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). .


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

Summer Term 2014
DateSeminar details
3 April A Panel on the Scientific Revolution, in Honour of Patrick O'Brien

Professor O’Brien debates his controversial views with Robert Iliffe, Richard Drayton, Andrew Wear, Alan Powers and others

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10 April A Panel on the Palestine Question in Global Context

Professors Dan Cohn-Sherbok and Mary Grey discuss their new book, War or Peace: Debating Israel and  Palestine, with Ziauddin Sardar, author of What Do Muslims Believe? and Desperately Seeking Paradise, and Lana Asfour.

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