Rob Rozett – Synthesis as Catalyst: Some Comments on David Cesarani and His Writings

Event Date: 3-4 April 2017 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Holocaust Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents: The Holocaust and History: The Work and Legacy of David Cesarani Our colleague David Cesarani (1956-2015) was a leading historian of the Holocaust and of Anglo-Jewry, and a public intellectual concerned with …

Todd Endelman – Fighting Antisemitism with Numbers in Early-Twentieth-Century Britain

Event Date: 3-4 April 2017 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Holocaust Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents: The Holocaust and History: The Work and Legacy of David Cesarani Our colleague David Cesarani (1956-2015) was a leading historian of the Holocaust and of Anglo-Jewry, and a public intellectual concerned with …

Simone Gigliotti – “The real places!, the real people!, and the real story!”: Writing history with a camera in Meyer Levin’s The Illegals

Event Date: 14 March 2017 McCrea 336 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2016/2017 Dr Simone Gigliotti (RHUL) – “The real places!, the real people!, and the real story!”: Writing history with a camera in Meyer Levin’s The Illegals This paper examines Meyer Levin’s film The …

Geoffrey Hosking – The triumph of distrust: the Russian revolution and Soviet society

Event Date: 7 March 2017 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of History at Royal Holloway presents: The 2017 Hayes Robinson Lecture Professor Geoffrey Hosking OBE (Emeritus Professor of Russian History School of Slavonic & East European Studies, University College London) – The triumph of distrust: the Russian revolution and Soviet society The …

Michael Rothberg – Inheritance Trouble: Migration and Transcultural Holocaust Memory in Contemporary Germany

Event Date: 23 February 2017 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E David Cesarani Holocaust Memorial Lecture 2017 Professor Michael Rothberg (UCLA) – Inheritance Trouble: Migration and Transcultural Holocaust Memory in Contemporary Germany The Holocaust Research Centre is delighted to be joined by Professor Michael Rothberg, Professor of English and Comparative Literature and 1939 Society Samuel …

Jannet de Goede – For the Benefit and the Pleasure of the Community

Event Date: 22 February 2017 Arts Lecture Theatre 3 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Humanities and Arts Research Centre at Royal Holloway University of London presents: HARC Making Space for Art Lecture Series Jannet de Goede (Curator, Kröller-Müller Museum) – For the Benefit and the Pleasure of the Community The Kröller-Müller Museum, situated in the …

Richard Wolin – The French Front National and the challenge to Europe’s democracies

Event Date: 22 February 2017 Founder’s Main Lecture Theatre Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of History at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Professor Richard Wolin (CUNY) – The French Front National and the challenge to Europe’s democracies This lecture will discuss the challenge posed by Marine Le Pen’s far right-wing Front National. Many …

Andrew Jotischky – Ethnic and Religious Categories in the Treatment of Jews and Muslims in the Crusader States

Event Date: 21 February 2017 McCrea 336 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2016/2017 Professor Andrew Jotischky (RHUL) – Ethnic and Religious Categories in the Treatment of Jews and Muslims in the Crusader States Introduction by Professor Humayun Ansari (RHUL): ———————————– Talk: ———————————– Questions: accompanying images: …

Dee Heddon – Walking Aesthetics and Performing Landscape

Event Date: 14 February 2017 Tate Exchange Switch House, Level 5 Tate Modern Bankside London SE1 9TG The Royal Holloway Centre for the GeoHumanities presents: The 2nd Denis Cosgrove Lecture in the GeoHumanities Dee Heddon – Walking Aesthetics and Performing Landscape Discover walking as an art form and its potential for performative social and environmental encounters in this talk by …