Events

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

Forthcoming Events

Black study and the radical collaborations between the university and the community

Black study and the radical collaborations between the university and the community
Date
25/05/2022
Description
Lecture by Professor Kris Manjapra (Tufts University, USA).

Ethnography Otherwise. Storytelling and the Ordinary

Ethnography Otherwise. Storytelling and the Ordinary
Date
26/05/2022
Description
Workshop discussing ethnography as tool to expand our shared vocabulary of the possible, the social, the moral, the cultural and the political.

Finis Terrae: The Iberian Peninsula Contextualised in C13th Europe'

Finis Terrae: The Iberian Peninsula Contextualised in C13th Europe'
Date
26 - 27/05/2022
Description
International Conference with the purpose of exploring the complex reality of Medieval Iberia.

The Humanities, the Social Sciences, and Climate Change

The Humanities, the Social Sciences, and Climate Change
Date
01/06/2022
Description
IGES-BRIHC Postgraduate Workshop discussing the role of the humanities and social sciences in addressing the challenges of climate change.

What If We Just Went Ahead and Saved the World? Taking Action in the Climate Crisis Or: Why Frank Schätzing should stick to writing Thrillers

What If We Just Went Ahead and Saved the World? Taking Action in the Climate Crisis Or: Why Frank Sch├Ątzing should stick to writing Thrillers
Date
01/06/2022
Description
Professor Sabine von Mering (Brandeis) will deliver this years Distinguished Lecture of the Institute for German and European Studies.

Conditions to Cure? Histories of Medicalization, Psychologisation, and Intergenerational Trauma in the LGBTQIA+ Community'

Conditions to Cure? Histories of Medicalization, Psychologisation, and Intergenerational Trauma in the LGBTQIA+ Community'
Date
08 - 09/06/2022
Description
International Conference with the purpose of exploring the complex reality of Medieval Iberia.

The Humanities and Current Reparations Debates

The Humanities and Current Reparations Debates
Date
13/06/2022
Description
This talk surveys the theories and the diverse practices of Black reparations struggle across sites in Europe and the Americas.

Plantation Metaphors and Intellectual History

Plantation Metaphors and Intellectual History
Date
20/06/2022
Description
This talk, informed by Caribbean Thinking about vibrancy and vitality, explores the unexpected historical meaning that emerged in and through the bondage of the plantation complex.

Things Taken as Given?: Oikonomia and Its Discontents'

Things Taken as Given?: Oikonomia and Its Discontents'
Date
27 - 28/06/2022
Description
Workshop seeking to understand how and why certain human activities have been delimited from others and defined as 'economic', and to identify the effects of this evaluative partitioning of human experience.

Bring Back the Bodies

Bring Back the Bodies
Date
27/06/2022
Description
This talk is based on new research into the necropolitics and poetics surrounding the human remains of Indigenous, African, and Asian peoples collected in Natural History Museums in Europe.

Kris Manjapra Graduate Workshop

Kris Manjapra Graduate Workshop
Date
28/06/2022
Description
Postgraduate students across the Humanities are invited to present and receive workshopped feedback in a session led by Kris Manjapra and Shirley Ye.

Performing Tutankhamun: one hundred years of retellings'

Performing Tutankhamun: one hundred years of retellings'
Date
01/07/2022
Description
Workshop on the questions arising from this discovery and in what ways have media and performance contributed to the retelling and reshaping of this historic moment and the discovery's cultural aftermath

Status, power and conflict in early modern England

Status, power and conflict in early modern England
Date
01/07/2022
Description
Status, Power and Conflict in Early Modern England brings together leading scholars to address the problems of politics, state and status that Richard Cust has raised over his career.
Displaying 1 to 13 of 13