Events

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

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.
Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day

Date
22 - 23/06/2018
Description
The perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham.
The Material Body, 1500-1900: A Conference of Archaeologists and Historians

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

Date
04 - 05/07/2018
Description
This conference brings together archaeologists and historians to explore new ways of studying the body in the post-medieval past.
Small Nations and Global Identities: Czech Questions - A Symposium

Small Nations and Global Identities: Czech Questions - A Symposium

Date
05/07/2018
Description
The Centre for Modern and Contemporary History is co-sponsoring a one-day symposium which considers the formation of modern Czech identity in the arts, politics and the media, focusing on key global events of the 20th century.

SCOLMA Conference 2018: Things come together?: Literary archives from, in and for Africa

Date
10/09/2018
Description
The annual conference of SCOLMA - the UK Libraries and Archives Group on Africa- will be held at the University of Birmingham this year

The Lessons of Dispossession: Lost Property in the Long Eighteenth Century

Date
14/11/2018
Description
Dr Kate Smith will present from her current project Absent Objects: Lost Property in the Long Eighteenth Century.
The Impact of William Hutton and Birmingham on Britain's Industrial Enlightenment

The Impact of William Hutton and Birmingham on Britain's Industrial Enlightenment

Date
17/11/2018
Description
This event brings scholars of eighteenth-century Birmingham, the industrial revolution, poverty, women and masculinity together to discuss (and celebrate) the new book by Susan Whyman, The Useful Knowledge of William Hutton: Culture and Industry in Eighteenth-Century Birmingham.
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