History seminars at the IHR

Global History

Sponsored by Mark Storey

The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre for Global History, University of Oxford, present a series of seminars in

Steering group: Sunil Amrith (Birkbeck), William Clarence-Smith (SOAS), Richard Drayton (KCL), Felipe Fernández-Armesto (Notre Dame), Geoffrey Hosking (SEESS, UCL), Debin Ma (LSE), Kim Wagner (Queen Mary). .

Enquiries to: FELIPE.FERNANDEZ-ARMESTO@nd.edu

Venue: London Centre of the University of Notre Dame, 1 Suffolk Street, SW1Y 4HG (off Pall Mall East, west of the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery) on Thursdays from 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. Seminar-goers are kindly asked to register by e-mailing cparkyn@nd.edu.

Time: Thursdays at 5.30 p.m 

Podcast: Available online

Registration: Seminar-goers are kindly asked to register by e-mailing cparkyn@nd.edu

Reception: The University of Notre Dame invites seminar-goers to wine at or after the seminars. Those who would like to dine with the speaker should send a cheque for £40 to Felipe Fernández-Armesto, UND, 1 Suffolk Street, London SW1Y 4HG at least a fortnight in advance. Men wear suit and tie to the dinner parties and women are kindly asked to dress accordingly.

Some podcasts from this seminar are available online

Spring Term 2015
DateSeminar details
12 February Manchurian Candidates: Brainwashing, the Cold War, and the History of the Psy Professions

Daniel Pick (Professor of History, Birkbeck)

The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre for Global History, University of Oxford, present a series of seminars in GLOBAL  HISTORY

The Seminar will take place at Fischer Hall of the University of Notre Dame, 1 Suffolk Street, SW1Y 4HG (off Pall Mall East, west of the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery) on Thursdays from 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. (with a break for early departure at 7.00 p.m.)

Seminar-goers are kindly asked to register by e-mailing: lonconf@nd.edu


19 February The Mediterranean and Mediterraneans in global history

David Abulafia (Professor of Mediterranean History, Cambridge)

Cyprian Broodbank (Disney Professor of Archaeology, Cambridge)

Paolo Luca Bernardini (Professor of History, Bergamo).  

Peregrine Horden (Professor in Medieval History, Royal Holloway) chairs the panel.

Nick Purcell (Camden Professor of Ancient History, Oxford) will initiate the discussion. 

 

The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre for Global History, University of Oxford, present a series of seminars in GLOBAL  HISTORY

The Seminar will take place at Fischer Hall of the University of Notre Dame, 1 Suffolk Street, SW1Y 4HG (off Pall Mall East, west of the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery) on Thursdays from 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. (with a break for early departure at 7.00 p.m.)

Seminar-goers are kindly asked to register by e-mailing: lonconf@nd.edu

 


26 February Global approaches to the Middle Ages

To mark the appearance of the new journal, The Medieval Globe:

Chris Wickham (Chichele Professor of Medieval History, Oxford) chairs an interdisciplinary panel:

Carol Symes (Associate Professor of History, U. of Illinois)

James Barrett (Reader in Medieval Archaeology, Cambridge)

Elizabeth Lambourn (Reader in South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies, De Montfort)

Nicholas Vincent (Professor of Medieval History, UEA) will reply.

 

 

The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre for Global History, University of Oxford, present a series of seminars in GLOBAL  HISTORY

The Seminar will take place at Fischer Hall of the University of Notre Dame, 1 Suffolk Street, SW1Y 4HG (off Pall Mall East, west of the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery) on Thursdays from 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. (with a break for early departure at 7.00 p.m.)

Seminar-goers are kindly asked to register by e-mailing: lonconf@nd.edu


5 March The history of trust

Inspired by Trust: a History by Geoffrey Hosking (history, SEEES and UCL),  

Author, Warren von Eschenbach (philosophy, Notre Dame)

Sir Anthony Seldon (Institute of Contemporary British History, author of Trust: How We Lost It and How to Get It Back)

Kieron O’Hara (computer science, Southampton, author of Trust: from Socrates to Spin). 

 

The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre for Global History, University of Oxford, present a series of seminars in GLOBAL  HISTORY

The Seminar will take place at Fischer Hall of the University of Notre Dame, 1 Suffolk Street, SW1Y 4HG (off Pall Mall East, west of the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery) on Thursdays from 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. (with a break for early departure at 7.00 p.m.)

Seminar-goers are kindly asked to register by e-mailing: lonconf@nd.edu


19 March The Transformation of the World

Jürgen Osterhammel (Professor of Modern and Early Modern History, Konstanz): a topic related to his recent book, The Transformation of the World. 

 

The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre for Global History, University of Oxford, present a series of seminars in GLOBAL  HISTORY

The Seminar will take place at Fischer Hall of the University of Notre Dame, 1 Suffolk Street, SW1Y 4HG (off Pall Mall East, west of the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery) on Thursdays from 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. (with a break for early departure at 7.00 p.m.)

Seminar-goers are kindly asked to register by e-mailing: lonconf@nd.edu


26 March A commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the death of Joseph Needham

A commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the death of Joseph Needham, with Leonard Blussé (Emeritus Professor of the History of European Relations with China, Leiden) on ‘Needham and the Sea’. 

The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre for Global History, University of Oxford, present a series of seminars in GLOBAL  HISTORY

The Seminar will take place at Fischer Hall of the University of Notre Dame, 1 Suffolk Street, SW1Y 4HG (off Pall Mall East, west of the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery) on Thursdays from 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. (with a break for early departure at 7.00 p.m.)

Seminar-goers are kindly asked to register by e-mailing: lonconf@nd.edu


Summer Term 2015
DateSeminar details
2 April Catholic Youth in Cold War Mexico

Joint meeting with the Institute of Latin American History and Institute of the Americas: Jaime Pensado (Professor of History, Notre Dame)

The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre for Global History, University of Oxford, present a series of seminars in GLOBAL  HISTORY

The Seminar will take place at Fischer Hall of the University of Notre Dame, 1 Suffolk Street, SW1Y 4HG (off Pall Mall East, west of the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery) on Thursdays from 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. (with a break for early departure at 7.00 p.m.)

Seminar-goers are kindly asked to register by e-mailing: lonconf@nd.edu


9 April Exotic England

Gerald Maclean (Professor of English, Exeter, and co-author, with Nabil Matar, of Britain and the Islamic World) meets renowned journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown to discuss her new book, Exotic England.

 

The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre for Global History, University of Oxford, present a series of seminars in GLOBAL  HISTORY

The Seminar will take place at Fischer Hall of the University of Notre Dame, 1 Suffolk Street, SW1Y 4HG (off Pall Mall East, west of the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery) on Thursdays from 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. (with a break for early departure at 7.00 p.m.)

Seminar-goers are kindly asked to register by e-mailing: lonconf@nd.edu


16 April Europe and the World

Julio Crespo Maclennan (Director of the Instituto Cervantes in London).

The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre for Global History, University of Oxford, present a series of seminars in GLOBAL  HISTORY

The Seminar will take place at Fischer Hall of the University of Notre Dame, 1 Suffolk Street, SW1Y 4HG (off Pall Mall East, west of the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery) on Thursdays from 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. (with a break for early departure at 7.00 p.m.)

Seminar-goers are kindly asked to register by e-mailing: lonconf@nd.edu