Past events

7th Generation - film screening and talk (joint event with SBC/ Centre for American Studies)

Speaker: Jim Warne
Date: 6 February 2020
Time: 4.00 - 6.00 pm
Venue: Attenborough Film Theatre 

'From Northern Ireland to Guyana: Diplomacy in the Modern Age' 

Speaker: HE Greg Guinn (British High Commissioner to Guyana and Non-Resident Ambassador to Suriname)
Date: 9 December 2019
Time: 5.00 - 6.30 pm
Venue: Conference Room, Innovation Hub, 128 Regent Road 

'China's Muslim Internment Camps: Evidence and Historical Context (joint event with SBC) 

Speaker: Dr Rian Thum (University of Nottingham)
Date: Tuesday 26 November 2019
Time: 5.30 - 6.30pm
Venue: Bennett LT1 

POSTPONED DUE TO UCU STRIKE ACTION 

'Soft Power in the Middle East and North Africa' 

Speaker: Chris Rawlings (Director, British Council, Middle East and North Africa)
Date: 25 November 2019
Time: 5.00 - 6.30pm
Venue: Conference Room, Innovation Hub, 128 Regent Road 

CANCELLED DUE TO UCU STRIKE ACTION   

"Chifley Liked Them Blond": Displaced Person Immigrants in Australia' (joint event with SBC) 

Speaker: Dr Jayne Persian (University of Southern Queensland/ visiting fellow SBC)
Date: Tuesday 8 October 2019
Time: 5.30 - 6.30pm
Venue: Attenborough Seminar Block, 111 

Annual Work-in-progress Workshop 

Date: 19 September 2019
Time: 2.00 - 5.00pm
Venue: Conference Room, Innovation Hub, 128 Regent Road

Writing Retreat, Launde Abbey 

Date: 15-17 May 2019
Venue: Launde Abbey 

Networking event with SBC and NIOD 

Date: 13 May 2019
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Venue: Seminar Room, Innovation Hub, 128 Regent Road 

One size doesn’t fit all: gender, health and the interplay of research and policy, joint event with LIAS

Speaker: Patricia Jeffery (University of Edinburgh)
Date: 8 May 2019
Time: 4.00 - 6.00pm
Venue: Conference Room, Innovation Hub, 128 Regent Road 

'Boredom and the British Empire' the 2019 Global, Colonial & Postcolonial Research Cluster Lecture 

Speaker: Jeffrey Auerbach (California State University, Northridge)
Date: 18 March 2019
Time: 5.00 - 6.30pm
Venue: Conference Room, Leicester Innovation Hub, 128 Regent Road 

'Cosmopolitan small towns? British Malaya, 1910-1940', joint event with the Centre for Urban History 

Speaker: Lyn Hollen Lees (University of Pennsylvania)
Date: 12 December 2018
Time: 2.30 - 4.30pm
Venue: Seminar Room 3-5 Salisbury Road 

'Approaches to Empire' Masterclass 

Speaker: Antoinette Burton (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne)
Date: 10 December 2018
Time: 2.00 - 4.00pm
Venue: Ken Edwards Fifth Floor SR 526 

‘Abraham's Luggage - A Social Life of Things in the Medieval Indian Ocean World', joint event with the Medieval Research Centre 

Speaker: Elizabeth Lambourn (DMU)
Date: 27 November 2018
Time: 5.30 - 7.00pm
Venue: Ken Edwards Lecture Theatre 2 

Annual Work-in-progress Workshop 

Date: 20 September 2018
Time: 2.00 - 5.30pm
Venue: Seminar Room 3-5 Salisbury Road 

Collaboration in Global, Colonial and Postcolonial History 

Date: 18 September 2018
Time: 12.30 - 5.00pm
Venue: Fielding Johnson Building: First Floor, Council Suite Room 1 

Writing Retreat, Launde Abbey 

Date: 24 - 25 May 2018
Venue: Launde Abbey 

'Thinking With Borders in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries' Workshop 

Speaker: Collaborative
Date: 22 May 2018
Time: 12.00 - 5.30pm
Venue: Seminar Room, 3-5 Salisbury Road 

Benjamin Madley (UCLA) Masterclass, joint event with the Centre for American Studies and the Stanley Burton Centre 

Speaker: Benjamin Madley (UCLA)
Date: 7 February 2018
Time: 4.00 - 6.30pm
Venue: Ken Edwards Third Floor SR 324 

Annual Work-in-progress Workshop 

Date: 20 September 2017
Time: 2.00 - 5.30pm
Venue: Seminar Room, 3-5 Salisbury Road