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March 2017
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Swarupa Gupta (Presidency): ‘Culture and Society in Early Modern Bengal: Comparative Perspectives, Nuances and Themes, c. 1600-1800’

March 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
38 Mappin Street Workroom 2

Research Seminar: Dr Swarupa Gupta, Presidency University, Kolkata. Date:Monday 27th March 4-6pm. Location:38 Mappin Street Workroom 2 All welcome.

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Roey Sweet (Leicester) ‘Antiquaries and the History of Domestic Life, c. 1750-1850’

March 28 @ 4:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Jessop West G:03

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April 2017
Free

Jon Stobart (MMU) ‘Home Comforts: Physical and Emotional Well-being in the Georgian Country House’

April 25 @ 4:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Jessop West G:03

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May 2017
Free

Ana Carden-Coyne (Manchester) ‘Between Healing, Industrialism and Artisanship: Competing Ethics in Occupational Therapy and Military Medicine, 1800-1945’

May 2 @ 4:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Jessop West G:03

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Milinda Bannerjee (Presidency University, Kolkata) ‘Debating Rulership and Genealogies of Sovereignty in Colonial India, ca. 1870-1947′

May 9 @ 4:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Jessop West G:03

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September 2017

In the Name of History: The Name as a Historical Source

September 5 @ 9:30 am - 7:15 pm
Humanities Research Institute,
34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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Programme 9.30 – 10.20: BREAKFAST AND REGISTRATION 10.20 – 11.40: SESSION 1 – NAMING AND SOCIAL IDENTITY Rachel Tod (Wolfson College Oxford) Names as an expression of royal power: personal names given to English royal infants from the twelfth to the fourteenth century Teresa Phipps (University of Swansea) Naming women in medieval court records Dave Postles (University of Hertfordshire) Names and the presentation of self in early-modern local societies 11.40 – 12.00: TEA AND COFFEE 12.00 – 13.20: SESSION 2…

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October 2017

Joint Department Seminar: Simon Stevens and Simon Toner

October 3 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Jessop West G:03

Join us for our first department seminar of the year featuring talks from both: Simon Stevens (Sheffield) ‘The Global Anti-Apartheid Movement and the Turn to Boycotts and Sanctions’ and Simon Toner (Sheffield) ‘The Paradise of the Latrine: The United States and Transnational Toilet-Building in the 20th Century’ All welcome!

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Dáibhí Ó Cróinín (NUI Galway) ‘When did the Anglo-Saxons Come to England? The 8th-c. Race to Discover the Date of the Adventus Saxonum’ & the Beginnings of Anglo-Saxon History’

October 10 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Jessop West G:03

16:15 in Jessop West G:03. All welcome!

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CoMo Public Lecture: Professor Saul Dubow

October 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Diamond Lecture Theatre 3
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CoMo, the Centre for Contemporary and Modern History is delighted to announce a public lecture by Saul Dubow, Smuts Professor of Commonwealth History at the University of Cambridge. Continuing our theme of partition (which you may follow at http://www.como.group.shef.ac.uk/videos/), Professor Dubow will be speaking on 'Apartheid: why Partition could not work' 12 October at 5pm The Diamond Lecture Theatre 3 All welcome!

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Freyja Cox Jensen (Exeter) ‘New Perspectives? Books, Texts, and the Past in the Early Modern Period’

October 17 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Jessop West G:03

16:15 in Jessop West G:03 All welcome!

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