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Durham University

Department of History

Events and Seminars


Upcoming events

Landscape and Environment Cluster Seminar

28th October 2020, 13:00 to 14:00, Prof Len Scales (Durham)

The research team is coordinated by Dr Markian Prokopovych. This year, events in the Michaelmas term will be dedicated to the theme 'Monuments and Memory' (organised by Dr Charlie Rozier), and we will focus on environmental history in Epiphany Term (organised by Dr John Lee).

This week:

28 October 13:00-14:00: Len Scales: 'The Rise and Fall of Henry the Bird-catcher: a cautionary tale in (almost) four statues'

Future Seminars:

11 November 13:00-14:00: Stefan Goebel (Kent): 'Forgetting the Great War: German Sites of Memory since 1945'

18 November 13:00-14:00: Heidi Stoner: 'Old Stones and Old Bones: Remembering and Creating the past the Late Insular Church'

7 December 17:30-18:30: Special roundtable session for 'History Now!' series: a session on Monuments and Memory (participants TBC).

9 December 13:00-14:00: John Morgan (Bristol), 'Living with Flooding in Early Modern England'

9 December 17:00-18:00: Hanna Smyth (Oxford): 'The Role of Monuments in British Imperial First World War Commemoration'

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