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Work in Progress 2021-2022

2021/2022 Schedule

Every Monday, 5-6.30pm (excluding holidays and Reading Week)

Term 3 Schedule:

2nd May Camilo Uribe Botta Collect, classify, identify and... sell at auctions. Collecting orchids for science and commerce in Colombia. 1840-1900
9th May Shalini Rudra
Seizure of in-Transit Medicines: The conflict between anti-counterfeit laws and the legitimacy of the trade of generic medicines
16th May Dave Steele WRITING UP - How to make the thesis ‘A good read’?

Term 2 Schedule:

17th Jan David Fletcher The Atheism Spectrum... grappling with ambiguous terms
24th Jan Dr Guido van Meersbergen Special session on finishing a project
31st Jan Leiyun Ni Keeping Cows in Macao: Household Economy in Foreign Communities in 1840s
7th Feb Paola Medina-Gonzalez Taking the Shot: The Camera as Documentary and Accountability
21st Feb Daniel Gettings Sobriety, Life and Community: Water in the Early Modern English Public House
28th Feb Liz Egan Creole Whiteness, Womanhood, and the Home in Jamaica, 1865-1938
7th March Shalini Rudra TBC
14th March Pierre, Josh and Maria Special Session: Life after the PhD

Term 1 Schedule:

11th Oct various Showcase session: explaining the WiP and sharing abstracts/papers from last year
18th Oct Imogen Knox Emotions and suicide in early modern supernatural narratives
25th Oct Hannah Straw "The Worst Man Alive": The Posthumous Creation of the 2nd Duke of Buckingham
1st Nov Steve Russ Feeling for a Context: A Background for Bernard Bolzano, a Bohemian Reformer
15th Nov Qianwen Qing Conflicts and Scandal in the British Caribbean, 1680-1720
22nd Nov Francesca Farnell "Is this Sara, or the devil that speaketh these words?”: Sounding Out Women as Demoniacs in Sixteenth-Century England
29th Nov Niels Boender Consensual decolonisation? 'Subversion' and the independence negotiations in Kenya, 1960-3
6th Dec Serin Quinn Red and Gold: The Uses of Tomatoes as Ornamental Plants, 1500-1800

If you're interested in giving a paper, or have any questions, please get in touch with one of the conveners:

Imogen Knox

Louise Morgan

Dave Steele 

David Fletcher