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History Work in Progress Seminars

Autumn Term 2020

All seminars and lectures will take place on Zoom, details to be provided.

All seminars take place on a Thursday at 4pm, but please note that Gurminder Bhambra’s lecture is on a Wednesday at 3.30pm.


Week 5: Thursday 29 October

Doctoral researcher panel Paul Ewart (Sussex) Narrating the 1970s: From Modernity to Presentism Peter Halton (Sussex) ‘Commonweal’ and the anti-imperialism of William Morris



Week 7: Wednesday 11 November, 15:30 – 16:30

Martin Wight Lecture Gurminder Bhambra (Sussex) The Decolonial Project of Europe: From Colonial Histories to Postcolonial Reparations



Week 9: Thursday 26 November

Alex Walsham (Cambridge) Heirloom Books and Archives of Memory in Early Modern England



Week 10: Thursday 3 December

Alistair Grant and Angus Patterson (Sussex/V&A Museum) Changing Perspectives: Object Studies in Slavery and Empire for the V&A’s Proposed 19th-Century International Galleries