Organised and run by the team of the Ex Historia History PGR Journal, the Ex Historia Symposia series is a termly programme of historically-focused papers from all periods, topics and themes. Symposia are a fantastic opportunity for PGRs to present and discuss their work in a relaxed and constructive atmosphere, as well as providing a space for researchers to meet, learn about each other’s work, and identify related research themes and interests. They are also a great place to test out upcoming conference papers, new ideas, or merely outline current research.
Past papers have ranged from those examining literary ghosts in eleventh-century Germany to presentations on genocide defendants in Rwanda, to trade union political funding in 1930s Britain. Refreshments are provided, and all sessions are followed by a trip to one of Exeter’s many fine public houses, where further informal discussion is encouraged.
Ex Historia: Symposia, Autumn 2018
|Thursday 15th November||Lisa Berry-Waite and Emil Sokolov: ‘The Age of Promises: the use of election addresses in political history’|
|Thursday 30th November||Teresa Tinsley: ‘Hybrid nation: Hernando de Baeza and the Spain that might have been (c.1510)’|
|Thursday 13th December||A panel including Kanwal Hameed and Charlotte Kelsted: ‘Continuity and Ruptions: Reading into the Modern History of Palestine’|
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