Re-launch of the IHR Contemporary British History Seminar Series: Researching post-1945 Britain: perspectives through artefacts

  • Event date: 22/06/2021 – 22/06/2021
  • Venue: Online - Zoom

Dr Helen Glew and Dr Caitriona Beaumont are delighted to announce the re-launch of the IHR Contemporary British History Seminar Series after a period of furlough due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Formal seminars will begin again in the Autumn Term with a great line-up of speakers and formats, and we will share news of our … Continued

The History and Future of the Moral Economy

  • Event date: 30/06/2021 – 30/06/2021
  • Venue: Online

Morality and its relationship to economic behaviour has long fascinated historians and social scientists. The history of capitalism, development, and environmental change possesses an ethical dimension that is evident from the medieval period through to the present. This is evidenced by phenomena such as the planned economy, the emergence of neoliberalism, and features in current … Continued

Distant Communications Online Conference: Keynote Seminar with Professor James Daybell

  • Event date: 12/07/2021 – 12/07/2021
  • Venue: Online - Zoom

As part of the online conference ‘Distant Communications: making contact across time and space from antiquity to the digital age’, Professor James Daybell (University of Plymouth) will be giving a special pre-conference online keynote seminar on 12 July 2021 at 4pm. His paper is titled ‘Epistolary Technologies of Separation and Archives of Emotion’ and it … Continued

CfP Victorian Popular Fiction Association (Virtual) Annual Conference: Victorian Inclusion and Exclusion

  • Event date: 14/07/2021 – 16/07/2021
  • Venue: Online
  • CFP Deadline: 28/02/2021

13th Annual VPFA Conference: ‘Victorian Inclusion and Exclusion’ 14-16th July 2021 Online, with MS Teams Hosted by the University of Greenwich, London Keynote: ‘Excluding the Maternal Body in Victorian Popular Literature’ Jess Cox (Brunel University London) Reading Group: ‘Against the Grain: Reparative Readings for Victorian Popular Fiction’ Hosted by Jesse Erikson (University of Delaware) Training … Continued

British History, Black Music, Racism & The Music Industry 1507-2020

  • Event date: 31/07/2021 – 31/07/2021
  • Venue: Online - Zoom

This family-friendly Zoom meeting is inclusive and open to anyone – from music fans, musicians, history and cultural studies students and educators, to music industry practitioners – interested in the history of black music and Africans in Britain, and the interaction of racism. This video provides a comprehensive background. Also, the image above touches on … Continued

The Redress of the Past: Historical Pageants in Britain 1905-2016

  • Event date: 07/08/2021 – 07/08/2021
  • Venue: Cecil Sharp House, London

As part of the AHRC-funded project, ‘The Redress of the Past: Historical Pageants in Britain 1905-2016’, two separate but linked events will take place on Saturday 7 August, at Cecil Sharp House, London, home of the English Folk Dance and Song Society. The first is a Historical Pageants Day and the second a Historical Pageants … Continued