Events

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‘Empire as Assemblage’: John Green and the Smuggling of an Army During the Indian Uprising, 1857

Speaker: Professor Alan Lester (University of Sussex)

Date: 23 April 2020

Time: 5.30 - 7.00 pm

Venue: TBC


PhD/ Early Career Masterclass with Professor Alan Lester (University of Sussex)

Date: 23 April 2020

Time: 2.30 - 4.30pm

Venue: Ken Edwards 322


Global, Colonial and Postcolonial Research at the University of Leicester - Networking day / Writing retreat

Date: 30 March 2020

Time: 9.30am - 5.00pm

Venue: Please contact ca26@le.ac.uk to book a place.

 

'Slavery, Capitalism, and British Imperialism: the British Caribbean during the period of abolition', the 2020 Global, Colonial & Postcolonial Research Cluster Lecture

Speaker: Professor Trevor Burnard (University of Hull)

Date: 16 March 2020 POSTPONED - NEW DATE/ LOCATION TIME TBC

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'The Partition of India and the Sikhs', Public Lecture

Speaker: Professor Gurharpal Singh (SOAS/ Honorary Visiting Fellow, University of Leicester)

Date: 12 March 2020 POSTPONED - NEW DATE/ LOCATION TIME TBC

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Venue:

 

7th Generation - film screening and talk (joint event with SBC/ Centre for American Studies)

Speaker: Jim Warne

Date: 6 February 2020

Time: 4.00 - 6.00 pm

Venue: Attenborough Film Theatre

 

'From Northern Ireland to Guyana: Diplomacy in the Modern Age'

Speaker: HE Greg Guinn (British High Commissioner to Guyana and Non-Resident Ambassador to Suriname)

Date: 9 December 2019

Time: 5.00 - 6.30 pm

Venue: Conference Room, Innovation Hub, 128 Regent Road

 

'China's Muslim Internment Camps: Evidence and Historical Context (joint event with SBC)

Speaker: Dr Rian Thum (University of Nottingham)

Date: Tuesday 26 November 2019

Time: 5.30 - 6.30pm

Venue: Bennett LT1

POSTPONED DUE TO UCU STRIKE ACTION

 

'Soft Power in the Middle East and North Africa'

Speaker: Chris Rawlings (Director, British Council, Middle East and North Africa)

Date: 25 November 2019

Time: 5.00 - 6.30pm

Venue: Conference Room, Innovation Hub, 128 Regent Road

CANCELLED DUE TO UCU STRIKE ACTION

 

"Chifley Liked Them Blond": Displaced Person Immigrants in Australia' (joint event with SBC)

Speaker: Dr Jayne Persian (University of Southern Queensland/ visiting fellow SBC)

Date: Tuesday 8 October 2019

Time: 5.30 - 6.30pm

Venue: Attenborough Seminar Block, 111

 

Annual Work-in-progress Workshop

Date: 19 September 2019

Time: 2.00 - 5.00pm

Venue: Conference Room, Innovation Hub, 128 Regent Road

 

Writing Retreat, Launde Abbey

Date: 15-17 May 2019

Venue: Launde Abbey

 

Networking event with SBC and NIOD

Date: 13 May 2019

Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm

Venue: Seminar Room, Innovation Hub, 128 Regent Road

 

One size doesn’t fit all: gender, health and the interplay of research and policy, joint event with LIAS

Speaker: Patricia Jeffery (University of Edinburgh)

Date: 8 May 2019

Time: 4.00 - 6.00pm

Venue: Conference Room, Innovation Hub, 128 Regent Road


'Boredom and the British Empire' the 2019 Global, Colonial & Postcolonial Research Cluster Lecture

Speaker: Jeffrey Auerbach (California State University, Northridge)

Date: 18 March 2019

Time: 5.00 - 6.30pm

Venue: Conference Room, Leicester Innovation Hub, 128 Regent Road


'Cosmopolitan small towns? British Malaya, 1910-1940', joint event with the Centre for Urban History

Speaker: Lyn Hollen Lees (University of Pennsylvania)

Date: 12 December 2018

Time: 2.30 - 4.30pm

Venue: Seminar Room 3-5 Salisbury Road

 

'Approaches to Empire' Masterclass

Speaker: Antoinette Burton (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne)

Date: 10 December 2018

Time: 2.00 - 4.00pm

Venue: Ken Edwards Fifth Floor SR 526

 

‘Abraham's Luggage - A Social Life of Things in the Medieval Indian Ocean World', joint event with the Medieval Research Centre

Speaker: Elizabeth Lambourn (DMU)

Date: 27 November 2018

Time: 5.30 - 7.00pm

Venue: Ken Edwards Lecture Theatre 2

 

Annual Work-in-progress Workshop

Date: 20 September 2018

Time: 2.00 - 5.30pm

Venue: Seminar Room 3-5 Salisbury Road

 

Collaboration in Global, Colonial and Postcolonial History

Date: 18 September 2018

Time: 12.30 - 5.00pm

Venue: Fielding Johnson Building: First Floor, Council Suite Room 1

 

Writing Retreat, Launde Abbey

Date: 24 - 25 May 2018

Venue: Launde Abbey

 

'Thinking With Borders in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries' Workshop

Speaker: Collaborative

Date: 22 May 2018

Time: 12.00 - 5.30pm

Venue: Seminar Room, 3-5 Salisbury Road

 

Benjamin Madley (UCLA) Masterclass, joint event with the Centre for American Studies and the Stanley Burton Centre

Speaker: Benjamin Madley (UCLA)

Date: 7 February 2018

Time: 4.00 - 6.30pm

Venue: Ken Edwards Third Floor SR 324

 

Annual Work-in-progress Workshop

Date: 20 September 2017

Time: 2.00 - 5.30pm

Venue: Seminar Room, 3-5 Salisbury Road

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