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April 2014

Historiographical workshop 2: – what is the future for gender history and feminism?

April 9, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jessop West Seminar Room 2

Gender History Discussion Group: Historiographical workshop 2: - what is the future for gender history and feminism? Wednesday 9th April 3-4pm Jessop West Seminar Room 2 All Welcome!

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October 2014
Free

Gender History Discussion Group – First Meeting

October 15, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

On the 15th October at 2pm the Gender History Discussion Group will have its first meeting. The group is open to all with an interest in any aspect of gender history. This first meeting will be an informal get together to get to know all those in the department with gender history interests, welcome new members of the gender history community and to discuss the possibilities of the gender history group for the year ahead. The meeting will take place in…

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November 2014

Gender History and Early Modern Discussion Group Session

November 14, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Calling all History PhD students! We wish to welcome you to a joint session run by the Gender History and Early Modern Discussion Groups. This session will involve 5-minute ‘lightning talks’ from PhD students from the History Department. The event will take place on: Tuesday 25th November 2014, 2:00pm Jessop West Exhibition Space This is an opportunity for all PhD students researching Gender History and/or the Early Modern period to focus on improving their presentation skills, informing an audience of…

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December 2014
Free

Early Modern Discussion Group Seminar: Richard Blakemore

December 1, 2014 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Humanities Research Institute,
34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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Richard Blakemore (History, Oxford)  ‘Pieces of eight, pieces of eight: the venture economy of early modern seafaring’ Chair: Helen Churcher December 1 The Early Modern Discussion Group (EMDG) is a postgraduate led group for the circulation and discussion of ideas about early modern history. We have a variety of speakers each semester who generally give 20 minute papers, with two speakers in each session, though sometimes we have just one speaker who will present a longer paper. We sometimes also have…

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Free

REALMS Guest Lecture: ‘From Bosworth to Hastings: the archaeology of medieval battles’

December 12, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Humanities Research Institute,
34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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REALMS is proud to sponsor its first guest lecture:  'From Bosworth to Hastings: the archaeology of medieval battles' Dr Glenn Foard, at the University of Huddersfield Please join us on the 12th of December, at 5:00 pm in the HRI to hear Dr Foard speak. All are welcome.

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April 2015
Free

Chelsea Barnett: Pride of race: Masculinity and Whiteness in Jedda (1955)

April 13, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
301 Glossop Road Room C1 a/b

The Gender History Discussion Group would like to invite you to a session with Chelsea Barnett who will be discussing 'Pride of race': Masculinity and Whiteness in Jedda (1955) Chelsea Barnett is a third-year PhD candidate at Macquarie University, Sydney, working under the supervision of Associate Professor Robert Reynolds and Dr Leigh Boucher. Her doctoral work explores the representation of masculinity in Australian films from 1949 to 1962. This paper explores the representation of masculinity as it intersected with race in the…

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October 2015
Free

Rebecca Shriver: ‘Birthing a Peaceful Political Order: Gender and the European Idea, 1919-1933’

October 8, 2015 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Seminar Room G.03 (Ground Floor),
Jessop West, 1 Upper Hanover Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7RA United Kingdom
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The Modern History Reading Group and the Centre for Peace History are pleased to invite you for the first of a series of talks in the autumn term. On Thursday, 8 October 2015, Rebecca Shriver will speak about: ‘Birthing a Peaceful Political Order: Gender and the European Idea, 1919-1933’ In her talk, she will outline some of the networks of German, French and eventually also British anti-war advocates who promoted integration after the First World War, and discuss how gender factored into…

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February 2016
Free

Workshop: ‘The Language of Authoritarian Regimes’

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

Concepts of Community Conference

March 21, 2016 @ 9:00 am - March 22, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Humanities Research Institute,
34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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March 21st and 22nd 2016 at Humanities Research Institute, The University of Sheffield Concepts of community have long since been grappled with by scholars across departments and disciplines. Communities are not simply confined by physical walls, institutional allegiances or geographical proximity. The concept that often defines the proximate community, that of sharing common ideas and beliefs, can transcend studies of locality. Political, devotional, emotional or imagined communities, for example, are instilled and defined through words, images, ideals and practices. Social…

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May 2016

University of Sheffield, History PG Forum Colloquium 2016

May 19, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Firth Court Lecture Theatre F02,
Western Bank
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S10 2TN United Kingdom
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This year's History PG Forum Colloquium 2016 is taking place on Thursday, May 19th at the Firth Court Lecture Theatre, F02. Download the programme (PDF, 45KB)

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