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: Katherine Ambler (KCL), Jacob Smith (Queen Mary)

Please send any enquiries to: cpnewresearchers@gmail.com

An informal forum for postgraduates and new researchers to meet and present finished pieces or works in progress on any aspect of colonial or postcolonial history. The workshop features papers that address specific methodological, interdisciplinary or theoretical concerns as well as colonial/postcolonial case studies from throughout the world. The workshop draws an audience from scholars at different stages of their research.

Spring Term 2019
DateSeminar details
14 January
17:30
Sir William Young and the “Amelioration” of West Indian Slavery in the Era of Abolition
Nick Crawford (Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

28 January
17:30
Left-wing British Euroscepticism; Opposing A New European Empire Or Just Nationalistic?
Joshua Hockley-Still (Exeter)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

11 February
17:30
Colonial/Postcolonial New Researchers’ Workshop 2 paper session
John Boonstra (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Alessio Dominic (Richmond University)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

25 February
17:30
Colonial/Postcolonial New Researchers’ Workshop 2 paper session
Dongkyung Shin (King’s College London), Yui Chim Lo (University of Cambridge)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

11 March
17:30
Strategies for the reproduction of landed power in Western Punjab (1947—1977)
Mazhar Abbas (College of Liberal Arts, Shanghai University)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR