Animals and the Home Conference

Event Date: 1 May 2019 Wolfson Suite Institute of Historical Research University of London Senate House Malet St London WC1R 7HU The Department of History at Royal Holloway presents: Animals and the Home The ‘Animals and the Home’ conference will explore the relationship between animals, humans and the home in diverse forms. The study of the home is an important …

Simon Wolfgang Fuchs – When Tehran was the Brightest Star: A Global History of the 1979 Iranian Revolution

Event Date: 25 April 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Simon Wolfgang Fuchs (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg) – When Tehran was the Brightest Star: A Global History of the 1979 Iranian Revolution Dr. Simon Wolfgang Fuchs is a Lecturer in Islamic and Middle East Studies at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany. He …

Ron Zweig – German Reparations and the Impact of Post War Jewish Politics

  Event Date: 21 March 2019 Room B33 Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq. entrance Malet St London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Ron Zweig (NYU) – German Reparations and the Impact of Post War Jewish Politics Reparations from the West-German government for the material destruction of European Jewry by Nazi Germany were …

Yossef Rapoport – Lost Maps of the Caliphs: Drawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo

Event Date: 7 March 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Yossef Rapoport (Queen Mary, UoL) – Lost Maps of the Caliphs: Drawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo – Lecture and Book Launch About a millennium ago, an unknown author in Cairo completed a large and richly illustrated book. In …

Thomas Cogswell – Adultery and politics in Jacobean London

Event Date: 4 March 2019 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of History at Royal Holloway presents: The 2019 Hayes Robinson Lecture Professor Thomas Cogswell (Riverside California) – Adultery and politics in Jacobean London Not far behind the proper facade of early Stuart London, tightly policed by church courts and zealous Calvinists, was …

Magnificent Women

Event Date: 20 February 2019 Beatrice Shilling Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Bedford Centre for Women’s and Gender History presents: Magnificent Women The Bedford Centre for Women’s and Gender History celebrates 100 years of women engineers with a panel discussion, ‘Magnificent Women’. After being side-lined after undertaking crucial engineering and technical roles during the First …

Simon MacLean – Charles the Bald, the Origins of the Medieval Castle and the End of the Carolingian Empire

Event Date: 8 February 2019 Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre Wilkins Building, UCL Campus, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT   The Royal Historical Society presents: Professor Simon MacLean (University of St Andrews) – Charles the Bald, the Origins of the Medieval Castle and the End of the Carolingian Empire The castle sat at the centre of medieval social and political order …

Eric Hobsbawm: A life in History

Event Date: 7 February 2019 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU   The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck and the Institute of Historical Research presents: ERIC HOBSBAWM: A LIFE IN HISTORY Richard J. Evans in conversation with Martin Jacques and Donald Sassoon To mark the publication of Eric Hobsbawm: A Life …

Richard Evans – ‘Warrant for Genocide’? Hitler, the Holocaust and the ‘Protocols of the Elders of Zion’

  Event Date: 4 February 2019 Room B34 Birkbeck University of London Malet St Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism  in collaboration with the Institute of Historical Research presents: Holocaust Memorial Day Event Sir Richard J Evans (Cambridge) – ‘Warrant for Genocide’? Hitler, the Holocaust and the ‘Protocols of the Elders of Zion’ The …