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What can Radical Historians Offer to a World Threatened by Climate Change?

What can Radical Historians Offer to a World Threatened by Climate Change?

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A discussion about the place of environment in history at 6.30 pm on Wednesday 28 May 2014


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Tony Benn: Assessing his Legacy for the Left

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The Socialist History Society is hosting this seminar to assess Tony Benn’s contribution to British politics; speakers will look at the historical roots of his commitment to socialism; his record in and out of office; some of the key causes he championed; and his role as a populariser of history


Birkbeck Race Forum

Birkbeck Race Forum & MA Culture Diaspora Ethnicity Annual Lecture 2014

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Birkbeck Institute for Social Research: Race Forum and Department of Psychosocial Studies presents Jasbir Puar on ‘Debility/Capacity: Debt, Disability and Disaster Capitalism’


London At War Series

London At War Series

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Convened by the Raphael Samuel History Centre and some of the museums, archives and galleries which make up its History and Heritage Adult Learning Network, with walks, workshops, lectures and talks, this special events series explores some of the unexpected dimensions of the city during the two world wars


Symposium: Oral Labour Histories: Britain at Work 1945-95

Symposium: Oral Labour Histories: Britain at Work 1945-95

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Britain at Work is organising an Oral Labour History Day at the Bishopsgate Institute in London, on Saturday 17 May, with an afternoon theme focusing on occupations and social protest in the UK


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Leading International Institute of Social History Collections Available Online

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Dozens of the IISH’s leading archives are now fully available to view free of charge via the Institute’s catalogue


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2014 Roy Porter Lecture: Healthy Lives/Healthy World – Utopian Visions in Interwar Britain

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This lecture endeavours to redeem interwar progressives from what is not so much the condescension of posterity as the ridicule of their contemporaries and to suggest the wider relevance of their utopian dreams


CfP: Missionaries, Materials and the Making of the Modern World

CfP: Missionaries, Materials and the Making of the Modern World

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Call for Papers for an international interdisciplinary conference organised by the Missionary Material Heritage Network 15 – 17 September 2014


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History of Feminism Seminars 2014

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History of Feminism seminars at the Raphael Samuel History Centre


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Call for Contributors: NOTCHES: (re)marks on the History of Sexuality

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NOTCHES editors are currently seeking regular bloggers to contribute to ‘NOTCHES: (re)marks on the history of sexuality’