History seminars at the IHR

Comparative Histories of Asia

Convenors: Professor Naoko Shimazu (Birkbeck), Dr Taylor Sherman (LSE), Dr Andrea Janku (SOAS), Dr Owen Miller (SOAS), Dr Matthew Phillips (Aberystwyth), Dr Lily Chang (UCL)

Venues:  Torrington Room 104, 1st floor, South block, Senate House
   

Time: Thursdays, 5.30pm

Please note Please check each week for the room allocation.  We strongly recommend that you check the IHR website for updates. 

Some podcasts from this seminar are available online

Autumn Term 2015
DateSeminar details
15 October 'Islands in Asian History': an opening roundtable event

Dr Zoltan Biedermann (UCL): early modern, Portuguese Empire in Asia, Ceylon , Dr Paul Kreitman (IHR): Japan and the Pacific, Dr Jeppe Mulich (LSE): Southeast Asia
Dr Jan Rueger (Birkbeck): Anglo-German relations, Heligoland

Comparative Histories of Asia Forum

Venue: Bloomsbury Room G35, Ground floor, South block, Senate House


29 October Doctoral Session I

A list of selected doctoral candidates’ presentations will be announced in September

Drinks reception to follow. All welcome!

Venue: Torrington Room 104, 1st floor, South block, Senate House


12 November Forging India's Democratic Citizenship: The Preparation of the First Elections 1947-1952

Dr Ornit Shani (University of Haifa)

Venue: Torrington Room 104, 1st floor, South block, Senate House


26 November Japan in the Western Imagination: A Voyage of Ideas into the Past

Prof Naoko Shimazu (Birkbeck) will be giving the 2015 W.G. Beasley Memorial Lecture

Venue: at the Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, Brunei Gallery, SOAS, from 7.15pm


10 December TBC

Venue: Torrington Room 104, 1st floor, South block, Senate House