Posts tagged with ‘history’

Fate, luck and fortune: popular narratives of environmental risk

The Department of Classics (University of Nottingham) and the Department of History (University of Liverpool) present ‘Fate, luck and fortune: narratives of environmental risk’. How do we talk about the risks of our environment? Who do we blame when things go wrong? Last in a series of three workshops.

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Fate, luck and fortune: political narratives of environmental risk

The Department of Classics (University of Nottingham) and the Department of History (University of Liverpool) present ‘Fate, luck and fortune: narratives of environmental risk’. How do we talk about the risks of our environment? Who do we blame when things go wrong?

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Fate, luck and fortune: historical narratives of environmental risk

The Department of Classics (University of Nottingham) and the Department of History (University of Liverpool) present ‘Fate, luck and fortune: narratives of environmental risk’. How do we talk about the risks of our environment? Who do we blame when things go wrong?

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Pay It No Mind screening

Join us for a screening of Pay It No Mind, a film about the life of Marsha P Johnson, a revolutionary trans activist, Stonewall instigator, Andy Warhol model, drag queen and prostitute, as well as a downtown New York fixture. Part of LGBT History Month.

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Historians Against Slavery Conference

In October 2017, Historians Against Slavery (HAS) will hold its biennial conference outside of the United States for the first time, at the International Slavery Museum (ISM) in Liverpool. The two-day conference will mark the 10th Anniversary of the ISM as well as Black History Month 2017. It is co-hosted by HAS, the ISM, the Centre for the Study of International Slavery (University of Liverpool) and the Antislavery Usable Past project (Universities of Nottingham and Hull).

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Song of the Reed – screening and discussion

The Taiwan Studies Programme and Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies present a screening of the documentary Song of the Reed, followed by a roundtable discussion. Song of the Reed is a Taiwanese documentary produced by the Taipei Women’s Rescue Foundation and directed by Wu Hsiu-Ching, chronicling the later years of Taiwanese women who were forced into sexual slavery during World War II.

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Citizens of the Third Reich – Everyday Betrayals and the Pink Triangle Prisoners of Sachsenhausen

Dr Max Biddulph, Associate Professor in the School of Education, launches LGBT History Month 2017 with a public lecture. Join us for an exploration of the experiences of pink-triangle prisoners at Sachsenhausen and how social context impacts on our concept of citizenship. How does living in a totalitarian regime influence the behaviour of its citizens, and what are the implications for contemporary societies?

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The Paris Commune and US Internationalism

The Department of American and Canadian Studies presents this talk from Dr J Michelle Coghlan, University of Manchester, examining the Paris Commune as a sensation and a lived practice of counter-remembrance in the long nineteenth century.

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The Enigma of Late Hellenistic and Roman Crete: Unanswered Questions

The first Colloquium on Roman Crete Conference will focus on the theme, “The Enigma of Late Hellenistic and Roman Crete: Unanswered Questions”.

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