Britain at home and abroad since 1800

Venue: Pollard Room N301

Time: Thursdays, 17.00 to start at 17.15

Convenors: Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite (UCL), David Edgerton (KCL), Charlotte Riley (Southampton), Natalie Thomlinson (Reading), Lise Butler (City) and Jack Saunders (Warwick)

This seminar was formed from the merger of the Modern British History seminar and the Reconfiguring the British: Nation, Empire, World 1600-1900 seminar.

Autumn Term 2018
DateSeminar details
25 October
17:00
Collective Security or Colonial Revolution?: The 1938 Conference on Peace and Empire and British Left-Wing Anticolonialism in the Age of the Popular Front
Theo Williams (King’s College London)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

8 November
17:00
Science at the end of empire: experts and the development of the British Caribbean, 1940-62
Sabine Clarke (University of York)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

22 November
17:00
We Refugees? Redefining Britain's East African Asians
Saima Nasar (Bristol)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

6 December
17:00
Semi-Colonial Horsewifery as Detective Fiction: “Trinket’s Colt” and the Mysteries of the Irish R.M.
Antoinette Burton (University of Illinois)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR