Late Modern History Research Seminar Programme




Modern History Seminars 2019-20 dates

All seminars are on Mondays, unless otherwise indicated. Please note different start times and venues.

Semester 1

BLOCK 1: Sarah Frank (chair)

Claire Eldridge, University of Leeds
Conflict and Community in the Trenches: Military Justice, Colonial Soldiers and the French Army during the First World War
Week 4 (10 Oct) N.B note THURSDAY and later starting time
5.15 - 6.45 pm, Room 1.10, St Katharine’s Lodge

Kate Law, University of Nottingham
"A delicate subject": Family Planning and Apartheid, South Africa c. 1974-1994
Week 5 (14 Oct)
4.00 - 5.30 pm, Room 1.10, St Katharine’s Lodge

BLOCK 2: Konrad Lawson (chair)

Adam Bronson, University of Durham
The Latent Public: Rumors and Public Opinion in Transwar Japan
Week 8 (4th Nov)
4.00 - 5.30 pm, Room 1.10, St Katharine’s Lodge

Christa Wirth, University of Agder, Norway
A Chicago Anthropologist at the Nexus of the Cold War and Decolonisation in the Philippines
Week 10 (18 Nov)
1.00 - 2.30 pm, Old Seminar Room, South Street

Jennifer Altehenger, University of Oxford
How to Know What to Know in Mao Era China
Week 12 (2nd Dec)
4.00 - 5.30 pm, Room 1.10, St Katharine’s Lodge