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Fighting for Empire: From Slavery to Military Service in the West India Regiments

Professor David Lambert will be giving the keynote lecture at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine's Commonwealth Cultural Day at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham on Thursday 11th October. The title of his lecture is 'Fighting for Empire: From Slavery to Military Service in the West India Regiments'.

RCDM Birmingham 

Thu 11 Oct 2018, 11:13 | Tags: Impact and Public Engagement Lecture Announcement


Emeritus Reader Dr Humfrey Butters delivers the Warwick in Venice Public Lecture

The 2014 Warwick in Venice Public Lecture 'Why does Machiavelli Matter?' has been given by Emeritus Reader Dr Humfrey Butters FRHistS at the University of Warwick Research and Teaching Centre in Venice. Dr Butters was introduced by Mr Ken Sloan, the Registrar and Chief Operating Officer of the University of Warwick, and by Professor Peter Marshall, the Deputy Head of the History Department. The lecture was given to distinguished guests, academics, and Warwick students studying History and History of Art in Venice.
 

Venice Lecture 2014
Photo credit: Ivor Coward
 

Wed 05 Nov 2014, 13:20 | Tags: Lecture

Emeritus Professor Carolyn Steedman to Deliver Two Lectures in Chicago

Emeritus Professor Carolyn Steedman will be visiting Chicago to deliver a lecture, 'Nothing to Say But Itself. Writing at the End of the Early Modern Era in England', at the Newberry Library on the 18th October 2014 and a second lecture, 'A Lawyer's Letter. Everyday Uses of the Law in Early Nineteenth-Century England', at the Nicholson Center for British Studies, University of Chicago on the 20th October 2014.
 

Newberry

Nicholson Centre for British Studies

Mon 13 Oct 2014, 12:19 | Tags: Lecture

Christopher Prentice, the British Ambassador to Italy, with History Students in Venice

British Ambassador

 
On 6th October 2014 Christopher Prentice, the British Ambassador to Italy, spoke to an audience at the University of Warwick in Venice, including the third-year single honours History students engaged in studying 'Florence and Venice in the Renaissance'. His topic was 'Better Together or Better Apart?'

Tue 07 Oct 2014, 20:45 | Tags: Lecture, Undergraduate

Professor David Anderson delivers public lecture at the UK Supreme Court

On 31 July 2014 Professor David Anderson gave a public lecture at the UK Supreme Court, in London's Parliament Square. The lecture, entitled "Empire, Lawyers, and the Rule of Law", examined the role of lawyers and legal appeals in the Mau Mau Emergency in Kenya during the 1950s, using legal records, including Privy Council appeals. The lecture was at the invitation of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, to inaugurate a summer exhibit at the Supreme Court on the history of the Privy Council. The exhibition is linked to a project that has digitised the records of the Privy Council and made them available on line.

Details of the Privy Council paper can be found at http://www.privycouncilpapers.org/. The exhibit is open to the public at the Supreme Court until 24 September 2014.

The Supreme Court Privy Council Papers Online

 

Mon 04 Aug 2014, 17:07 | Tags: Lecture

Videocast: Cold War Counter-Insurgencies and White Supremacy in Africa, 1961-1989

Professor David Anderson presents his latest reseach on the Cold War in Africa at a guest lecture at Aberystwyth University on 12th March 2014, entitled "Cold War Counter-Insurgencies and White Supremacy in Africa, 1961-1989". A videocast of the lecture is now available on the Aberystwyth University website.
 

David Anderson at Aberystwyth University

Fri 21 Mar 2014, 15:52 | Tags: Lecture