Rethinking Modern Europe

Sponsored by Lord Tugendhat

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

Time: Wednesdays 17:30

Convenors: Dejan Djokić (Goldsmiths); Celia Donert (Liverpool); Russell Foster (KCL); Alex Drace-Francis (Amsterdam); Christian Goeschel (Manchester); Philippa Hetherington (UCL); Simon Jackson (Birmingham); Lucy Riall (EUI Florence); Jan Rüger (Birkbeck); Astrid Swenson (Bath Spa).

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
17 January
From Stalin to Mao: Albania and the Socialist World
Elidor Mëhilli (Hunter College)
The Court Room, First Floor

31 January
The Peacewar: The Economic Weapon in Interwar Europe, 1917-1941
Nicholas Mulder (Columbia University)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

14 February
Empires of Race and Spirit: France and Spain in the Americas, 1860s-1920s
Miquel de la Rosa (Sciences-Po, Le Havre), Gäel Sanchez Cano ( European University Institute)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

28 February
Empire of taste: French commodities and global power in the nineteenth century
David Todd (King's College London)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

7 March
The Appearance of Saints: Photography as incrimination and religious justification in Secret Police Archives in Romania and the Republic of Moldova
James Kapalo (University College Cork )
University of AmsterdamEuropean Studies Dept, Bushuis, Kloveniersbugwal 48, Amsterdam

16 March
Rethinking Modern Europe ‘Roving Seminar’: Roundtable - Empire, Race and Humanitarianism in the Twentieth Century
Eleanor Davey (University of Manchester), Claire Eldridge (University of Leeds), Sarah Frank (University of the Free state), Nina Wardleworth (University of Leeds)
Centre for Modern and Contemporary History, University of Birmingham

DateSeminar details
18 April
The Rights of the Roma, The Struggle for Citizenship in Postwar Czechoslovakia
Celia Donert (University of Liverpool)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

Summer Term 2018
DateSeminar details
13 June
Babylon in Storage. Canonisation and decanonization on Berlin’s Museum Island
Mirjam Brusius (German Historical Institute London)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR