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Syllabus

The module is taught in weekly 2-hour seminars.

Seminars will be held on Wednesdays from 09:00-11:00 ONLINE via TEAMS (weeks 1-5) and Panorama 2, Rootes Building (weeks 7-10), unless otherwise notified.

Week 1: Studying Empires (Guido van Meersbergen) – 13 January (ONLINE via TEAMS)

Week 2: Gender and Empire (Guido van Meersbergen) – 20 January (ONLINE via TEAMS)

Week 3: Environment and Empire (Guillemette Crouzet) – 27 January (ONLINE via TEAMS)

Week 4: Slavery and Empire (Maxine Berg) – 3 February (ONLINE via TEAMS)

Week 5: Medicine and Empire (Rebecca Crites) - 10 February (ONLINE via TEAMS)

Week 6: Reading Week (no seminar)

Week 7: Imperial Cultures (Susan Carruthers) - 24 February (NOTE: Panorama 2, 14:00-16:00).

Week 8: Violence, Empire and Decolonization (Tom Lowman) - 3 March (Panorama 2)

Week 9: Anti-Colonialism and Political Thought (Aditya Sarkar) - 10 March (Panorama 2)

Week 10: Legacies of Empire (Simon Peplow) - 17 March (Panorama 2)