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October 2013

SCEMS Conference: Sources of Identity: Makers, Owners and Users of Music Sources Before 1600

October 4, 2013 - October 6, 2013
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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Conference: Ties that Bind: Marriage, Cultural Norms and the Law, c. 1750 to the present

October 18, 2013 - October 19, 2013
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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This workshop traces relations between modern states and the family by comparing marital regimes and practices across the globe over the last two centuries. It seeks to highlight the various mechanisms, such as local and national legislation, empire, international organisations and transnational migration, which fostered legal and cultural norms within and across national boundaries. Papers will also reflect upon popular responses to, as well as legal, social-scientific and scientific discourse about, attempts to govern the family. The workshop aims to…

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November 2013

Monasticisms and Mendicancies

November 22, 2013
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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An exploratory workshop to develop a comparative and collaborative approach to studying religious orders – monastic and mendicant – and their context in the later medieval period.

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March 2014

75 years since the Spanish Civil War: Perspectives from the 21 Century

March 28, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Jessop West Exhibition Space, 1 Upper Hanover Street
Sheffield,
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We are pleased to announce the above one-day interdisciplinary conference, to be held at the University of Sheffield, 28 March 2014 (see attached poster). This conference has received the support of the Economic History Society, the Royal Historical Society, the Herbert Hughes Memorial Trust and the Northern Hispanists Network. The conference will take place at the Jessop West Exhibition Space, University of Sheffield from 9:30-18:00. Attendance is free, however if you wish to join the conference for the day or…

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May 2014

Public History Day, Department of History

May 16, 2014
Arts Tower Lecture Theatre 1, University of Sheffield, Western Bank
Sheffield, S10 2TN United Kingdom
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On Friday 16th May, the Department of History will host three events on the subject of Public History, including the exciting opportunity to work with experts on developing public history and media skills.

This is in addition to the many great public history events taking place as part of In The City.

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June 2014

Teacher Conference – Teaching History at A Level

June 17, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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The Department of History warmly invites you to a conference for teachers of History at A Level. This unique opportunity will give you the chance to meet professors and lecturers from the University of Sheffield, to refresh your subject knowledge and to learn how we've developed our teaching in recent years. We are pleased to welcome the AQA Chair for A-Level History who will be speaking on the subject of 'The New A Level History'. You will receive a certificate…

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July 2015

Social networks 1450-1850: an interdisciplinary conference

July 16, 2015 @ 8:45 am - July 17, 2015 @ 5:40 pm
Jessop West Exhibition Space, 1 Upper Hanover Street
Sheffield,
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Social Networks 1450-1850 brings together scholars from across the world and from a range of disciplines - including History, English, Archaeology, and Sociology - to discuss the nature of society in the early modern period: how did people connect to one another, to what ends, and with what results?

The two day programme features panels on exiles, trade and industry, knowledge and communication, religion, kinship, and cities.

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February 2016

Workshop: ‘The Language of Authoritarian Regimes’

February 12, 2016 @ 10:15 am - 6:30 pm
Mappin Hall
Free

A day long workshop based at the Department of History, 'The Language of Authoritarian Regimes' will explore the creation, dissemination and reception of discourse in regimes commonly referred to as 'authoritarian'. More information will be forthcoming, but if you would like to attend, please register for free here so that we can get an idea of numbers. Alternatively, feel free to get in touch with Hannah Parker (hparker2@sheffield.ac.uk) or Stephanie Wright (smwright1@sheffield.ac.uk).   Twitter: http://twitter.com/authlanguage Website: http://thelanguageofauthoritarianregimes.wordpress.com

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