Programme

Seminar Programme, Spring Term 2019

Archives and Activism

(Guest co-convenor: Caroline Bressey)

22 January 2019

Adam Elliott-Cooper (King’s College London)
“Our life is a struggle”: respectable gender norms and Black resistance to policing.

Kennetta Hammond Perry (De Montfort University)
The archive of Black life and the architecture of state power: the case of David Oluwale.

Venue: Room 2.09, Bush House (South East Wing), King’s College London, Strand, WC2B 4PJ. (Access opposite St Mary le Strand Church). Map.

5 February 2019

Subhadra Das (University College London)
Bricks + mortals: acknowledging racist histories in order to enable institutional change.

Rosa Schling (On The Record)
Tunnelling in the same dark: remembering collective working today.

Venue: Room 1-03, 11 Bedford Square, WC1B 3RE. (Access from corner of Montague Place). Map.

19 February 2019

Debbie Challis (LSE)
Suffrage activism: who speaks for me?

Jo Norcup (University of Glasgow)
“What benefits women benefits all”: gender and the historical geographies of the public library.

Venue: Room 1-03, 11 Bedford Square, WC1B 3RE. (Access from corner of Montague Place). Map.

5 March 2019

JoAnn McGregor (Sussex)
Making African connections in Sussex and Kent museums: de-colonial futures for colonial collections.

Rachel Tavernor (Sussex)
Rebels in the archives: collecting, curating and communicating contemporary activism.

Venue: Room 1-03, 11 Bedford Square, WC1B 3RE. (Access from corner of Montague Place). Map.

19 March 2019

Nathan Richards (Sussex)
Subverting colonial archives: narrative interface design and emerging digital humanities methodologies.

Rob Waters (Birmingham)
Postcolonial archives, postcolonial historiography: challenges for writing Black British history.

Venue: Room 113, Department of Geography, UCL, 26 Bedford Way, WC1H 0AP. (Access from corner of Gordon Square). Map.

Seminar Programme, Summer Term 2019

30 April 2019

Elizabeth Edwards (De Montfort University)
Making national monuments: the photographic-views trade and topographies of historical significance.

Venue: Room 1-03, 11 Bedford Square, WC1B 3RE. (Access from corner of Montague Place). Map.

14 May 2019

Diogo de Carvalho Cabral (Institute of Latin American Studies/Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, Rio de Janeiro)
Great clearings and creeping companions: deforestation, leafcutter expansion and socio-environmental change in nineteenth-century Brazil.

Venue: Room 2.09, Bush House (South East Wing), King’s College London, Strand, WC2B 4PJ. (Access opposite St Mary le Strand Church). Map.

21 May 2019

Emily Hayes (Oxford Brookes University)
Fashioned in the light of physics: the scope and methods of Halford Mackinder’s geography.

Venue: Room 1-03, 11 Bedford Square, WC1B 3RE. (Access from corner of Montague Place). Map.

Unless otherwise indicated, seminars are held on Tuesdays at 5.15pm.

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