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1 November 2013

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The Revolt of the Netherlands and its impact on early modern Britain
Hugh Dunthorne (Swansea)
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 What made thirteenth-century Kings pious? The Case of Edward I
Charles Farris (RHUL)

2 November 2013

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 No bookings

 

4 November 2013

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Inhabitants of the Universe': Networks, Empire and the English East India Company in the Early Modern World
David Veevers (Kent)


Yi Li (SOAS)


The Cantonese immigrants of Moulmein in ear...

The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Tactics of Attraction: Saints, Pilgrims and Warriors in the Portuguese Reconquista
Jonathan Wilson (University of Liverpool)
STB8 (Stewart House, basement) 17:30 The Influence of Architecture in Cold War Literature
Antonia Mackay (Oxford Brookes University & Goldsmiths University of London)


Stewart House Basement, STB8

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 The London French from the Seventeenth Century to the Present Day: Liberty, Equality, Opportunity
Debra Kelly (University of Westminster) & Martyn Cornick (Birmingham)
STB2 (Stewart House, basement) 17:30 Agents of Reason, Jeremiah Joyce & Tom Paine in the 1790s
John Issit (York)


Venue: Room STB2, Basement, Stewart House

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Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Building a theory of the voluntary sector: reflections on past policy and practice
David Billis (Witness)


Venue: Torrington Room 104, 1st floor, Senate House

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King's College London 18:30 The Unloved Quatrieme; Locating Empire Violence in the Failure of France's Post-War Republic
Professor Martin Thomas (University of Exeter) The Saki Ruth Dockrill Memorial Lecture


Venue: This lecture will be held in The Edmund J Safra Theatre, King's College London.

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5 November 2013

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The National Gallery of Naval Art: patriotic patronage and the development of a British School of Art, 1795-1823
Cicely Robinson (University of York)
Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:15 The fall of Thomas Howard, 1st earl of Suffolk, and the revival of impeachment
Andrew Thrush (History of Parliament Trust)
Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Cottagers, common land and common rights between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries with reference to Shropshire and neighbouring counties
James Bowen (Lancaster/IHR)
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Re-membering survival. Recovering hidden memories of wartime Poland
Dr Ewa Sidorenko (University of Greenwich)
The Senate Room (Senate House, First Floor) 17:30 The Archival Research Library in the West: from the Alexandrian Library to the Present Day
Ian Willison, C.B.E. (Institute of English Studies)


We can think of the textual archive and the order of learning in the West in terms of three cultural/...

The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Mitayos or Kajchas: Revisiting Labour in Eighteenth-Century Potosi
Rossana Barragan (International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam)


Abstract: This paper revisits key issues of forced and free labour and popular economic activity in t...

6 November 2013

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The Church and Finance: The Funding of Anglican Home Mission in the Diocese of London, 1856 to 1914
Dr Sarah Flew (The Open University)
Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Witnesses to a Forgotten Genocide: Punjab, Partition and the end of the British Empire in India
Dr Gavin Rand (Greenwich)
Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Selling on the streets: food and urban space in eighteenth-century Naples
Melissa Calaresu (Cambridge)
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Living with the past at home: domestic prehabitation and inheritance
Caron Lipman and Catherine Nash (Queen Mary, University of London)

7 November 2013

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Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:30 To "learn lessons" or to think critically?: a history of Holocaust consciousness and education
Dr Andy Pearce (Institute of Education London) 

In a provocative recent essay, Alon Confino argued ‘a period of Holocaust consciousness’ is &ls...

Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Some Notes on the Origins of American Anti-Europeanism: The Role of Public Intellectuals
Alessandra Bitumi (Bologna)


Please note:  this session takes place in the Holden Room, 103

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Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Boyle's legacy: second sight in English and Scottish thought in the long 18th century
Michael Hunter (Birkbeck)
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Soviet and German Political Thought in the Conception of Japan's 'New Order in East Asia' and 'Co-Prosperity Sphere' 1938-45
Professor Urs Matthias Zachmann  (University of Edinburgh)
Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Fire By Night, Cloud By Day: exile and refuge in postwar, late empire London
Susan Pennybacker (University of North Carolina)

8 November 2013

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Room G22/26 (Ground Floor) 09:30 Comprehending credit in the medieval English countryside
Philip Schofield (Aberystwyth)


Joint session with the 'Medieval Merchants and Money' Conference in Honour of Jim Bo...

Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:15 Lady Bella and Sir Charles Steadfast Strong: mysticism, sexuality, socialism and the Woman Question in Glasgow, 1890-1910
Tanya Cheadle (Glasgow)

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Debt and Credit in Relation to Increasing Consumption in England, c. 1650-1770
Craig Muldrew (Cambridge)


According to Adam Smith it was saving on the part of the broad labouring population which allowed a v...

9 November 2013

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 No bookings

 

11 November 2013

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Room G26 (Ground Floor) 17:15 The Suez Canal and World History
Jürgen Osterhammel (University of Konstanz), Sunil Amrith (Birkbeck), Richard Drayton (KCL) Response: Valeska Huber (GHIL)


A Roundtable on Valeska Huber, Channelling Mobilities: Migration and Globalisation in the Suez Canal...

STB8 (Stewart House, basement) 17:15 'For the Recreation of Gentlemen and Other Fit Persons of the Better Sort': Tennis Courts and Bowling Greens as Early Leisure Venues from the Sixteenth to Eighteenth Century in London and Bath
Dr Angela Schattner (German Historical Institute London)


Venue:  Room STB8, Stewart House, basement

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Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:15 Record keeping and warfare in Renaissance Italy: the Florentine militia, from Machiavelli to the Medici
Dr Andrea Guidi (Birkbeck)
The Senate Room (Senate House, First Floor) 17:15 Elizabeth I's prayers: the unexpected voice of the Queen
Estelle Paranque (QMUL)


Alice Ferron (UCL)


Loose my speeche: censorship and mediation ...

12 November 2013

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Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Empire of curiosities: Hans Sloane and the collection of the world
James Delbourgo (Rutgers)
Room 349 (3rd floor) 17:15 The Spectre of Ambela: Conflict and Coexistence between the British and the Bunerwals on the North-west Frontier, 1863-1915
Alexander Wilson (King’s College London)
Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Re-writing a life: Isaac Newton as revealed from his digital archive
Rob Iliffe (University of Sussex)
Room G26 (Ground Floor) 17:15 The Free and Voluntary Gift of 1661
Bill Sheils (York)
Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:45 Documenting science: applying archival theory to the Human Genome Project
Jenny Shaw (Wellcome Trust)
Room G37 (Ground Floor) 18:00 Helpless or Deliberate Bystander? American Policy towards South Vietnam's Military Coups, 1954-1975
Dr Jeff Michaels (KCL)
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 19:00 Towards a Textual Historicism: The Case of the Hoccleve Holograph
Lawrence Warner (King’s College London)

13 November 2013

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Other 17:15 Joint Seminar with Queen Mary University of London Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies
 History of Fashion Panel: Georgian Fashion: Pleasures, Pressures and Discontents

 

Hannah Greig (University of York)

Matchless Masters of Fashion:...

The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Virtue and the metaphysics of monarchy in Aristotle's 'Politics'
Carol Atack (Cambridge)


Venue:  The Court Room, Senate House, first floor.

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Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Revd Dr Theophilus Scholes, Jamaican missionary critic at the heart of empire
David Killingray (University of London)

Venue: Bedford Room G37, Senate House, Ground floor

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 From Anti-Fascism to Anti-Colonialism: Italian Intellectuals and the Algerian War
Neelam Srivastava (University of Newcastle)


Chair: Carl Levy

Joint with the French Modern History seminar

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Room 349 (3rd floor) 17:30 The Anti-Hospital and the Therapeutic Community: Two Anti-Psychiatric Communities in 1960's Britain
Oisin Wall (KCL)


Venue: Room 349, 3rd floor, Senate House

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Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Cuthbert and Wilfrid: Parallel Lives
Trevor Morse (Oxford)


Venue:  Torrington Room, 104, 1st floor, Senate House

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Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:30 R. H. Tawney and the history of English Capitalism: the historian and the public
Lawrence Goldman (St Peter's College, Oxford)


R. H. Tawney was one of the pioneers of economic and social history and  spent his whole career ...

14 November 2013

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Violence and the body politic in popular protest in the 1830s
Katrina Navickas (Univeristy of Hertfordshire)
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Rex Jacobus, Rex Fatuus? Or the Reputation of James VI and I Revisited for the Umpteenth Time
Michael Questier (QMUL)
Room 349 (3rd floor) 17:30 Peasants and the intensification of English agriculture
Alex Sapoznik (King’s College London)
Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:30 The Lemon Tree and Me
Professor John Newling (Nottingham Trent)


Gordon Room G34, Ground Floor, South Block

John Newling is Professor Emeritus of Installat...

Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Truth, falsity and value in Collingwood's account of absolute presuppositions
James Connelly (Professor of Politics, and Director of the Institute of Applied Ethics, University of Hull)

15 November 2013

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STB9 (Stewart House, basement) 17:15 Willem Bilderdijk, Lord of Teisterbant: Metaphysics, Religion and Politics in the Age of Revolutions
Joris van Eijnatten (Utrecht)


Venue: Room STB9, Stewart House, Basement

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The Amistad Rebellion in American Popular Culture, 1839-1841
Marcus Rediker (University of Pittsburgh)


Venue:  The Court Room, first floor (Please note: not room 349, as previously stated).

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Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Middling sorts of people in late medieval England
Matt Holford (Winchester)

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16 November 2013

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 No bookings

 

18 November 2013

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Black skin and white hearts: Counterrevolutionary Black Jamaicans in the Baptist War and Morant Bay Rebellion
Adam Thomas (University of California Irvine


William Bramwell (Warwick)


Blurring the boundaries of be...

The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Playing at Crusading: The jeu of St Nicholas
Sarah Lambert (Goldsmiths, University of London)
Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 The Huguenots of Paris and the Coming of Religious Freedom
David Garrioch (Monash University)


Joint session with the European History 1500-1800 Seminar

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Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:30 UKIP's Forbears? Poujade and the French left
Ian Birchall


Venue:  Bloomsbury Room G35, Ground floor, Senate House

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Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Legacies of voluntarism and municipalism: Miners' welfare in South Wales and the forging of a social democratic space during the interwar years
Daryl Leeworthy (University of Huddersfield)


Venue: Gordon Room G34, Ground floor, Senate House

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19 November 2013

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The silent service on the silent screen: the 'Cult of the Navy' and early cinema
Victoria Carolan (Greenwich Maritime Institute, University of Greenwich)
The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The Three Pillars of the Indigenous Household: Buildings, Land, and Saints in Colonial Mexico
Caterina Pizzigoni (Columbia University)


The talk will address a new interpretation of the indigenous household composition and its changes ov...

Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:15 'Stephen the Great and the Moldovan election crisis of 2009'
Jonathan Eagles (Author of 'Stephen the Great and Balkan Nationalism')


Please click on the link below for more information about Jonathan's book:

Framing identity: Petrus Alfonsi's self-introduction in the Dialogi conta judaeos
Nina Caputo (University of Florida/Oxford)

Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Numbering the fighting men: population, bodies and the Militia Lists of the eighteenth century
Dr Matthew McCormack (University of Northampton)


The military power of the state relates to the number of men it can put in arms. Accurate population ...

Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Reclothing the churches: sensory religious re-investment in the early modern English parish church
Jude Jones (Soton)

20 November 2013

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Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Why should philosophers be interested in the history of ideas?
Edward Skidelsky (Exeter)
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Soldier-saint or slavish papist? British Protestants and Ignatius Loyola, c. 1830-1900
Dr Gareth Atkins (Magdalene College, Cambridge)
Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Italy's disabled soldiers and their rehabilitation: the case of Florence
Ms Martina Salvante (Research Associate, Trinity College Dublin)
Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Localism in turn-of-the-century London? The development of the Minet Estate in Lambeth c.1870-1910
David Kroll (CMH/IHR)
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Perceptions of the Angevins
Jane Martindale


Venue:  Torrington Room, 104, 1st floor, Senate House

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21 November 2013

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Records and government in late medieval Sicily: the books of salaries
Alessandro Silvestri (Birkbeck)
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 On the Transnational Destruction of Cities: What Japan and the U.S. Learned from the Bombing of Germany and Britain in WWII
Sheldon Garon (Princeton)


Chair:  Naoko Shimazu (Birkbeck)

Choosing Demons: Freedom and Responsibility in Eusebius of Caesarea
Hazel Johannessen (King's)

Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 On the Transnational Destruction of Cities: What Japan and the U.S. Learned from the Bombing of Germany and Britain in WWII
Professor Sheldon Garon (Princeton University)


Joint session with the Rethinking Modern Europe seminar

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Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Drawing Over the Colour Line: geographies of cosmopolitan identity and art in London 1919-1939
Caroline Bressey (UCL)

22 November 2013

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Interlopers and Disorderly Brethren at the Stade Mart: mercantile practices amongst the Merchant Adventurers of England, 1593-1611
Tom Leng (Sheffield)


This paper examines the role of merchant companies in structuring overseas trade in early modern Euro...

Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:15 I do most sincerely wish you Dear Madam a Happy Minut: the experience of childbirth in the long 18th century
Sarah Fox (Manchester)


Joint session with Women’s History Seminar, in Room G21A, Ground floor, Senate House at 17:15

Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:15 'I do most sincerely wish you Dear Madam a Happy Minute': the experience of childbirth in the long eighteenth century
Sarah Fox (Manchester)


Joint seminar with the Society, Culture & Belief 1500-1800 Seminar

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Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 The Yeoman of the Chamber and the Secretary for French Affairs: Construction of Individual Alien Identities in Later Medieval England
Jessica Lutkin and Bart Lambert (York)

23 November 2013

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Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 14:00 'Playing with Pedagogy' in the Christmas Annuals of the 1820s and 1830s
Karen Williams (Roehampton University)


Please note:  this session takes place in the Torrington Room, 104 of Senate House (first floor)...

 

25 November 2013

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Making Boundaries in Colonial Nigeria: The Case of Bornu
Vincent Hiribarren (KCL)

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Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:15 I Am Not a Feminist: An Oral History of Women's Cricket
Rafaelle Nicholson (Queen Mary University of London)


Venue:  Gordon Room, G34, Senate House, ground floor

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Room G26 (Ground Floor) 17:15 The political thought of the monarchical republic of Elizabeth I discovered and anatomised
Peter Lake (Vanderbilt)


Venue: Montague Room G26, Ground floor, Senate House

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Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:15 Geography, Epistemology and the Representation of Europe
Dr Paul Stock (LSE)
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 18:00 Four Hundred Years of Printed Board Games: building a 'representative' collection
Adrian Seville (independent scholar)


Printed board games, particularly the simple dice games based on the 16th century Game of the Goose, ...

26 November 2013

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Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Knowing your latitude and longitude in eighteenth-century London
Katy Barrett (National Maritime Museum)
Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Neither art nor history: revealing what counts in representing lost, altered or imagined historic architecture
Erica Calogero (University of Brighton)


Please note: due to unforeseen circumstances this session has been cancelled

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Room G26 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Jane Dormer, Duchess of Feria: Recusant Patriotism in the Spanish Cour
Hannah Crumme (King’s College London)t
Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:45 Blogging History: What are the uses of blogs in academic and archival settings?
Matt Philpott (School of Advanced Study, University of London)
King's College London 18:00 Catastrophe: How Europe went to war in 1914
Sir Max Hastings


Venue and time:  King's College London, Strand campus, the Great Hall, at 18:00

Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 19:00 "Telling one's Ass from one's Onager"How much did the Bestiary influence Nigel of Canterbury's Mirror for Fools (Speculum Stultorum) and why does it matter?
Diane Heath (University of Kent)

27 November 2013

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Other 17:15 Catholicism, Apostasy and Politics in Late Eighteenth-Century England: The Case of Sir Thomas Gascoigne and Charles Howard, Earl of Surrey
Alexander Lock (The British Library)


Venue: Royal Holloway Building, 11 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3RF

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28 November 2013

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The Making of the Modern British Family? Mass suburbanisation and changes in household behaviour between the wars
Peter Scott (Reading)
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Print, petitions, and publics: the Prayer Book crisis in Scotland
Laura Stewart (Birkbeck)
Room 349 (3rd floor) 17:30 England and Italy: Which holds the Record for Records?
Joint Session with Late Medieval and Early Modern Italian Seminar
Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Stranger in a Strange Land: Representing Different Landscapes
Ingrid Pollard (photographer/artist)


Bedford Room, G37, Ground Floor, South Block

Ingrid Pollard is known for her photographic ...

Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 From the 'Murdering Wives' to Abu Ghraib: A Half Century of American Civilian Immunity from Court-Martial Prosecution
Patrick Hagopian (Lancaster University)
Room 349 (3rd floor) 17:30 Round-table discussion
Which holds the Record for Records?


Joint session with European History 1150-1550 seminar England and Italy starting at 17:30

Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:30 The Future of the Theory and Philosophy of History
Berber Bevernage (Associate Professor of Philosophy and Theory of History, University of Ghent, and co-founder of the International Network for Theory of History)

29 November 2013

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Diplomatic Encounters between East and West: Dutch Envoys at the Mughal Court (1648-1713)
Guido van Meersbergen (UCL)
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Canons in the Cloister: St. George's Chapel, Windsor, in the Late Fifteenth Century
Euan Roger (RHUL)

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Prosaic Modernity: Capital, the Bourgeois and the Novel
David Cunningham (University of Westminster)


Venue: Bloomsbury Room G35, Ground floor, Senate House

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30 November 2013

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Room 246 (Senate House) 12:00 Remake, Remodel : the Making of the English Working Class at 50
Roundtable discussion with Logie Barrow (Bremen), Pete Dwyer (Ruskin), respondent, Keith Flett


Please note: this session takes place from 12:00-17:00 on a Saturday, in Room 246, 2nd floor,...