Category: Conferences - Page 2

Melanie Ilic at BASEES conference 2015

Last weekend, I attended the annual British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) conference at Fitzwilliam College in Cambridge. The BASEES conference now serves as the major European platform for researchers in Russian and East European…

Early Modern Women, Religion, and the Body

Last week, I participated in a wonderful conference hosted by Loughborough University. Entitled Early Modern Women, Religion, and the Body, the conference explored a very wide range of early modern lives and experiences from right across Europe and across confessional divides….

Independence Day & The Civil Rights Act of 1964

On 7th July Dr. Christian O’Connell and Professor Neil Wynn took part in a symposium at the Eccles Centre at the British Museum on “The Civil Rights Act 50 Years On” followed by a lecture by Professor William P….

Soviet Healthcare Conference

I was in Dublin at the end of last week for a conference on Soviet healthcare in comparative perspective, with a particular focus on the issues of ‘professionalization, gender and care’. Although I have done a good deal…

The Impact of Race on Music – Race in the Americas Seminar, University of Sunderland, May 9th 2014

On Friday 9th May I attended this seminar to present a paper on Paul Oliver’s Conversation with the Blues (1965), and the role of oral history and photography in developing the iconography of the blues during the 1960s…

Report on EMREM Conference by Sarah Dickinson

Sarah Dickinson is currently an MA candidate in early modern history. Here she reports on her first conference as a presenter! Last month I presented a paper at a two day postgraduate conference at the University of Birmingham….

Melanie Ilic at CREES Conference

On Saturday 8 June I attended the annual conference of the Centre for Russian and East European Studies (CREES). CREES was established as a specialist interdisciplinary centre for research on the Soviet Union and eastern bloc countries at…

BASEES 2013

From 5 to 8 April I was at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, for the annual British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies conference, which this year also hosted the International Council for Central and East European Studies European…

New approaches to the history of popular protest and resistance in Britain and Ireland, 1500-1900, Workshop 3

This is a report from our third year History student, Micky Gibbard, based on his experiences at the recent Protest History workshop, hosted on 2nd March at the University of Gloucestershire. — The weekend of the 2nd of…

Iain Robertson – Call For Papers

New approaches to the history of popular protest and resistance in Britain and Ireland, 1500-1900 Workshop 3, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, Saturday 2 March, 2013 Landscapes of resistance: figuring the places and spaces of protest and politics past….