London Group of Historical Geographers

Venue: Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House unless otherwise stated

Time: Tuesday 17:15

Convenors: Ruth Craggs (King’s College London), Felix Driver (Royal Holloway, London), Innes keighren (Royal Holloway University of London), Miles Ogborn (Queen Mary University of London)

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
10 October
17:15
The lonely fieldworker qualified: observations on the emergence of different forms of collaborative projects in ethnographic research.
George Marcus (University of California, Irvine)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

24 October
17:15
Assembling ‘Negroana’: Black history and the limits of universal knowledge.
Jake Hodder (University of Nottingham)
Room 246, Second Floor

7 November
17:15
A million Black Anthropocenes or none.
Kathryn Yusoff (Queen Mary University of London)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

21 November
17:15
Just giving: British charities, decolonisation and development.
Matthew Hilton (Queen Mary University of London)
11 Bedford Square, Room 103

5 December
17:15
Ab Uno Sanguine: Indigenous rights and the Aborigines’ Protection Society in the mid-nineteenth century.
Zoe Laidlaw (Royal Holloway University of London)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
16 January
17:15
Collections and catalogues of natural history: early modern objects in motion, past and present
Victoria Pickering (British Museum)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

30 January
17:15
Mobile museum: Kew’s economic botany collection in circulation
Caroline Cornish (Royal Holloway), Felix Driver (Royal Holloway)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

13 February
17:15
There and back again: the Haida Great Box and its child
Laura Peers (Pitt Rivers Museum/University of Oxford)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

27 February
17:15
Objects, islands, empire: collecting in the western Indian Ocean, 1860 – 1930
Sarah Longair (University of Lincoln)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

13 March
17:15
Museum, magic, memory: the curating of Paul Montague
Julie Adams (British Museum)
Room 349, Third Floor