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Departmental Seminars

History Department Seminars - Autumn Term 2011

Regular Seminars: Convenor/Usual Times/Places


Early Modern Seminar (Rosa Salzburg) Tuesdays, 5.00 – 7.00 p.m., H3.03

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/res_rec/seminars_readinggroups/earlymodernseminar

History Research Seminar (Sarah Hodges) Wednesdays, 1.00 – 2.00 p.m., H5.45

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/res_rec/seminars_readinggroups/historyseminar/

Eighteenth Century Seminar (Mark Knights) Thursdays, 5.00 – 7.00 p.m., H 3.03

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/res_rec/seminars_readinggroups/18centuryseminar/

History of Medicine Seminar (Claudia Stein)  Tuesdays, 5.00 – 7.00 p.m., R0.14

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/chm/events/seminars/

Latin American History Reading Group (?) Thursdays, 5.00 – 7.00 p.m., H3.03

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/res_rec/seminars_readinggroups/lahrg/

Americas Research Seminar (Rebecca Earle) ??

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/res_rec/seminars_readinggroups/americas/


Calendar

Week 1

(week beginning 3rd October)

 

Thursday 6th and Friday 7th October

 

“Arnoldfest”, Otherwise known as ‘The Problem of Power: A 2-day workshop celebrating the work of Prof David Arnold’

 

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/chm/events/conferences_workshops/da_theworks/

IAS Seminar Room

 

Week 2  

(w/b 10th October)

 

Tuesday 11th October 

 

History of Medicine Seminar

Dr John Christie (Associate Member of CHM, Oxford) 'Agonism and Emulation: Medical Student Culture in C18th. Edinburgh'5.00 – 7.00 p.m., Ramphal building, R0.14.

 

 

Early Modern Seminar

David Rollison (University of Sydney) ‘Alterations in the social and political constitution of an English town: Cirencester 1066-1790.’

5.00 – 7.00 p.m., H3.03

 

Wednesday 12th October 

 

History Research Seminar

Professor David Feldman‘

History and Anti-Semitism’

1.0 – 2.00 p.m., H5.45

 

Thursday 13th October

 

Eighteenth Century Seminar (held jointly with GHCC)

Richard Whatmore (Sussex)

‘ Enlightenment and Empire’

5.00 – 7.00 p.m., H3.03

 

IAS Oral History Network Event 

With guest speaker Dr. Anna Davin

2.00 – 4.00 p.m., Wolfson Research Exchange

 

Thursday 13th and Friday 14th October      

 

Conference on ‘Science, Technology and Medicine in India, 1930-2000: The Problem of Poverty’ 

 

Organised by Sarah Hodges 

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/chm/events/conferences_workshops/s_hodges-2 

All day, IAS Seminar Room 

Week 3

(w/b 17th October) 

 

Wednesday 19th October

 

History Research Seminar

Professor David Anderson (Oxford) 

‘Cold Warriors in Africa, 1960-1994’

1.00 – 2.00 p.m., H5.45 

 

 

Thursday 20th October  

 

Latin American History Reading Group

 

5.00 – 7.00 p.m., H3.03 

 

Friday 21st October    

 

 

Early Modern Seminar (with the GHCC) - 'Does Early Modernity have a Global History?'

With Mary Laven (Cambridge), Simon Mills (QMUL), Jean-Paul Ghobrial (Cambridge)

 (Time and venue TBC)

 

Workshop on ‘Rethinking Writing the History of Parliament’

All day, Wolfson Research Exchange

Week 4

(w/b 24th October)

 

Wednesday 26th October

 

History Research Seminar

Professor Les Back (Goldsmiths)

‘On Europe’s margins’ [Title TBC]

1.00 – 2.00 p.m., H5.45

Week 5

(w/b 31st October)

 

Tuesday 1st November 

 

History of Medicine Seminar

Dr Peter E. Pormann (Warwick)

‘Ibn Serapion: A Physician at the Crossroads between East and West’

5.00 – 7.00 p.m., R0.14

 

 

 

Early Modern Seminar (jointly organised with STVDIO)

Catherine Kovesi (University of Melbourne)

‘Luxury and the Ethics of Greed in Renaissance Italy’

5.00 – 7.00 p.m., H3.03

Reading Week

(w/b 7th November)

 

Friday 11th November 

 

Numbers are Your Friends: Network Science in Historical Research (1-day workshop Organised by Melodee Beals)

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/people/seminartutors/beals/numbersareyourfriends

All day

Week 7

(w/b 14th November)

 

Monday 14th November

 

Early Modern Seminar (jointly organised with STVDIO)

Thomas F. Mayer (Augustana College)

‘Trying Galileo’

5.00 – 7.00, H3.03

 

Thursday 17th November   

 

Latin American History Reading Group

 

5.00 – 7.00 p.m., H3.03

Week 8

(w/b 21st November )

 

Tuesday 22nd November

      

 

Early Modern Postgraduate Seminar  - ‘Conflict in Late Medieval and Renaissance Society’  

 

- Rocco di Dio (Warwick) - ‘Marsilio Ficino as a Translator and Philologist: Conflicting Critical Views’ 

- Kristi Woodward Bain (Northwestern University) - ‘From Community Conflict to Collective Memory: Lived Religion and the Late Medieval Parish’

5.00 – 7.00 p.m., H3.03

 

 

IAS Corruption Network

Dr Mark Philp (Oxford)

'Defining Corruption'

5.00 – 7.00 p.m., IAS Seminar Room

 

Thursday 24th November

 

 

Eighteenth Century Seminar

Susan Whyman

Title TBC

5.00 – 7.00 p.m., H3.03

IAS Oral History Network Conference on ‘Gender, Subjectivity and Oral History’

With keynote speaker Prof. Penny Summerfield

All day, IAS

Week 9 

(w/b 28thNovember )

 

All week

 

IAS Visiting Fellow (in CHM): Dr. Roger Smith, various events, see: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/chm/events/conferences_workshops/roger_smith

Tuesday 29th November

Centre for the History of Medicine Public Lecture

Dr. Roger Smith‘

Free Will in History and Contemporary Society’

5.00 – 7.00 p.m., IAS Seminar Room

 

 

IAS Oral History Network

Researcher to Researcher event, with Angela Davis and Laura King

5.00 – 7.00 p.m., Wolfson Research Exchange

 

Thursday 1st December

 

Eighteenth Century Seminar 

Marion Pluskota (Leicester)

'The Money I had, I got some of it by work and some by gentlemen that gave it to me': Provincial prostitution and casual employment in port cities in the Eighteenth Century’

5.00 – 7.00 p.m., H3.03

 

 

Week 10

(w/b 5th December)

 

All week

 

IAS Visiting Fellow (in CHM): Dr. Roger Smith.

 

Tuesday 6th December 

 

Early Modern Seminar

Prof. Andrew Pettegree (St. Andrews)

 ‘Before the Daily: Getting the News in Early Modern Europe’

5.00 – 7.00 p.m., H3.03

 

 

Centre for the History of Medicine Seminar

Dr. Roger Smith

‘Why the history of human sciences matters to medicine’

5.00 – 7.00 p.m., R0.14

 

Thursday 8th December 

 

IAS/CHM: Being Human: Medicine and the Human Sciences Lecture

Professor Raymond Tallis

'Aping Mankind: Neuromania and Darwinitis'

5.00 – 7.00 p.m., Wolfson Research Exchange

 

 

Latin American History Reading Group

 

5.00 – 7.00 p.m., H3.03

 

Friday 9th December

 

CHM 1-day Symposium

‘Free Will – Volition’ (with Roger Smith)

All day, Wolfson Research Exchange