Research

Department of History & Welsh History

History Research Seminars

2017/18

 

Semester I

 

Seminars will be held

5 PM in D54, Hugh Owen Building

All welcome!

 

4 October                   Richard Rathbone (Aberystwyth & SOAS)

Rethinking Human Sacrifice and Wondering About the Humans Who Were Sacrificed

 

11 October                 Paul Binski (Cambridge)

                                    Matthew Paris the Artist

 

18 October                Jeremy Taylor (Nottingham)

“Films, songs or fountain pens”: Late Colonial Responses to Chinese Media in Britain’s East Asian Empire

 

25 October                 Elizabeth Tyler (York)

England in Europe: The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle in the Eleventh Century

 

1 November               Richard Blakemore (Reading)

Seafarers, Empire, and Identity in Britain and the Atlantic, c. 1580-1730

 

15 November             Gerd Althoff (Münster)

Conventiculum, conspiratio, coniuratio. The political Power of Sworn Associations in Processes of Decision-making

 

23 November             Ian Brown (SOAS)

(Thursday, C4)          Hanging Rebels in Late Colonial Burma and Legal Process

 

29 November             Arddun Arwyn (Aberystwyth)

‘Cannibals in the Ruins’: German Memories of Everyday Life in Northern East Prussia (Kaliningrad Oblast), 1945-48

 

6 December                Elizabeth Boyle (Maynooth)

                                    Writing the History of the Assyrian and Persian Empires

in Medieval Ireland

 

13 December              Jacob Dengate (Aberystwyth)

                                    An Insurgent Gothic? Chartism and the

example of the French Revolution, 1838-1852