Imperial and World History Seminar Colonial/Postcolonial New Researchers’ Workshop

Venue: Pollard Room N301, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Monday:17:30

Convenors: Lara Atkin (Queen Mary), Hannah Young (UCL) and Jacob Smith (Queen Mary)

Please send any enquiries to: cpnewresearchers@gmail.com

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
2 October
17:15
‘Kenya Cowboys’: the making and re-making of a postcolonial white African identity
Joshua Doble (University of Leeds)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

16 October
17:15
Post-imperial Demographic Unmixing: The Asian Minority and the Question of Citizenship in Transitional East Africa, (Un-)Making Connections: East Africa, the Uganda Railway and the Question of Globalization, c. 1890–1914
Julia B. Held (Universität Konstanz, Germany), Norman Aselmeyer (European University Institute, Florence, Italy)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

30 October
17:15
Putting Down Roots: Afro-Caribbean place-making in post-war Brixton, 1959-1998), The Forging of a Discourse: Caribbean Anti-Imperialism Activists’ Analyse 1930s Great Power Politics
Naomi Oppenheim (King’s College London), Kesewa John (University of Chichester)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

13 November
17:15
‘If the bachelor cannot manage his own household, how can he manage a mess or club?’: Homebuilding, Imperial Masculinity and the Armies in India, 1799-1900), ‘The honour of the nation has been vindicated’: The Abyssinia Expedition of 1867-8, “Mutiny” veterans and retribution in empire
Holly Winter (University of Warwick), Jacob Smith (Queen Mary, University of London)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

27 November
17:15
Consuming the law? The social function of colonial law courts in Dutch Ceylon 1750-1775), Italian Colonialism in Africa as a Connected System: Institutions, Men and Colonial Troops
Dries Lyna (Radboud University, Nijmegen), Massimo Zaccaria (University of Pavia)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

11 December
17:15
The Fashioning of American Indians in Local Settings. A Postcolonial Perspective on the German and British Circus, 1900-1945
Sabine Hanke (University of Sheffield)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
8 January
17:15
What is a colonial archive? Government, authority and the making of archives in French West Africa and Indochina, 20th century
Fabienne Chamelot (University of Portsmouth)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

22 January
17:15
The Making of Imperial New Delhi or: How I Learnt to Understand the Politics Behind Colonial Architecture and Urbanism
Smriti Pant (Brandenburg University of Technology)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

5 February
17:15
The dynamics of caste and class: Mahar industrial workers in late colonial Bombay 1928-1940), Coolie Narratives: Indentured Labour Migration and the ‘Coolie’ in Fiction
Zaen Alkazi (School of Oriental and African Studies), Purba Hossain (University of Leeds)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

19 February
17:15
The Scottish Enlightenment and the British Empire: William Robertson on India
Yusuke Wakazawa (University of York)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

5 March
17:15
Mestizos and Limpieza de sangre in Colonial Latin America. A Matter of Blood and Milk?
Virginia Ghelarducci (Institute of Latin American Studies, School of Advanced Studies, University of London)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR