PGF Semester 2 Seminars – Wednesdays 1-2pm

*Everyone is welcome – email Leanne at for Zoom details.

· 3rd February – Rob Granger (Newcastle University), Nightmares and Miracles: Franco’s Madrid, 1939 – 1975

· 10th February – Clare Tonks (University of Edinburgh), Material Culture of Battlefield Tourism at Waterloo

· 17th February – Henry Brown (University of Oxford), Anarchists in Uniform: The Militarisation of Anarchist Culture during the Spanish Civil War (1936 – 1939)”

· 24th February – Claire Heseltine (University of Oxford), “‘And her loveliness’: the wounding and death of Penthesilea in Roman art”

· 3rd March – Oded Haim (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev), From Defeat to Victory: Why did Rome Win the Second Punic War?”

· 10th March – Jamie Gemmell (University of Edinburgh), “Projects of Racialisation: Oroonoko and African Identity in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World”

· 17th March – Indigo Reeve (University of Edinburgh), A Stressful Life: Childhood Health in South-East Scotland”

· 24th March – Meena Menon (University of Leeds), Social Movements and Local Sovereignty in the Age of Transnational Capital and Ecological Devastation in Postcolonial India

· 5th May – Cathy Bishop (Swansea University), Practicalities of incense in New Kingdom Egypt

· 12th May – Yolanda Panou (University of Edinburgh), Becoming a victim of μανία: Representations of child killing on the Athenian stage

· 2nd June – Kathryn Watts (University of Edinburgh), TBC · 9th June – Mihai Hotea (University of Nottingham), Should democratic leaders engage in bilateral summits with dictators? A case-study of the US, UK and communist

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