Research seminars in Modern Languages 

BRIHC In Public Event: New Perspectives on the War in Ukraine

BRIHC In Public Event: New Perspectives on the War in Ukraine

Date
29/11/2022
Description
Historians Klaus Richter and ´╗┐Kate Skinner will discuss a range of perspectives on Russia's war against Ukraine that have received less attention in recent months.
Rethinking populism in Europe: an interdisciplinary roundtable on populist movements in history and today

Rethinking populism in Europe: an interdisciplinary roundtable on populist movements in history and today

Date
07/12/2022
Description
This roundtable argues that to understand its contemporary manifestations, we need to study populism's historical roots, its engagement with other political movements and its impact on political structures.
How do we now write histories of the exclusion of South Asians from Uganda and their diaspora?

How do we now write histories of the exclusion of South Asians from Uganda and their diaspora?

Date
08/02/2023
Description
Saima Nasar (Bristol) and Becky Taylor (UEA)
Classics in the Classroom

Classics in the Classroom

Date
22/02/2023
Description
On Wednesday 22 February we will be discussing how Classicists in schools and universities can best work together to develop meaningful opportunities for both students and teachers.
Decolonization and Development: New Directions in the Historiography

Decolonization and Development: New Directions in the Historiography

Date
08/03/2023
Description
On Wednesday 8 March we will be joined by Megan Brown (Swarthmore College) and Alessandro Iandolo (Harvard) to discuss the issues at stake in writing histories of decolonization.
New Directions in Birmingham and Black Country History

New Directions in Birmingham and Black Country History

Date
19/04/2023
Description
On Wednesday 19 April we will be joined by a series of PhD students and professional archivists to discuss what the future directions of Birmingham and Black Country History might be.
The perils of interpreting: the extraordinary story of two translators between Qing China and the British Empire

The perils of interpreting: the extraordinary story of two translators between Qing China and the British Empire

Date
03/05/2023
Description
Henrietta Harrison, Oxford with commentary from Shirley Ye, Birmingham