Selected Seminars: ‘Global & Imperial’ and ‘Race & Resistance’

RECSO members may be interested in the two opening talks of the ‘Global & Imperial History Research Seminar’ this Michaelmas Term 2014. For full details of the seminars, please visit the Centre for Global History.

Seminars are held on Fridays at 5pm in the Colin Matthew Room, History Faculty. All welcome.

17 Oct
Sheryllynne Haggerty (Nottingham): ‘Structural Holes and Bad Ideas: Liverpool’s Atlantic Trade Networks 1711-1713’

24 Oct
David Washbrook (St Antony’s, Oxford): ‘Civic nationalism and nation-building in colonial India: the origins of Indian modernity’.


RECSO members may also be interested in the two opening talks of the Race and Resistance workshop this Michaelmas Term 2014.

All events will take place at the Radcliffe Humanities Building Seminar Room, 3rd Floor, and lunch will be provided at each of the lunchtime meetings.

17th October, 12.45 – 2pm
Sandew Hira (International Institute for Scientific Research, Netherlands): ‘Decolonizing the Mind, Scientific Colonialism, and the Legacy of Slavery and Colonialism’

24th October, 12.45 – 2pm
Sue Thomas (Oxford Centre for Life Writing): ‘Telling West Indian Lives: Life Narrative and the Reform of Plantation Slavery Cultures 1804-1834’

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