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Programmes and Events


Research Seminars and Reading Groups

Undergraduate students are very welcome to attend the Department Research Seminar which takes place on Wednesdays from 4.30-6 pm on Microsoft Teams. Last year's speakers included Catherine Hall (UCL) ‘Doing Reparative History: Bringing Race and Slavery Home'; Joanna Bourke (Birkbeck), ‘Ordinary and Extraordinary: Sexual Violence and Psychiatry from the Fin de Siècle to #MeToo’, Jeremy Adelman (Princeton) 'The Need for Strangers: A Story of Love and Loathing', Barbara Taylor (Queen Mary) ‘Philosophical Solitude: David Hume vs. Jean-Jacques Rousseau’ and Pratik Chakrabarti (Manchester), ‘Is Deep History White?’.

The History Department is also host to an extensive collection of research centres and groups which run their own activities and events including:

For more information on these Centres and other research groups and projects in the Department, see here. Please get in touch with Centre Directors if you would like to know more.

Events Calendar

The Department of History Events Calendar gives details of all seminars, conferences, workshops and events. Upcoming department events are listed below: