Current events

The events below are organised by the Department of History. You may also be interested in events in the College of Humanities and general University of Exeter events.

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24 October 201815:30

The Birth of Brazilian Amazonian Societies, Prof. Mark Harris (St Andrews)

The Exeter Centre for Latin American Studies first seminar of the year will be delivered by Mark Harris, Professor of Historical Anthropology at the University of St Andrews. Full details
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7 November 201818:30

Film screening 'Tierra Sola' and discussion, Paul Merchant (Bristol)

The EXCELAS second seminar of the term will have Dr. Paul Merchant, Lecturer in Latin American Film and Visual Culture at the University of Bristol, introducing the film 'Tierra Sola' (tbc) and moderating the post-film discussion.. Full details
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8 November 201817:30

When the Mediterranean Moved West: Pathways of Catalan Emigration in the Americas

Thomas Harrington is Professor of Hispanic Studies at Trinity College in Hartford (USA), where he offers classes on contemporary Iberian literature, cinema, and cultural history. His main lines of research are recent Peninsular movements of national identity, Iberianism, Contemporary Catalan culture, cultural theory (especially Polysystems Theory), and the migrations between the so-called peripheral cultures of the Peninsula and the societies of the Caribbean and the Southern Cone. He is the recipient of two Fulbright scholarships, and the Batista i Roca prize for his work in disseminating Catalan culture in the world. In addition to his academic work in Hispanic Studies, he is a frequent commentator on politics and culture in the US press and a number of Spanish- and Catalan-language media outlets. Full details
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13 November 201818:30

The Joyce Youings Memorial Lecture - Professor Lyndal Roper

This year the Joyce Youings Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Professor Lyndal Roper. The lecture will take place in the Amory Moot Room. Please join us for a drinks reception before the lecture from 6pm, in the Amory Foyer.. Full details
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14 November 201815:30

Polity. Demystifying Democracy in Latin America, Joe Foweraker (Exeter)

Exeter Centre for Latin American Studies Seminar.. Full details
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14 November 201816:00

CIGH Seminar: The Myth of the Grand Alliance in World War II

CIGH seminar with visiting speaker Professor Gabriel Gorodetsky, from Tel Aviv University. Full details
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21 November 2018

CEMS & Maritime Historical Studies Seminar: Joseph Johnson's Hat, or, The Storm on Tower Hill

Joint Centre for Early Modern Studies & Maritime Historical Studies Seminar delivered by Oskar Cox Jensen (QMUL).. Full details
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21 November 201816:00

My Hovercraft is Full of Eels: Medieval History in the Media

Kate Wiles, an expert in Old English manuscripts and Senior Editor at History Today, offers some insights into the way medieval history is - and ought to be - presented in the media.. Full details
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21 November 201816:30

CIGH Seminar: Patchwork Cities: Urban Ethnic Segregation in the Global South in the Age of Steam

Seminar with visiting speaker Michael Goebel, from the Graduate Institute Geneva. Full details
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27 November 201816:30

'Deconstruir' los mitos de la independencia sudamericana, Inés Quintero and Rogelio Altez (Venezuela)

EXCELAS Seminar with Inés Quintero and Rogelio Altez from the Universidad Central de Venezuela. Please note that this seminar will be delivered in Spanish.. Full details
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4 December 201817:30

Simon Barton Memorial Lecture in Medieval Studies: Faith, Culture and Identity in Medieval Spain

In December 2017 we lost a much-loved and respected former colleague, Prof. Simon Barton. A year on, we have chosen to celebrate his memory and his work by asking Roger Collins, a prominent historian of medieval Spain, to give a lecture in his honour. It is hoped that this will become an annual fixture on the medieval calendar at Exeter. We are grateful to Prof. Nicholas Orme for his generous support for this event.. Full details
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5 December 201816:30

CIGH Seminar: Settler colonialism and the representation of indigeneity: the cases of French Algeria and Israel/Palestine

CIGH seminar with PhD candidate Monica Ronchi, from the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies. Full details
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12 December 201815:30

CEMS & Centre for Translating Cultures Seminar - Connected Keywords in Early Modern France

Joint Centre for Early Modern Studies & Centre for Translating Cultures event. Contributors include Adam Horsley (Exeter), Hugh Roberts (Exeter), Helena Taylor (Exeter), Rowan Tomlinson (Bristol). Full details
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13 December 201814:30

Exploring Capitalism. Historical Archaeology and Heritage of the Modern Expansion into Antarctica, Ximena Senatore (CONICET)

Seminar co-organised by Archaeology and EXCELAS. Dr. Ximena Senatore is a researcher at CONICET (Argentina) and member of ICOMOS International Polar Heritage Committee.. Full details
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13 December 201815:00

Centre for Medical History seminar series

Unresolved Conflicts about Sex: Julian Huxley and the Progress of Sexology in Britain, 1916 - 1930. Full details
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11 March 201917:30

Annual Orme Lecture: Prof. Miri Rubin (Title TBC)

The Annual Orme Lecture will be given by Prof. Miri Rubin. We are grateful for the generous support of Nicholas Orme for this event. Full details
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