Modern & Contemporary Research Seminar, University of Birmingham

Centre for Modern and Contemporary History

Research Seminar Series 2017/18

 ALL are welcome (all students, staff, and public) and there are always drinks afterwards in Bratby Bar, Staff House.

Please contact the organizer if you’d like to join the speaker for dinner afterwards.


Autumn Term 2017

Week 3: Tuesday 10 October 2017, 5-7pm. Rodney Hilton Library. Roundtable: Confidence Games and/as Modern Times.

With Prof. Matt Houlbrook (Birmingham), Prof. Chris Rea (British Columbia), Dr. Lucie Ryzova (Birmingham).


Week 5: Wednesday 25 October, 4:30-6pm. Arts G14. PGR MAC Research Forum Launch Event: Robin Diver, ‘The God Hades in Twentieth Century Children’s Books’, followed by discussion and refreshments.


Week 9: Wednesday 22 November, 4-6pm. Room TBC. PGR MAC Research Forum Event.


Week 10: Wednesday 29 November, 4:15-6pm, Joint talk in the Brihc Self/Personhood/Ego-History series , in partnership with War Studies: Dr. Jonathan Boff (Birmingham), ‘Ego-Documents and Official History: Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria’s Diary and the Battle for the Memory of the First World War, 1914-1939’.


Week 12: Wednesday 13 December, Time and Room TBC. PGR MAC Research Forum Winter Event.


» Seminar Calendar 2017-18