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Global History seminar series

The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre for Global History, University of Oxford, present a series of seminars.

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The Image of the globe in the Renaissance

Institute of Historical ResearchThe Image of the globe in the RenaissancePeter BarberFamiliar to UK television audiences for his celebrated documentaries, the Head of Map Collections at the British Library is the author of Tales from the Ma...

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6 Mar 2011

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What might a global history of the 20th century look like?

Institute of Historical ResearchWhat might a global history of the 20th century look like?Angus LockyerDr Lockyer lectures on the history of Japan at SOAS and has written many important and provocative pieces on modern Japanese representati...

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27 Feb 2011

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Music and Culture - a Global History

Institute of Historical ResearchMusic and Culture - a Global HistoryD.R.M. Irving (Christ's Coll., Cambridge)Dr Irving has been exploring the problems of writing about the music as part of cultural history in his groundbreaking book, Colo...

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29 Mar 2010

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Environmental History - a Global Controversy

Institute of Historical ResearchEnvironmental History - a Global ControversyJulia Thomas(Notre Dame)Professor Thomas teaches Japanese history at the University of Notre Dame. Her book on Japanese Concepts of Nature, Reconfiguring Modernit...

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23 Mar 2010

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The Consumption of Culture - a Global History

Institute of Historical ResearchThe Consumption of Culture - a Global HistoryFrank Trentmann(Birkbeck)NOTE: The final part of this talk is missing.Professor Trentmann directed the research programme ‘Cultures of Consumption’ and is ...

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16 Mar 2010

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