Reminder: Graduate Research Day, Autumn 2012

Date: Thursday 29 November 2012
Time: 12-5pm
Venue: Room 204, 28 Russell Square

A 10-minute slot for questions and discussion follows at the end of each panel session

PANEL 1 (12.00-13.20): Historical Comparatives and Continuities (Chair: Dr Sean Brady)

12.20-12.40 Emma Lundin: Women of the International Anti-Apartheid Movement – Sweden and South Africa

12.40-13.00 Derek Hill: Bernard Gui and Nicholas Eymerich – Change and Continuity in two 14th century Inquisitors

PANEL 2 (13.20-14.20): Identity, Culture and Philosophy (Chair: Dr Adam Shapiro)

13.20-13.40 Mark James Paul Walsh: Images of National Identity in Japanese School English Textbooks Since 1947

13.40-14.00 Clare Fitzpatrick: The cases of strange phenomena in the works of Henry More (1614-1689)

Tea Break (14.20-14.50)

PANEL 3 (14.50-15.50): The British Left (Chair: Prof David Feldman)

14.50-15.10 Dave Rich: From Suez to the Six Day War – Changing Attitudes to Israel on the British New Left

15.10-15.30 Robin Sisson: The Mansfield Hosiery Mills ltd. Strike, Loughborough 1972 – trade unions and ‘immigrant’ workers in Britain during the 1970s

PANEL 4 (15.50-16.50): Social Conformity (Chair: Dr April Pudsey)

15.50-16.10 Stef Eastoe: Who were the idiots and imbeciles? Exploring patient admissions to Caterham Imbecile Asylum 1870-1911

16.10-16.30 Victoria Powell: The ‘Polite’ and the ‘Vulgar’ – male behaviour and social status in the mid-Victorian period

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