AIDS histories and legacies: ‘Sunday’s Child’ reading and Q&A

  • Event date: 19/07/2018
  • Venue: Room MAL B35 (Main building on Torrington Square) Birkbeck, Malet Street, WC1E 7HX

Thursday 19th July, 18.30-20.00   Sunday’s Child’ is a new play marking 30 years since Clause (Section) 28, exploring its impact on HIV/AIDS services, stigma and awareness. This reading of two scenes from the play will be followed by a discussion and Q&A with director Darren Mawdsley; historians Dr Tommy Dickinson and Dr Manon Parry; Sara Furse, campaigner and activist; … Continued

On Belonging: English Conceptions of Migration and Transculturality, 1550 – 1700

  • Event date: 26/07/2018 – 28/07/2018
  • Venue: University of Liverpool, London Campus

This conference is part of the Travel, Transculturality and Identity in England, 1550-1700 (TIDE) project. It considers how early modern processes of global exchange influenced English identity. Papers will consider the way that the movement of peoples, objects, and ideas across the globe shaped English concepts of self and belonging, both at home and abroad. … Continued

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

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