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History event archive 2016

Local history seminar - Saturday 30 January 2016

Date
Saturday 30 January
Description
Dr Naomi Sykes reviews the methods and results of recent research on animal introductions to Britain.

Local history seminar - Saturday 20 February 2016

Date
Saturday 20 February
Description
Two sessions, the first on the influenza pandemic of 1918–19, and the second on 19th-century Methodism in south Nottinghamshire.

Grand Tourists and Others: Travelling Abroad before the Twentieth Century

Date
Friday 29 April - Sunday 7 August
Description
This exhibition, jointly curated by Dr Ross Balzaretti from The Department of History and Manuscripts and Special Collections, will take the visitor on a journey through the history of travel since the sixteenth century drawing on The University of Nottingham's rich archives.

Research seminar, 4 May - The emergence of the Robin Hood legend

Date
Wednesday 4 May
Description
David Crook on 'The Novelist, the Heiress, the Artisan and the Banker: The Emergence of the Robin Hood Legend at Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, c.1819 to 1849'

People at Player's – history talk

Date
Tuesday 24 May
Description
Daniel O'Neill will give a talk on the history of the tobacco manufacturer John Player & Sons and its Horizon factory in Nottingham

The Private in Nazi Germany

Date
Monday 20 - Wednesday 22 June
Description
This conference brings together historians from Germany, the UK and North America in order to discuss approaches to the history of 'the private' in Nazi Germany, and to explore the negotiation or contestation of 'the private' in relation to specific themes ranging from marriage and intimate relationships to living space and patterns of consumption.It will consider the situation of Germans and the experiences of those who were living under occupation and enduring persecution in Nazi-occupied Europe.Conference languages will be English and German.

Thoresby – The End of the Mine exhibition and talk

Date
Tuesday 28 June - Friday 1 July
Description
Chris Upton's photographs documenting the last months of Thoresby Colliery are on display at Highfield House

Emergency Cultures Workshop

Date
Friday 8 July

Local history seminar - Saturday 8 October 2016

Date
Saturday 8 October
Description
This seminar will describe the stories of some of the people who went into Southwell Workhouse, and attempt to show why they were admitted, what happened while they were there, and what happened to them afterwards.

History research seminar - Wednesday 12 October 2016

Date
Wednesday 12 October
Description
Hilary Ingram talks about women doctors, medical professionalism and colonial opportunity in c.19th/c.20th Britain

Medieval Postgraduate Seminar - Wednesday 19 October 2016

Date
Wednesday 19 October
Description
This seminar will describe the stories of some of Peter of Sicily and the Paulicians.

History research seminar - Wednesday 26 October 2016

Date
Wednesday 26 October
Description
Michael Carey on British socialists and the Russian Revolution of 1917 and Alex Henry on The brava gente caught on tape.

History research seminar - Wednesday 2 November 2016

Date
Wednesday 2 November
Description
Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite and Natalie Thomlinson -talk women's activism during the 1984-5 miners' strike: memories and legacies

Museum of English Rural Life Field Trip

Date
Wednesday 9 November
Description
Details of a field-trip to the Museum of English Rural Life

Local history seminar - Saturday 12 November 2016

Date
Saturday 12 November
Description
Dr Christopher Brooke introduces the examination and analysis of historic buildings and archaeological sites under excavation using electromagnetic sensing

History research seminar - Wednesday 16 November 2016

Date
Wednesday 16 November
Description
Jonathan Saha talks imperial elephantologhy

Medieval Postgraduate Seminar - Wednesday 16 November 2016

Date
Wednesday 16 November
Description
This seminar will discuss The Architecture of Hermeneutics in Aquinas' Reception of Pseudo-Dionysius and Motherhood, Visions and History-writing in ninth century Italy

The Historian and the Shift to the Right

Date
Tuesday 22 November
Description
A teach-in with staff and students about recent events in the US - and the UK!

Local history seminar - Saturday 10 December 2016

Date
Saturday 10 December
Description
Radcliffe on Trent U3A First World War Group address three questions: How do we discover what ordinary people did in the war? How do we present their stories? How was the war experienced by those who participated?
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