Posts tagged with ‘Department of History’

Graphic satire and the UK in the long 19th century

A one-day symposium organised by the Department of History and the Department of History of Art with keynote speaker, Professor Brian Maidment (Liverpool John Moores University) and eight other speakers.

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Histories of Religion and Sexuality, c. 1500 to the present

A conference for scholars working on the intersection of religion, gender, and sexuality.

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A guided walk with John Beckett

Join Professor John Beckett (Department of History) for a guided walk through Highfields Estate and the creation of University Park.

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Trump, Sanders and the US primaries: a dialogue on American populism

Join the Centre for the Study of Political Ideologies and the Department of American and Canadian Studies for this talk on Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and the rise of American populism.

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Jesse Boot, the Highfields Estate & the creation of University Park

In this Friends of University Park event, Professor John Beckett (Department of History) looks at how the Nottingham entrepreneur Jesse Boot facilitated the move to a new campus and a new college building in the 1920ā€™s.

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The power of American conservatism

Jefferson Cowie, Andrew J. Nathanson Professor of Labor History and Chair of the Department of Labor Relations, Law, & History, Cornell University, will speak on the influence of Conservatism on contemporary American society.

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Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners ā€“ with David Olusoga

Join David Olusoga, historian and broadcaster, and Katie Donington, Centre for Research in Race and Rights, as they discusses ‘Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners’ following the BBC Two documentary broadcast earlier this year. Expect a look at the scale of the slave trade, and the extraordinary choice by the government of the day to compensate slave owners for their ‘loss of property’.

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‘Killers of the King’ ā€“ with Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer

Join the Department of History to hear best-selling historian Charles Spencer, the 9th Earl Spencer, tell the shocking stories and fascinating fates of the men who signed Charles Iā€™s death warrant.

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Charging against Napoleon- Wellington’s campaigns in the Peninsular Wars and at Waterloo

Admission Free The Napoleonic Wars, which were fought between Britain, France and their allies from 1803, […]

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Cartography and cultural revolution: maps, modernity and the New Soviet man

Dr Nick Baron, Department of History, presents ‘Cartography and cultural revolution: maps, modernity and the New Soviet man’. This talk will explore the role and meaning of cartography in early Soviet culture, with a particular focus on the Stalin period.

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