We have a full schedule for our first semester covering a broad range of fantastic subjects.
All the seminars for semester 1 will take place online and details of the Zoom meeting will be sent in the week prior to the seminar.
Grab a cuppa and join us on Wednesday’s 1-2pm.
- 11th November – Adrian Pole (University of Edinburgh), “‘No exit today – It’s a Revolution!’ Britons in Revolutionary Catalonia, 1936”
- 18th November – Elly Polignano (Newcastle University), “P.Oxy.3723: limits and ambiguity on the elegiac genre”
- 25th November – Harry Lewis (University of Edinburgh), “Jacobite Rebellions in the Caribbean”
- 2nd December – Katherine Waugh (Newcastle University), “The Industrial Past in the Deindustrialised Present: Exploring cross-generational experiences of County Durham’s pit closures”
- 9th December – Alice Robinson (Newcastle University), “Mapping Ancient Rome in Percy Shelley’s Writing”
- 16th December – Marcela Delia (University of Edinburgh), “Justices in that pairt: revisiting the Aberdeen witchcraft trials in light of a recent discovery (c. 1597)”
- 13th January – Leanne Smith (Newcastle University), “Politics of the Apocalypse: William Aspinwall’s godly republicanism”
- 20th January – Thomas Little (Newcastle University), “My Secret Life—the erotic adventures of a Victorian gentleman”
- 27th January – Jerome Ruddick (Newcastle University), “The Festival of Despoina: Creating mythological narratives through material culture”