The real Churchill: Andrew Roberts in conversation with Robert Tombs

  • Event date: 09/10/2018
  • Venue: Emmanuel Centre, Westminister

Spectator magazine have organised an evening to see Andrew Roberts in conversation with fellow historian Robert Tombs to discuss his new biography, Churchill: Walking with Destiny. Drawing on new sources, including the private diaries of King George VI, Roberts paints an intimate portrait of a complicated and flawed great prime minister.   The event will take place … Continued

The Money of the Poor: Financial Inclusion in Historical Perspective

  • Event date: 11/10/2018
  • Venue: Birkbeck, University of London

Professor Rebecca Spang, Indiana University (Bloomington) Thursday 11th October 2018 6.30pm – 8.00pm Birkbeck, University of London, room to be announced. Free, but booking is necessary. Click here  or go to Rebecca Spang will use her work on the birth of modern money, and modern politics, during the time of the French Revolution to talk about contemporary monetary … Continued

Re-Imagining Cole

  • Event date: 20/10/2018 – 20/10/2018
  • Venue: Weston Library, Oxford

The Re-Imagining Cole symposium will examine the background, context and depictions of previously unseen caricatures of Christian Frederick Cole, Oxford University’s first Black African Scholar.

What’s Happening in Black British History? IX

  • Event date: 08/11/2018 – 08/11/2018
  • Venue: Senate House, University of London
  • CFP Deadline: 07/09/2018

The ninth Black British History Workshops will include papers and presentations on a wide variety of themes relating to the history of people of African origin or descent in the UK

From “Old Corruption” to the New Corruption? From “Old Corruption” to the New Corruption? Public Life and Public Service in Britain, c. 1780–1940

  • Event date: 24/01/2019 – 25/01/2019
  • Venue: Oxford Brookes University

The aim of the conference is to encourage a more integrated approach to the study and conceptualisation of political and administrative corruption during the period when Britain became a mass democracy and open up new historical perspectives through which we might better grasp the present. Keynote speakers: Professor Graham Brooks (University of West London) Professor Angus … Continued

Urban History Group Conference 2019 – Voices of the City: People, Identity and Place 1600 to the present

  • Event date: 04/04/2019 – 05/04/2019
  • Venue: Queens University, Belfast
  • CFP Deadline: 19/10/2019

The 2019 conference explores who can ‘speak’ and who has ‘spoken’ in, about or on behalf of the city from 1600 until the present. Planners, governors, powerful interest groups and a host of established elites have often loudly declaimed their right to shape both the form and the experience of the city. However, other groups … Continued

Economic History Society Conference 2019

  • Event date: 05/04/2019 – 07/04/2019
  • Venue: Queen's University, Belfast
  • CFP Deadline: 03/09/2018

The annual conference of the Economic History Society will be held at Queen’s University, Belfast in 2019. The conference committee welcome proposals on all aspects of economic and social history, covering a wide range of periods and countries. They are particularly keen for proposals that are of an interdisciplinary nature. You can find more information and … Continued

Maritime Animals: Telling stories of animals at sea

  • Event date: 26/04/2019 – 27/04/2019
  • Venue: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

The conference seeks to shed fresh light on maritime history by placing animals centre stage. Papers are sought which uncover all aspects of animals’ involvements (and entanglements) with ships and their activities. For instance, what roles did animals play in famous maritime episodes? What were the experiences of animals on board ships, and to what … Continued