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)

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

Spring Term 2017
DateSeminar details
12 January
17:30
Making Tolerant Subjects: Racism and the State in Postwar Britain
Camilla Schofield (East Anglia)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

26 January
17:30
Reconfiguring heritage in Britain
Astrid Swenson (Brunel)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

9 February
17:30
Feeding Europe under British Rationing: Relief Efforts for the Continent after the Second World War
Kelly Spring (IHR)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

23 February
17:30
The elephant not in the room: absence, nostalgia
Chris Jeppesen (UCL)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

9 March
17:30
Chattel slavery/“wage slavery”: reconfiguring free and unfree labour,1833-1848
Keith McClelland (UCL)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

23 March
17:30
British Art in America: The G. F. Watts Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1884-5
Chloe Ward (QMUL)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR