Late Modern History Research Seminar Programme


Convenors: Dr Konrad Lawson (Semester 1), Dr Bernhard Struck (Semester 2)

Unless otherwise stated, all seminars take place in room 1.10, St Katharine's Lodge at 5.15 pm. Refreshments will be provided.


Semester 1 2017/18

11 September 2017
Eric Han (College of William & Mary) (chair: Konrad)
Rejecting the Shinajin: Nationality and border regulations in Meiji Japan

25 September 2017
Kerstin von Lingen (University of Heidelberg) (chair Konrad tbc)
Legal Flows. Crimes against Humanity in transnational legal thought, 1899-1945

16 October 2017
Akhila Yechury (St Andrews) (chair Emma Hart)
Sovereignty at the Margins: The French Borderlands in India, ca. 1815-1947

30 October 2017
Nathan Perl-Rosenthal (University of Southern California) (chair Sarah)
Toward a Cultural History of the Age of Revolution

13 November 2017
Katherine Foxhall (University of Leicester) (chair Sarah)
Migraine: Episodes from a Thousand Year History

20 November 2017
Matt Ylitalo (St Andrews) (chair: Riccardo tbc)
Transmaritime Exchanges in Dundee's Arctic Whaling Trade, 1863-1913

27 November 2017 Venue and Time: School II, 5.15pm - CANCELLED
(Joint seminar with Intellectual History)
Professor Pierre Serna (University Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne) (chair Sarah)
Did Animals Have Rights during the French Revolution? Story of the 27 Dissertations sent to the French Institute 1802