monster blog.
Date:
13/10/2017
Report on our second annual Tea with the Sphinx conference

Report on our second annual Tea with the Sphinx conference

Description
Kelee M. Siat writes about the interdisciplinary conference on Ancient Egyptian Reception Studies held at the University in September.
Date:
05/10/2017
Gentlemen Revolutionaries: Power and Justice in the New American Republic

Gentlemen Revolutionaries: Power and Justice in the New American Republic

Description
Tom Cutterham's new book about the fallout of the American Revolution in the 1780s, and the creation of a new ruling class for the United States.
Date:
26/09/2017
Everyday Empires blog

Everyday Empires blog

Description
Birmingham's Simon Jackson and Nathan Cardon edited a series of blog posts exploring themes that emerged from our Everyday Empire conference last May.
Date:
16/09/2017
Holy City, Holy War: Devotion to the Sacred in Crusader Jerusalem

Holy City, Holy War: Devotion to the Sacred in Crusader Jerusalem

Description
London exhibition as part of the 'Bearers of the Cross: Material Religion in the Crusading World, 1095–c.1300' research project
Date:
13/09/2017

Brazilian Regionalism in a Global Context

Description
Call for papers for May 2018 workshop.
Date:
12/09/2017

Debt: 5000 Years and Counting

Description
Call for papers for conference being held 8-9 June 2018.
Date:
11/09/2017
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