Rebecca Spang – The Money Of The Poor: Financial Inclusion In Historical Perspective

  Event Date: 11 October 2018 Room 532 Malet Street Building Birkbeck University of London London WC1E 7HX   The History Workshop Online presents: Professor Rebecca Spang (Indiana University, Bloomington) – The Money Of The Poor: Financial Inclusion In Historical Perspective Rebecca Spang will use her work on the birth of modern money, and modern politics, during the time of …

Rosie Llewellyn-Jones – ‘My Dear Schomberg’: Letters from Sir Aurel Stein

Event Date: 4 October 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Rosie Llewellyn-Jones MBE (Independent Scholar) – ‘My Dear Schomberg’: Letters from Sir Aurel Stein Sir Aurel Stein’s life and work has been extensively examined in books and biographies. He was a prolific letter writer but surprisingly none of his …

Naomi Standen – Colouring outside the lines: Eastern Eurasia without borders, from the Türks to the Mongols

Event Date: 21 September 2018 Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre Wilkins Building, UCL Campus, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT The Royal Historical Society presents: Professor Naomi Standen (Birmingham) – Colouring outside the lines: Eastern Eurasia without borders, from the Türks to the Mongols  We are still working out how to do global history, especially for premodern periods. How do we achieve the …

Historical Knowledge and Public History

Event Date: 21 June 2018 Wolfson Room Institute of Historical Research Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU The Institute of Historical Research presents: History Today at the IHR: understanding the past in the 21st century- Lecture Series  Historical Knowledge and Public History A panel of historians and media figures discuss how the opening up of history to a wider …

Lynn Abrams – Pursuing autonomy: self-help and self fashioning amongst women in post-war Britain

Event Date: 11 May 2018 Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre Wilkins Building, UCL Campus, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT The Royal Historical Society presents: Professor Lynn Abrams (Glasgow) – Pursuing autonomy: self-help and self fashioning amongst women in post-war Britain The 1960s has been dubbed the ‘do-it-yourself decade’. This was the era when the women of the so-called ‘transition generation’ began …

Martin Doerry – Lifting a Taboo: The Story of a Holocaust victim which has never been told before

Event Date: 12 April 2018 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2017-18 The Difficulties of Writing Family History A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s topic intends to discuss the challenges which arise when writing a European-Jewish family …

Atina Grossmann – Trauma, Privilege and Adventure in the “Orient”: A Refugee Family Archive

Event Date: 8 March 2018 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2017-18 The Difficulties of Writing Family History A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s topic intends to discuss the challenges which arise when writing a European-Jewish family …

Philippa Levine – The Empire has no Clothes: Nudity and the Imperial Imagination

Event Date: 5 March 2018 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of History at Royal Holloway presents: The 2018 Hayes Robinson Lecture Professor Philippa Levine (Walter Prescott Webb Chair in History and Ideas), Department of History, University of Texas at Austin) – The Empire has no Clothes: Nudity and the Imperial imagination The …

Thomas Harding – “You’re doing what?” – My family’s response to my trying to save the house stolen by the Nazis

Event Date: 1 March 2018 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2017-18 The Difficulties of Writing Family History A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s topic intends to discuss the challenges which arise when writing a European-Jewish family …