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

Defecting in Dogopolis: Campaigns against Dog Mess in Interwar London, New York and Paris

Speaker: Chris Pearson (University of Liverpool)
Date: 29 January 2021
Venue: Online event

Closing Commerce, Crafting Citizens: The Shanghai Market Strike of 1919

Speaker: Mark Frazier, (New School for Social Research & India China Institute, New York)
Date: 12 February 2021 
Venue: Online event

Accounting the city in 18th century: The Naples of Thomas Jones

Speaker: Melissa Calaresu (University of Cambridge)
Date: 26 February 2021 
Venue: Online event

Bombay Brokers: urban ethnography in the global interregnum

Speaker: Lisa Bjorkmann (Max Planck Centre for Social Anthropology, Halle & Department of Urban Affairs, University of Louisville)
Date: 12 March 2021
Venue: Online event

The Driverless Car in 1960s Britain

Speaker: Georgina Lockton (University of Leicester)
Date: 26 March 2021
Venue: Online event