Meleisa Ono-George (University of Warwick), ‘“A Stain Upon Our Community”: Concubines, free people of colour and the Civil Rights movement in Jamaica, 1820 – 1833’.
John Harris (John Hopkins University), ‘Circuits of Capital, Circuits of Sorrow: Financing the Mid-nineteenth Century Illegal Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade’
About John Harris: http://history.jhu.edu/directory/john-harris/
Ulster Society for Irish Historical Studies meeting Speaker: Dr Jeff Kildea (UCD), 'The Irish ANZACs project' All welcome The Irish Anzacs Project is a significant research undertaking of the Global Irish Studies Centre at UNSW, made possible by a grant from the Irish government's Emigrant Support Program. The project aims to identify all Irish-born enlistments in the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) during the First World War, or as close to all as is practicable, and to compile a publicly accessible database containing information on each of them. The database will provide families with information on their Irish-born family members who served in the AIF as well as providing statistical information to assist researchers understand the contribution of the Irish to the Australian war effort. See http://jeffkildea.com/books/anzacs-and-ireland/
Cara Hanley (UU), ‘Portrayals of gender and sexuality in early modern English and European images of witchcraft’ All welcome
Inaugural Lecture: 'The Great Irish Famine in Transatlantic Historiographies, 1847-1914'
For more information, contact Susan Templeton, ext. 3325, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Lecture hosted by School of History and Anthropology, with the Northern Ireland Human Rights Consortium as part of the NI Human Rights Festival:
Prof. Nicholas Vincent (University of East Anglia): 'Magna Carta and its Legacy'
Prof. Vincent is author of Magna Carta: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2012) and a lead researcher in the Magna Carta Project - see http://magnacarta.cmp.uea.ac.uk/
The Wiles Lectures for 2015 will be delivered by Professor Lyndal Roper, Fellow of Oriel College and Regius Professor of History at the University of Oxford, on 27-30 May 2015. Professor Roper's Wiles lectures will be given over four days at Queen's University Belfast, on the theme: 'Luther and the Reformation: A Cultural History'.