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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26 September 201815:30

Centre for Early Modern Studies AGM & Welcome Reception

Please come along to the Annual General Meeting find out more about CEMS plans for the 2018-19 academic year. It will be followed by a drinks reception with an opportunity to meet new members and catch up with old. All welcome.. Full details
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26 September 201816:00

Start of Year Welcome Session

A medievalist get-together with drinks and nibbles to welcome the start of another academic year!. Full details
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26 September 201816:30

CIGH Seminar: Unruly Affects: Tracing Love and Melancholia in Israeli Settler Colonialism

Join us for our first seminar of term, with Katie Natanel from the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies presenting her work on gender, emotions and Israeli Settler Colonialism.. Full details
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10 October 201815:30

CEMS & AHVC Seminar - Mapping Paris: Cultural Geographies & Digital Histories of the 18th-century Art World

A joint Centre for Early Modern Studies & Art History and Visual Culture Seminar, delivered by Hannah Williams (QMUL).. Full details
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10 October 201816:00

The Good Duke of Gloucester and the English Renaissance of the Fifteenth Century

Jonathan Hughes, an Honorary Research Fellow at Exeter, discusses new research on English later medieval cultural and intellectual history. Full details
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10 October 201816:30

CIGH seminar: Colonial Violence and the Limits of the Law

CIGH seminar with visiting speaker Amanda Nettelbeck, University College Dublin. Full details
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24 October 201815:30

CEMS Seminar - Gender, Skill and Geography: Work and the Renumeration of Work in 16th-century Sweden

A Centre for Early Modern Studies Seminar delivered by Christopher Pihl (Uppsala).. Full details
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24 October 201816:00

News, Current Events, and History c.1200

Drawing on manuscript analysis and her recent work on the concept of news in the Middle Ages, Helen Birkett will examine how news texts were perceived by the scribes who preserved them. Full details
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24 October 201816:30

CIGH Seminar: Sex, Secrets, and Savant: Exploring Sexualities in Early Modern South Asia 1650-1750

CIGH seminar with PhD candidate Sonia Wigh. Full details
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25 October 2018

Joyce Youings Memorial Lecture 2018: Professor Lyndal Roper (Oxford)

The annual Joyce Youings Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Lyndal Roper, Professor Regius at Oxford. Full details to follow.. Full details
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7 November 201815:30

CEMS & Centre for Medical History Seminar - Romola Davenport (Cambridge).

Title to follow.. Full details
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7 November 201816:00

Devon Historians and Domesday

The survival of the Exon Domesday in Exeter meant that Devon's historians were among the first to research the Domesday Book and its preparatory documents in detail. Chris Lewis has been exploring the extent and significance of their work as part of the final stages of the Exon Domesday project. Full details
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7 November 201816:30

CIGH Seminar: Constructing the “City of International Solidarity”: Non-aligned Internationalism, the United Nations and Visions of Development, Modernism and Solidarity, 1955-1975

Ljubica Spaskovska is currently an Associate Research Fellow on the Leverhulme Trust funded project '1989 after 1989: Rethinking the Fall of State-Socialism in a Global Perspective', led by Professor James Mark here at Exeter. 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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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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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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