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Coventry as global

Join us for a conversation between Coventry activists, academics and representatives who will come together to reflect on the complex history of migration, governance and asylum in the city, and explore what the consequences have been for its many communities.

Confirmed panelists include: Cllr Kindy Sandhu (Earlsdon), Lorraine Mponela (Coventry Asylum & Refugee Action Group), Reem Doukmak (Coventry Refuge & Migrant Centre), Kailing Xie (Warwick Uni), Rosamaria Cisneros (Coventry Uni) and Bernie Flatley (Coventry Roma Community)

Part of the Resonate Festival. www.warwick.ac.uk/resonate

Thu 10 Jun 2021, 18:18

Tom Long's AHRC grant success for 'Latin America and the peripheral origins of nineteenth-century international order'

Congratulations to Dr Tom Long, University of Warwick and Dr Carsten-Andreas Schulz, Universidad Catolica, Chile, on their AHRC Standard Grant award for the project ‘Latin America and the peripheral origins of nineteenth-century international order’

Thu 10 Jun 2021, 18:16

EUI Lecture series: CONNECTED HISTORIES OF CAPITALISM

Wednesdays in June, July and September, 16.00-17.30 (CEST), Via Zoom

Organizers: Giorgio Riello (HEC) and Glenda Sluga (EUI)

This series of talks organised by Giorgio Riello and Glenda Sluga (EUI) further the conversation on transnational and global histories of capitalism from 1500 to the present. Seven international scholars consider the connections and intersections between capitalism, politics, the history of empire and its legacies, environmental history, and public health.

All welcome! To register please contact Laura Borgese or follow the link for each event.

 

Thu 06 May 2021, 12:16 | Tags: webinar

Carlo Ginzberg and Francesca Trivellato in conversation on Microhistory and Global History

23rd Annual Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Lecture in Judaic Studies March 2, 2021 | Zoom

Carlo Ginzburg and Francesca Trivellato

This event was cosponsored by the Center for Italian Studies, the History Department, Italian at Penn, the Jewish Studies Program Kutchin Seminar Series, the Workshop in the History of Material Texts, and the Kislak Center for Special Collections.

Wed 03 Mar 2021, 10:20 | Tags: webinar

Black Studies Reading Group

The Black Studies Reading Group offers a critical and creative space to discuss the work and writings of authors/activists of African descent. We are based in the History Department and open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as staff and those outside of the university. Through virtual and (someday) ‘real’ meetings, we aim to build a community of people who want to be committed to critical engagement with Black intellectual production, in all its forms.

We will meet regularly to engage with readings and creative performances that deal with Black history, culture and politics. It is our intention to centre the long history of Black communities in Britain (and wider Atlantic region) as well as its its diverse diasporic articulations. We very much welcome your suggestions for readings, talks and events in this collaborative space! We particularly welcome students and staff of colour to join our group.

Drop us a line at: blackstudiesgroup@warwick.ac.uk.

Fri 26 Feb 2021, 12:00

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