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

Hannah Ishmael (University College London)
The development of Black-led archives in post-war London.

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.

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

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