Catch up on History after Hobsbawm

image_previewA week after the History After Hobsbawm conference finished, there is still time for those who missed on sessions to catch up with what was discussed.

The conference website – – has a collection of written reports covering most of the sections, while Backdoor Broadcasting has recordings of the conference plenaries* as well as Professor Mark Mazower’s inaugural Eric Hobsbawm Memorial Lecture. These can all be found at
Conversations on Twitter have been storified at

* Professor Gareth Stedman Jones (Cambridge) on ‘Marxism’; Professor Chris Wickham (Oxford), Professor Maxine Berg (Warwick) and Professor Rana Mitter (Oxford) on ‘World Histories’; Professor Peter Bailey on ‘The other Captain Swing: Eric Hobsbawm and jazz’; Professor Catherine Hall (UCL) on ‘Gendering Property, Racing Accumulation’; Professor Geoff Eley (Michigan) on ‘History and Politics’

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