Reconfiguring the British: Nation, Empire, World 1600-2000

Venue: Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Thursdays 17:30

Convenors: Catherine Hall (UCL), Saul Dubow (QMUL), Keith McClelland (UCL), Clare Midgley (Sheffield Hallam University), Zoe Laidlaw (RHUL), Margot Finn (UCL), Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite (UCL), Charlotte Lydia Riley (Southampton).

This seminar is being run this term in conjunction with ‘Modern British History’.

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
18 January
17:30
Causes and consequences of Brexit: a roundtable
Mathias Haeussler (Cambridge), Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite (UCL), David Edgerton (KCL)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

1 February
17:30
teaching British history after Brexit (panel)
Speaker to be announced
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

15 February
17:30
Islamophobia and the rise of religiosity amongst British-born Muslims’ & ‘Anti-Semitism and identity politics in post-war Britain
Hira Amin (Cambridge), David Feldman (Birkbeck)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

1 March
17:30
Britain and the long echoes of empire
Gurminder Bhambra (Sussex), Charlotte Riley (Southampton)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

15 March
17:30
The “Anglosphere” and the colonial past
Michael Collins (UCL)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR