Graduate Research Day: 14 November 2013

Date: Thursday 14 November 2013
Time: 1.00-5.00 pm
Venue: Room B29, Malet Street Building

A 20-minute slot for questions and discussion follows at the end of each panel session.

  • 1.00-1.10pm Opening
  • Panel 1 (1.10-2.10pm): Emerging Cultures in the Aftermath of the World Wars

Chair: TBA

1.10 -1.30 Barbara Warnock: Why the League? The League of Nations and the financial reconstruction of Austria
1.30 – 1.50 Danae Karydaki: Nazism and the English genius: an exploration of George Orwell’s war time essays

  • Panel 2 (2.10-3.10pm): Subaltern Identities

Chair: Julia Laite

2.10 – 2.30 Clare Roche: Enabling women: the influence of the Alpine environment
2.30 – 2.50 John Siblon: Military spectacles, commemoration of the living and impoliteness: the remembrance and commemoration of British colonial African and Caribbean military contributions to the World Wars

  • Tea Break 3.10 – 3.40
  • Panel 3 (3.40 – 5.00pm): Politics and Practices of Knowledge-Production in Ancient and Early Modern History

Chair: Brodie Waddell

3.40 – 4.00 Bob Taylor: The plant with no name: knowledge, status and anonymity in Pliny’s Natural History
4.00 – 4.20 Fabio Antonini: Early modern notions of historical research – the use of the Ducal Chancery of Venice by historians 1500-1650
4.20 – 4.40 Giacomo Giudici: A chancery in an age of turmoil: documentary practices under Francisco II Sforza

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