Events

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

Forthcoming Events

Rethinking the political class of democratic Athens

Rethinking the political class of democratic Athens

Date
26/01/2021
Description
Zoom based workshop
Germany and Eastern Europe

Germany and Eastern Europe

Date
27/01/2021
Description
This joint postgraduate workshop provides a forum for postgraduates in the early stages of their research to share ideas and feedback.
Hidden History. Birmingham's BAME Medical Practitioners, c.1900-1970

Hidden History. Birmingham's BAME Medical Practitioners, c.1900-1970

Date
09/02/2021
Description
Jonathan Reinarz (Birmingham) presents the BRIHC seminar.
Myth, Reality, and the Origins of New England

Myth, Reality, and the Origins of New England

Date
16/02/2021
Description
Peter Mancall (USC) presents the BRIHC seminar.
National Trajectories and European Horizons: British and West German Conservatism after 1945

National Trajectories and European Horizons: British and West German Conservatism after 1945

Date
23/02/2021
Description
Martina Steber (Munich) presents the BRIHC seminar.
Genres of Prediction: Sanskrit Astral Sciences, Hindi Print and Colonial Cosmologies in North India

Genres of Prediction: Sanskrit Astral Sciences, Hindi Print and Colonial Cosmologies in North India

Date
02/03/2021
Description
Charu Singh (Cambridge) presents the BRIHC seminar.
The Profits of Slavery and the Wealth of Universities: A Transatlantic Conversation

The Profits of Slavery and the Wealth of Universities: A Transatlantic Conversation

Date
03/03/2021
Description
A public event that draws upon a crucial intervention in a broad ranging conversation to ask what substantive decolonization might look like at universities, and possible ramifications for communities beyond campus.
Population Control in Ghana's Twentieth Century

Population Control in Ghana's Twentieth Century

Date
16/03/2021
Description
Holly Ashford (Cambridge) presents the BRIHC seminar.
New voices

New voices

Date
18/03/2021
Description
Jessica Varsallona, Flavia Vanni and Lauren Wainwright deliver the Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology seminar.
Re-thinking Archives and Archivality in the Medieval Islamicate

Re-thinking Archives and Archivality in the Medieval Islamicate

Date
23/03/2021
Description
Fozia Bora (Leeds) presents the BRIHC seminar.
Gendered Belongings. Partition Refugees in Nehruvian India

Gendered Belongings. Partition Refugees in Nehruvian India

Date
20/04/2021
Description
Uditi Sen (Nottingham) presents the BRIHC seminar.
Archipelago Capitalism

Archipelago Capitalism

Date
27/04/2021
Description
Vanessa Ogle (Berkeley) presents the BRIHC seminar.
BRIHC seminar (title tbc)

BRIHC seminar (title tbc)

Date
04/05/2021
Description
Ananya Kabir (KCL) presents the BRIHC seminar.

GCfE 15th Annual Conference 13-14 May 2021

Date
13 - 14/05/2021
Description
Communities in Europe between continuity and transition
21st annual postgraduate colloquium of the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies

21st annual postgraduate colloquium of the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies

Date
31/07/2021
Description
Papers and posters are invited on the theme of colour, emotion and the senses.
Postponed: British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS) annual conference

Postponed: British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS) annual conference

Date
08 - 10/09/2021
Description
The Annual Conference of the British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS), to be held at the University of Birmingham has been rescheduled to 8-10 September 2021
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