Birkbeck History Research Seminars, Autumn 2007


To be held every Tuesday in Room 253, Malet Street, followed by optional dinner with the speaker.
For more information contact Daniel Wilson or Kate Nichols

09-Oct 8pm Dr. Lawrence Goldman, St. Peter’s College, Oxford & Editor of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Collecting Lives: Reflections on National Biography
16-Oct 6pm Professor Catharine Edwards, Birkbeck College Personalising ruins? Women’s Responses to Rome in the nineteenth century

23-Oct 6pm Dr. Julian Swann, Birkbeck College From “selfish reactionaries” to the “fathers of the nation”: rethinking the role of magistrates in eighteenth-century France

30-Oct 6pm Dr. David Feldman, Birkbeck College Immigration in British History

6- Nov 6pm Professor Barbara Taylor, University of East London The Pleasures of Kindness

13-Nov 6pm Dr. Duncan Bell, Christ’s College, Cambridge Republican Imperialism: J. A. Froude and the Ambivalence of Empire

20-Nov 8pm Professor Lyndal Roper, Balliol College, Oxford The Fat Doctor: Luther and biography

27-Nov 6pm Professor Rob Iliffe, University of Sussex Apostasy, atrocity, Apocalypse: Newton’s prophetic history of the world

4-Dec 8pm Dr. Shaun Morcom, Birkbeck College Social Mobilisation under late Stalinism (1945-1953)

11-Dec 6pm Dr. Peter Mandler, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge The Application of Margaret Mead’s Anthropological Research to the Cold War and the Developing World, 1945-55