News and events

Each year we host a series of free seminars and lectures which is open to graduates, students, staff and members of the public. Find out about our 2020-21 series on this page.

Due to Covid-19 all events take place online until further notice. For more information about events, contact Dr Prashant Kidambi

2020/21 Events

  • Building Dogopolis: The Remaking of Human-Canine Bonds in Modern London, New York and Paris
    Date: TBC
    Speaker: Chris Pearson (University of Liverpool)
  • Consumer Citizens? The Water Emergency in Hong Kong, c. 1963-64
    Date 23 October 2020
    Speaker: David Clayton, (University of York)
  • The Silent City - Forgotten buildings, politicking, and apathy in post-truth Pietermaritzburg
    Date: 6 November 2020
    Speaker: Deborah Whelan (University of Lincoln)
  • Irish Community Identity and Shaping the Nineteenth-Century City
    Date: 4 December 2020
    Speaker: Sophie Cooper (University of Leicester)