This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

A painting depicting the landing of Portugese explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral in Porto Seguro, Brazil, 1500. Photograph: Alamy

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
Follow on Twitter @MWPalen

From the return of the European far right to a trip to Tolstoy Farm, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history. Continue reading “This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History”

Interview with Prof. Saul Dubow – ‘Bordering on Brexit: Global Britain and the Embers of Empire’ Conference

The ‘Bordering on Brexit: Global Britain and the Embers of Empire‘ Conference was held last weekend at Garrison Library, Gibraltar. Professor Richard Toye, Director of Exeter’s Centre for Imperial and Global History, interviews Prof. Saul Dubow (Cambridge) on the links between South African politics, imperial history, and Brexit.

Interview with Dr. Olivette Otele – ‘Bordering on Brexit: Global Britain and the Embers of Empire’ Conference

The ‘Bordering on Brexit: Global Britain and the Embers of Empire‘ Conference was held last weekend at Garrison Library, Gibraltar. Professor Richard Toye, Director of Exeter’s Centre for Imperial and Global History, interviews Dr. Olivette Otele (Bath Spa) on the question of contested and controversial history and memorialisation in Bristol.

Interview with Fintan O’Toole – ‘Bordering on Brexit: Global Britain and the Embers of Empire’ Conference

The ‘Bordering on Brexit: Global Britain and the Embers of Empire‘ Conference was held last weekend at Garrison Library, Gibraltar. Professor Richard Toye, Director of Exeter’s Centre for Imperial and Global History, interviews Fintan O’Toole (Irish Times) about his conference keynote.

Interview with Prof. Astrid Rasch – ‘Bordering on Brexit: Global Britain and the Embers of Empire’ Conference

The ‘Bordering on Brexit: Global Britain and the Embers of Empire‘ Conference was held last weekend at Garrison Library, Gibraltar. Professor Richard Toye, Director of Exeter’s Centre for Imperial and Global History, interviews Prof. Astrid Rasch (NTNU) about the conference and the ‘Embers of Empire’ project.

Autumn Term CIGH seminar schedule

The Autumn Term is now upon us, and so please find the Centre for Imperial and Global History seminar schedule below for your calendars.

Please direct any inquiries about attending to the seminar convenor, Dr. Emily Bridger.

 
Date and Location
Speaker
Paper Title
26 September (Week 1)
Amory B315, 4:30-6pm
Katie Natanel
(Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies)
‘Unruly Affects: Tracing Love and Melancholia in Israeli Settler Colonialism’
10 October (Week 3)
Amory B315,
4:30-6pm
Amanda Nettleback
(University College Dublin)
‘Colonial Violence and the Limits of the Law’
24 October (Week 5)
Amory B315,
4:30-6pm
Sonia Wigh
(University of Exeter)
‘Sex, Secrets, and Savant: Exploring Sexualities in Early Modern South Asia (1650-1750)’
7 November (Week 7)
Amory B315,
4:30-6pm
Ljubica Spaskovska
(University of Exeter)
‘Constructing the “City of International Solidarity”: Non-aligned Internationalism, the United Nations and Visions of Development, Modernism and Solidarity, 1955-1975’
14 November (Week 8)
Amory B315,
4:30-6pm
Gabriel Gorodetsky
(All Souls College, Oxford)
The Myth of the Grand Alliance in World War II
21 November (Week 9)
Amory B315,
4:30-6pm
Michael Goebel
(Graduate Institute Geneva)
‘Patchwork Cities: Urban Ethnic Segregation in the Global South in the Age of Steam’
5 December (Week 11)
Room TBA,
4:30-6pm
Monica Ronchi
(Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies)
‘Settler colonialism and the representation of indigeneity: the cases of French Algeria and Israel/Palestine’

 

This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

Picture released in the 30s showing the minaret of a Mosque, in Damascus. / AFP / STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
Follow on Twitter @MWPalen

From when America needed Syria to fashion rules of the Colonial Atlantic, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history.

Continue reading “This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History”