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Past Events 2006


6 December: Lucky Lottery Tickets

University of Warwick

Calculating and Conjuring in Eighteenth-Century England

Dr Natasha Glaisyer (York)


5 December: Early Modern Seminar

University of Warwick

Dr Graeme Murdock (Birmingham)  

‘Geneva’s Vile Bodies: Reforming and Disciplining Physical Appearance in a Sixteenth-Century City’


30 November - 2 December: Social Space and Religious Culture.

Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

Workshop II of the Leverhulme Trust Academic Network Social Sites.


28 November: History Research Seminar

University of Warwick 

'Renaissance Domestic Interiors'

(Dr Marta Ajmar & Dr Flora Dennis, Victoria and Albert Museum, Royal College of Art)


22 November: Eighteenth Century Seminar

University of Warwick

'In search of selfhood: Mass-Observation diarists and the meaning of life.' Special Departmental Seminar

(Prof. James Hinton, University of Warwick)


21 November: Early Modern Seminar 

University of Warwick 

'Tavern Clubbing in the Early Seventeenth Century'

(Dr Michelle O’Callaghan, University of Reading)


15 November: History of Medicine Seminar Series

University of Warwick

'The Expression of Emotion in Mid-Twentieth-Century England'

(Hera Cook, Department of History, University of Birmingham)


15 November: History of Medicine Reading Lunch

University of Warwick

Bruno Latour's work and the question, 'Did Ramses II die of Tuberculosis?'

Discussion lead by Centre PhD student Kat Foxhall.


14 November: History Research Seminar

University of Warwick

'History and the Media'

(Professor Helen Weinstein, University of York)


1 November: History of Medicine Seminar Series

University of Warwick

'The Modernising Bhagat: Adaptations to Traditional Healing Practices in Western India'

(Gauri Raje, Centre for the History of Medicine, University of Warwick)


31 October: History Research Seminar

University of Warwick 

'"A credit to yourself and your country": Public Histories and the Photographic Survey Movement 1885-1918'

(Professor Elizabeth Edwards, University of Arts, London)


25 October: Eighteenth Century Seminar

University of Warwick

'Silk-making: A domain of women'

(Dr. Claudio Zanier, Pisa and EHESS, Paris)


25 October: History of Medicine Reading Lunch

University of Warwick

Foucault and the Birth of the Clinic: Medical Signs, Cases, Seeing and Knowing. Discussion lead by Cecilia Riving

(visiting research student from the University of Lund, Sweden)



24 October: Early Modern Seminar University of Warwick

Indians and Drunkenness in Colonial Spanish America

(Dr Rebecca Earle, University of Warwick)


18 October: History of Medicine Seminar Series

University of Warwick

'Psychology as Politics: Colonial psychiatry and indigenous physicians in the former Dutch East Indies

(Hans Pols, Unit for History and Philosophy of Science, University of Sydney)


17 October: History Research Seminar

University of Warwick

'Communist Revolutions and Occult Cosmologies: Russia, 1917-41 and China, 1949-76'

(Professor Steve Smith, Dept. of History University of Essex)


11 October: Eighteenth Century Seminar

University of Warwick

'The sex of human capital: skill and women's occupations in 18th-century London'

(Dr. Amy Erickson, University of Cambridge)


20 May: 4th Symposium on Parish Research

University of Warwick  

Rituals and the Parish

(Organised by the Warwick Network on Parish Research)


18 May: America in the British Imagination

University of Warwick

(A conference organised by Catherine Armstrong, Roger Fagge, and Tim Lockley)


8 March: STVDIO

University of Warwick

'The "dark veil" of Joachim Du Bellay's L'Olive (1549 / 1550)'

(Professor Hugo Tucker, University of Reading)


2 March: STVDIO ’A Dialogue on Classical Learning, the Americas, and the Italian Cinquecento’.

University of Warwick

'A Classical American Agenda? Pietro Martiri sets out the New World' (Professor Geoffrey Eatough, University of Wales/University of Warwick)

'Renaissance Emblems and Aztec Glyphs: Italian Humanism and Mexico 1520-70' (Andrew Laird, University of Warwick)


11 January: STVDIO

University of Warwick

'Authors and Scribes in Renaissance Italy'

(Professor Brian Richardson, University of Leeds)