Newcastle University History Seminar Series, semester 2, 2016-7

All the following seminars are in Armstrong Building room 1.03.

Professor Richard Clay, Professor of Digital Humanities,

‘Vandalism and Terrorism during the Revolutionary France’,

Wednesday, 22 February. 3.30pm.

Dr Michael Pierse, Queens University Belfast,

‘Thinking Globally about Irish Working-Class Writing?’,

Wednesday 1 March, 5pm.

Professor Thomas Scharf, Professor of Social Gerontology,

‘Constructing home over the life course in rural Ireland: towards a model of at-oneness’,

Wednesday, 15 March, 5pm.

Dr Laurence Marley, National University of Ireland, Galway,

‘Empire, faith and class in a Belfast mill district: 1914-21’,

Wednesday, 22 March, 5pm.

Dr Brian Kelly, Reader in American History, Queen’s University Belfast

‘WEB Du Bois, Black Agency, and the “Slaves’ General Strike”: Problems in the Historiography of US Emancipation’,

Wednesday, 3 May, 5pm.

Dr Emma Cheatle, NUHRI Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Newcastle University,

‘Object, Landscape and Confinement in the Writing of Mary Wollstonecraft’, Wednesday, 10 May, 5pm.

Professor Neville Kirk, Manchester Metropolitan University,

‘Transnational Radicalism: The Case of Tom Mann and Robert Samuel Ross’,

Wednesday, 17 May, 5pm.

All welcome. We particularly welcome PG students. Refreshments provided

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