Research Seminar Programme Winter/Spring 2018
**ALL ARE WELCOME**
TIME: Thursdays, 2-4pm
PLACE: FARADAY G
**Please note the seminars on 8 February and 24 are in different locations.
8 FEBRUARY - ROUNDTABLE WEBINAR WITH JO GULDION THE HISTORY MANIFESTO
Is the public future of history in ‘long-term’ thinking?
Location: Faraday E
Discussants: Sam Blaxland (History); Themis Chronopoulos (American Studies); AdamMosley (History); JayRees (History); MatthewStevens (History)
22 FEBRUARY - RGHHC SEMINAR.
New perspectives in disability history
Gemma Almond (Swansea): ‘The Spectacle of Spectacles: Vision Aids, PhysicalDifference,and Stigma in the Nineteenth Century’
Teresa Hillier (Swansea): ‘Challenging perceptions: how direct action overcame restricted access to education in Post War Britain’
8 MARCH - CRAM WORKSHOP.
Perspectives on international humanitarianism: The Great War and beyond
Tomás Irish (Swansea): 'The League of Nations andIntellectual Humanitarianism, 1920-1925.'
Elisabeth Piller(NTNU): 'AGlobal Humanitarian Front? What the commission for relief in Belgium can tell us about moral alliances during the Great War.'
Elizabeth White(UWE): 'TheLeague of Nationsandthe 'Refugee Crisis' after the Great War: humanrights and humanitarianism ininterwar Europe'.
22 MARCH - MEMO SEMINAR
How we teach and commemorate the 500th Anniversary of Martin Luther
Jonathan Durrant (USW) and Stefan Halikowshi-Smith (Swansea)
19 APRIL - HISTORIAN & ARCHAEOLOGIST ALEX LANGLANDS ON CRÆFT
Making history matter: objects, narratives and the experience of craft
Alexander Langlands (Swansea)
26 APRIL - GENCAS/HISTORY SEMINAR
Scholars and Gentlemen: Masculinity and Science in England in the 1830s?
Heather Ellis (Sheffield)
24 MAY - ANNUAL DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY LECTURE
The Rise and Fall of the British Nation: A Twentieth Century History
David Edgerton (King’sCollege London)