Imperial and World History Seminar Colonial/Postcolonial New Researchers’ Workshop

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

Time: Monday:17:30

Convenors: Jacob Smith (Queen Mary)

Please send any enquiries to: cpnewresearchers@gmail.com

Autumn Term 2018
DateSeminar details
24 September
17:30
The introduction of race and immigration in British post-imperial politics: the general elections of 1964 and 1966
Emil Sokolov (University of Exeter)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

8 October
17:30
‘The Captain’s Lady’: Mary Ann Bugg, race, gender and vagrancy in colonial Australia & Questioning master narratives of civility and savagery: R.L. Stevenson’s South Pacific fiction
Meg Foster (University of New South Wales), Caterina Colomba (University of Salento)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

22 October
17:30
John Gladstone and the Framework of Freedom: Indian Indentured Labour in Post-Abolition Empire & Cultural Resistance to Electricity in Urban Colonial Calcutta, c. 1880-1925
Purba Hossain (University of Leeds), Animesh Chatterjee (Leeds Trinity University)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

5 November
17:30
Bencoolen Centre: Reconceptualizing the “Peripheries” of the British Empire, circa 1685-1824
Tiraana Bains (Yale)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

19 November
17:30
The idea of ‘Asia’ in turn-of-the twentieth-century: Philippine Pan-Asianist action and political thought
Nicole CuUnjieng Aboitiz (Clare Hall, Cambridge)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

3 December
17:30
A Free Race of Cultivators, 1802–1835 & The apprenticeship of liberated Africans, wealth-in-people, and gender in the South Atlantic world, 1839-1871
Catherine Peters (Harvard), Jake Richards (Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR