History seminars at the IHR

International History

Convenors: Ms Melanie Aspey (The Rothschild Archive), Dr Christopher Baxter (The Cabinet Office), Dr Best (LSE), Dr Ellison (QMUL), Professor Gaynor Johnson (University of Kent), Dr Kandiah (KCL), Dr Kelly (KCL), Dr Pedaliu (LSE), Mrs Staerck (IHR), Dr Kate Utting (KCL), Professor J. Young (University of Nottingham)
For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Dr Michael Kandiah: michael.kandiah@kcl.ac.uk

Venue: Pollard Room N301, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House unless otherwise stated

Time: Tuesday, 6.00pm

Spring Term 2016
DateSeminar details
5 January The Fall of Asquith, Phase 1, November 1916

Dr Peter Yearwood (University of Papua New Guinea)

19 January "Why can't we be more like the French?" Margaret Thatcher, the FCO and the re-setting of British overseas arms sales policy, 1979-80

Dr Edward Hampshire (Sandhurst)

2 February War Short of War: The United States and Political Warfare at the Outset of "Cold" War

Dr Kaetan Mistry (UEA)

16 February Anglo-American relations in the Kennedy Era

Toshi Aono (LSE)

1 March The British decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003

Dr James RV Ellison (QMUL)

8 March Inventing Shared Memories: Anglo-American Soft Diplomacy, 1860-1917

Professor Erik Goldstein (Boston University)

Venue: Rothschild Archives, London, EC4N 8AL, and will start, as usual, at 18.00.
Spaces are limited and anyone wishing to attend must email Dr Michael Kandiah: Michael.Kandiah@kcl.ac.uk

Summer Term 2016
DateSeminar details
26 April The Politics of National-building in the Balkans

Harris Mylonas (George Washington University)

10 May Nehru's Emissary: V K Krishna Menon and the Long 1950s

Dr Rudra Chaudhuri (KCL)

24 May Margaret Thatcher's World

Dr Martin Farr (Newcastle)

7 June Britain, the United Nations and the creation of an International Civil Service

Amy Limoncelli (Boston College, USA)

21 June Impunity, Peacekeepers, Gender and Sexual Violence in Post-Conflict Landscapes

Fiona Tate (QMUL)