Events

Each year we host a series of free seminars and lectures which is open to graduates, students, staff and members of the public. Find out about our 2019-20 series on this page.

All seminars take place at 2.30pm - 4.30pm in Seminar Room, 3-5 Salisbury Road, unless otherwise stated. For more information about events, contact Dr Richard Butler or Dr Alistair Kefford.


2019/20 Events

Trends in Health and Mortality: Bombay City,1911-1945

Date: 17 January 2020
Speaker: Mrunmayee Satam (Amity, University Mumbai)

Policing the Marketplace in the Early American City

Date: 31 January 2020
Speaker: Emma Hart (University of St Andrews)

Deindustrialization, inner city problems & secularization: Church Actors & the Challenged of Urban Structural Change in Germany and Britain, 1970-80s

Date: 21 February 2020
Speaker: Sarah Thieme (University of Münster)

From "Dangerous Classes" to Vagabonds: The Meaning of Straying Dogs in Nineteenth-Century London, Paris and New York

Date: 13 March 2020
Speaker: Chris Pearson (University of Liverpool)

Good and Bad Governance of Drought in Urban Hong Kong, 1962-64

Date: 27 March 2020
Speaker: David Clayton (University of York)

'Thomas Jones' Neapolitan Accounts from Kitchen to City (1780-1783)

Date: 1 May 2020
Speaker: Melissa Calaressu

 

 

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