Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History seminars
The Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History is the University of Edinburgh's leading centre for research into the history of the modern world. It's seminar series welcomes everyone.
Our seminars are open to all staff and students at the University of Edinburgh, as well as members of the public. Everyone is warmly welcome. The Centre's theme for 2019-20 is 'Revolution'.
Time and location
Seminars are usually held from 17.00 to 19.00 in David Hume Tower unless stated otherwise (exact room will be shown beside each date). All papers are followed by a 10-15 minute comment. See below for further details.
Semester 2, 2019-20
|Tuesday 14 Jan||Courtney Campbell (Birmingham)||
'From Olga to Dilma: Women revolutionaries and the nation in twentieth-century Brazil'
|Jake Blanc (Edinburgh)||LG.8, David Hume Tower|
Tuesday 28 Jan
|Sarah Badcock (Nottingham)||
'Kaleidoscopic visions: Russia’s revolutions from provincial perspectives'
|Anna Lively (Edinburgh)||LG.09, David Hume Tower|
Tuesday 11 Feb
|Kristoff Kerl ('Universität Köln, CSMCH-IASH Fellow 2019-20)||
'Ecstasy and cultural revolution: Sex, drugs, and music in Western countercultures, 1960s-1980s'
|Angela Bartie (Edinburgh)||LG.10, David Hume Tower|
Tuesday 3 Mar
|Nathaniel Morris (University College London)||
'Soldiers, saints and shamans: Indigenous communities and revolutionary movements in the mountains of Mexico, 1910-40'
|Julie Gibbings (Edinburgh)||LG.10, David Hume Tower|
Tuesday 17 Mar
|Anne Dolan (Trinity College Dublin)||
'What price revolution? The personal costs of the Irish revolution'With Modern Irish History seminars
|Niall Whelehan (Strathclyde)||LG.10, David Hume Tower|
Tuesday 31 Mar
|Pankaj Mishra (Essayist and novelist)||
'Revisiting the age of anger'
|Emma Hunter (Edinburgh)||LG.11, David Hume Tower|
Tuesday 5 May
|Kate Ballantyne (Edinburgh, CSMCH Career Development Fellow 2019-20)||
‘"Bodies upon the gears": Southern university students and campus revolution in the era of in loco parentis'
|Joe Ryan-Hume (Glasgow)||tbc|
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