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Accelerationism

Event Date: 14 September 2010 – 13:30-18:00 Room RHB 256 Goldsmiths, University of London Accelerationism But which is the revolutionary path? Is there one? – To withdraw from the world market, as Samir Amin advises Third World Countries to do, in a curious revival of the fascist “economic solution”? Or might it be to go in the opposite direction? To …

Zara Steiner – The European refugee problem as a ‘forty year crisis’

Department of History, Classics and Archaeology Event Date: 14-16 September 2010, Birkbeck, University of London The Forty Years’ Crisis: Refugees in Europe, 1919-1959 Zara Steiner (Murray-Edwards College, Cambridge), The European refugee problem as a ‘forty year crisis’ —————————————————— introduction: —————————————————— talk: —————————————————— questions: share this entry:

Michael Marrus – Refugees in Europe: Explaining the Forty Years’ Crisis

Department of History, Classics and Archaeology Event Date: 14-16 September 2010, Birkbeck, University of London The Forty Years’ Crisis: Refugees in Europe, 1919-1959 Michael Marrus – Refugees in Europe: Explaining the Forty Years’ Crisis ——————————————————— introduction: ——————————————————— talk: ——————————————————— questions: ——————————————————— share this entry:

Anna Shepherd – The Domestic Environment as Therapy in Two Surrey Asylums

Royal Holloway University of London Department of History Event Date: 14 and 15 September 2010 11 Bedford Square, Royal Holloway (Central London)   Inhabiting Institutions in Britain, 1700-1950 Spaces and Institutional Structures Asylums Anna Shepherd (London): The Domestic Environment as Therapy in Two Surrey Asylums Brookwood, Surrey’s second county asylum, opened in 1867 under the auspices of the Metropolitan Asylums …

Katherine Rawling – Asylum Snapshots: Institutional Photographic Practices and Patient Images at Holloway Sanatorium, Surrey, 1880-1910

Royal Holloway University of London Department of History Event Date: 14 and 15 September 2010 11 Bedford Square, Royal Holloway (Central London)   Inhabiting Institutions in Britain, 1700-1950 Spaces and Institutional Structures Asylums Katherine Rawling (Royal Holloway): Asylum Snapshots: Institutional Photographic Practices and Patient Images at Holloway Sanatorium, Surrey, 1880-1910 By the late nineteenth century, photography was becoming increasingly accessible, …

Clare Hickman – Conceive a Spacious Building Resembling the Palace of a Peer.

Royal Holloway University of London Department of History Event Date: 14 and 15 September 2010 11 Bedford Square, Royal Holloway (Central London)   Inhabiting Institutions in Britain, 1700-1950 Spaces and Institutional Structures Asylums Clare Hickman (Bristol): “Conceive a Spacious Building Resembling the Palace of a Peer. Airy, and Elevated, and Elegantly Surrounded by Swelling Grounds and Gardens”: The role of …

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The Forty Years’ Crisis: Refugees in Europe, 1919-1959 – conference page

Department of History, Classics and Archaeology Event Date: 14-16 September 2010, Birkbeck, University of London The Forty Years’ Crisis: Refugees in Europe, 1919-1959 Organisers:Dr Jessica Reinisch (Birkbeck), Dr Matthew Frank (Leeds)  Conference email:fortyyearscrisis@googlemail.com Download the conference programme here When the United Nations launched the first ever ‘World Refugee Year’ in June 1959, it came at the end of a tumultuous …

Louise Hide – People in their place: space, gender and class in the late 19th century asylum

Royal Holloway University of London Department of History Event Date: 14 and 15 September 2010 11 Bedford Square, Royal Holloway (Central London)   Inhabiting Institutions in Britain, 1700-1950 Spaces and Institutional Structures Asylums Louise Hide (Birkbeck): People in their place: space, gender and class in the late 19th century asylum The late nineteenth-century asylum was a purpose-built institution. Its function …

Stephen Soanes (Warwick): “The Place was a Home from Home”: Patient Identity and Belonging in Cottage Homes for Convalescents, 1910 – 1939

Royal Holloway University of London Department of History Event Date: 14 and 15 September 2010 11 Bedford Square, Royal Holloway (Central London)   Inhabiting Institutions in Britain, 1700-1950 Spaces and Institutional Structures Institutional environments and boundaries Stephen Soanes (Warwick): “The Place was a Home from Home”: Patient Identity and Belonging in Cottage Homes for Convalescents, 1910 – 1939 This paper …

Jane Hamlett & Rebecca Preston – Spaces and Material Cultures in Charitable Lodging Houses in London, 1840-1914

Royal Holloway University of London Department of History Event Date: 14 and 15 September 2010 11 Bedford Square, Royal Holloway (Central London)   Inhabiting Institutions in Britain, 1700-1950 Spaces and Institutional Structures Institutional environments and boundaries Jane Hamlett & Rebecca Preston (Royal Holloway): Spaces and Material Cultures in Charitable Lodging Houses in London, 1840-1914 This paper examines the material culture …