Reconfiguring the British: Nation, Empire, World 1600-2000

Venue: Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Thursdays 17:30

Convenors: Catherine Hall (UCL), Saul Dubow (QMUL), Keith McClelland (UCL), Clare Midgley (Sheffield Hallam University), Zoe Laidlaw (RHUL), Margot Finn (UCL), Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite (UCL), Charlotte Lydia Riley (Southampton).

This seminar is being run this term in conjunction with ‘Modern British History’.

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
5 October
17:30
Learning from Catherine Hall – Race, Gender and Class in the Writing of History
Esme Cleall (Sheffield), Simone Borgstede (Leuphana University Lüneburg)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

19 October
17:30
Historic present, past tense: Making public history & De-centering the ‘civilising’ curriculum
Kate Donington (Nottingham), Jason Todd (London)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

16 November
17:30
Calling home to oneself: empire and the politics of belonging & Did the metropole make any difference ‘at home’? Rogue settlers and colonial belonging on an imperial margin
Onni Gust (Nottingham), Laura Ishiguro (British Columbia)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

30 November
17:30
Gender matters: historicising patriarchy & New Zealand, Boots the Chemists, and Challenges to Overseas Expansion, 1935-1938
Fae Dussart (Sussex), Hilary Ingram (Durham)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

14 December
17:30
Britain and Slavery: the legacies of LBS
Nick Draper (UCL)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR