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)

Spring Term 2017
DateSeminar details
10 January
17:15
The use of maps in books on the Anson circumnavigation (1740–44) from the 18th to the 20th centuries
Katie Parker (University of Pittsburgh)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

24 January
17:15
Geographies of resistance in the seventeenth-century Philippines
Stephanie Mawson (University of Cambridge)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

7 February
17:15
The fluttering tide: the adoption of gambling across the Pacific
Anthony Pickles (University of Cambridge)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

21 February
17:15
From Polynesia to Transpacific Americas and back: the ongoing (re)making of a region
Philipp Schorch (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

7 March
17:15
Rambaramp and the politics of perspective: digital & analogue epistemologies in museum collections
Haidy Geismar (University College London)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

Summer Term 2017
DateSeminar details
2 May
17:15
The genesis of a National Geographic expedition to northern Australia in 1948
Martin Thomas (Australian National University)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

16 May
17:15
Animal life and the death of a colonial metropolis: Yangon, 1938-1948
Jonathan Saha (University of Leeds)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

23 May
17:15
Sovereignty, Law and Geography Roundtable
Lauren Benton (Vanderbilt University), Simon Layton (Queen Mary University of London), Steve Legg (University of Nottingham), Kimberley Peters (University of Liverpool), Mira Siegelberg (Queen Mary University of London)
The Court Room, First Floor