Institute of Historical Research

History and the Public: the Legacy of David Cesarani - 31 May 2016

David Cesarani’s death in 2015 deprived the historical profession of a noted and highly respected public historian. Join us on Tuesday 31 May where our panellists Sir Richard Evans, Professor Jonathan Steinberg, Professor Bryan Cheyette & Suzanne Bardgett will discuss Cesarani’s major work on the history of the Holocaust, Final Solution: The Fate of the Jews 1933-49, and launch his final book, Disraeli: The Novel Politician.

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’.

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