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Roundtable discussion on “Historical practice and the philosophy of history and the role of the philosophy of history seminar.”

Event type
Seminar
Series
Philosophy of History
Event dates
, 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Address
Online- via Zoom
Speakers
This will be led by the convenors ()
Contact
ihr.events@sas.ac.uk
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This seminar will consider fundamental questions centred on the relationship between historical practice and the philosophy of history. It will also consider the role of the philosophy of history seminar itself. The discussion will be led by the convenors who will each comment briefly on the topic from their own point of view.

  • James Connelly (Hull) Rewilding History
  • Helena Hammond (Roehampton) ‘I’m not an actual historian, I’m an unreliable narrator’(Kara Walker, 2019): linguistic turn and pragmatist philosophies (of history) and historical representations constructed by African American artist-historians – the cases of Fons Americanus and the Obama White House
  • Warren Oliver (Independent Scholar) Talking About 'Crisis': The Use of Nonstandardized Concepts 

All welcome- this seminar is free to attend but advance booking is required.