Events

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

Forthcoming Events

PhD showcase and seasonal celebrations

PhD showcase and seasonal celebrations
Date
08/12/2021
Description
Ander Salinas and John Seasholtz discuss their research.

Romans, Egyptians, and the Second Arab Siege of Constantinople (717/8)

Romans, Egyptians, and the Second Arab Siege of Constantinople (717/8)
Date
08/12/2021
Description
Philip Booth (Oxford) gives the CBOMGS research seminar

East Central Europe in the interwar slump – a work in progress report

East Central Europe in the interwar slump – a work in progress report
Date
19/01/2022
Description
An online event that's part of The Liminality of Failing Democracy: East Central Europe during the Interwar Slump project

Who are the Audiences for Early Modern History?

Who are the Audiences for Early Modern History?
Date
02/02/2022
Description
A roundtable to question who the audiences are for early modern history and how can they be further broadened and engaged.

Reflections on 'Forging Ahead' at the Black Country Living Museum

Reflections on 'Forging Ahead' at the Black Country Living Museum
Date
09/02/2022
Description
Researchers Simon Briercliffe and Elizabeth Thomson will be joining us from the Black Country Living Museum to reflect on the ways in which their research has contributed to the 'Forging Ahead' project at the Museum.

Researching Black British Histories

Researching Black British Histories
Date
16/02/2022
Description
Postgraduate researchers Saffron East (History, UCL), Sue Lemos (History, Warwick), and Montaz Marche (History, Birmingham) will be joining us to discuss their current research on Black British histories.

Counterterrorism in North America and the UK in the Past and Present

Date
23/02/2022
Description
Counterterrorism in the US Canada and the UK in the Past and Present

Roundtable on Classics and 'the Other'

Roundtable on Classics and 'the Other'
Date
23/02/2022
Description
Roundtable to discuss how the relationship between Classics and social and political identities and national cultures has recently been much debated

Historical Understandings of Mental Illness

Historical Understandings of Mental Illness
Date
09/03/2022
Description
Emily Betz (History, St Andrews), Angus Gowland (History, UCL), Leonard Smith (Applied Health Research, Birmingham) and Erin Sullivan (Shakespeare Institute, Birmingham) will be joining us for a roundtable discussion

Building Dogopolis: Dogs and Humans in Modern London, New York and Paris

Building Dogopolis: Dogs and Humans in Modern London, New York and Paris
Date
16/03/2022
Description
Chris Pearson (History, Liverpool) will be speaking on the integration of dogs into the urban landscape of London, New York, and Paris between 1800 and 1939.

Midlands and Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century and Today

Midlands and Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century and Today
Date
23/03/2022
Description
Jo-Ann Curtis (Birmingham Museums Trust), Jane Gallagher (Ironbridge Gorge Museums), Duncan Frankis (Newman University) and Manu Sehgal (University of Birmingham) will be joining us for a roundtable discussion

Immersive Practices and Experimental Worlds: A Comparative Ethnography

Immersive Practices and Experimental Worlds: A Comparative Ethnography
Date
30/03/2022
Description
David Berliner (Laboratoire d'Anthropologie des Mondes Contemporains, Université Libre de Bruxelles) will be joining us to discuss his work on 'Immersive Practices and Experimental Worlds: A Comparative Ethnography'.

The Commonwealth Games: A Roundtable Discussion

The Commonwealth Games: A Roundtable Discussion
Date
27/04/2022
Description
Roundtable discussion on the meaning(s) of the Commonwealth Games through time (past, present, future) and how this relates to conversations about citizenship, race, and belonging in the shadow of the British empire.
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