CFP – Cities and Disasters: urban adaptability and resilience in history, 3-4 November 2016
Proposals for 20-minute papers are invited for this CMH/NIHU-organised conference which seeks to explore the ways in which cities across time and geographical regions have experienced, and been shaped by, natural disasters and other ‘shocks’.
Local History Day School - 13 July 2016
For all researchers in local history, from enthusiastic amateurs to established scholars, the IHR’s Local History Day School is the best way to learn new skills, refresh old ones, and broaden the scope of your work. Join us as we explore this year’s theme, Maps, Plans and Landscapes.
Forthcoming events at the Institute
Monday, June 27, 17:15, Past & Present Room, 202Dr Marcus Collins (University of Loughborough)
Monday, June 27, 17:30, Wolfson Room II (NB02)Dolto and Spock: The Ideology of Parenting in Transatlantic Historical PerspectiveRichard Bates (University of Nottingham) A Comparative Study of Working Class Housing in Nineteenth-Century France' (tbc)Will Clement (Oxford) Studying Letters Sent by French Jews to the Vichy Government: Rhetorical Strategies and Questions of SincerityFlorence Largilliere (QMUL) Entangled Sights: Histoire Croisée and PhotographyBen Partridge (Newcastle) A Brave New World: Four Women's Fight for RightsAnais Pedron (QMUL)
Wednesday, June 29, 18:00, Wolfson Conference SuiteDr Roger Knight
Thursday, June 30, 17:15, Room 243 (Senate House)Maryanne Kowaleski (Fordham University)
Monday, July 04, 09:30, Institute of Historical Research (IHR)Professor Richard Rodger (University of Edinburgh), the former general editor of a series of 40 books on Historical Urban Studies, and a former editor of Urban History, will give a keynote lecture on the state of the discipline: its obstacles, opportunities, and future prospects. Leading scholars in the field of urban history will chair each panel.
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Calls for papers
Keith Flett, Chris Bambery, Cathy Bergin, James Heartfield, John Newsinger, Added 15 Jun 2016
Chair: Naoko Shimazu (Birkbeck), Aaron Moore (University of Manchester), Added 15 Jun 2016
Teresa Segura-Garcia (University of Cambridge), Callie Wilkinson (University of Cambridge), Added 14 Jun 2016
Clare Tebbutt (Nottingham Trent University), Added 14 Jun 2016