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Friday 18 June 2021

Material Culture Round Table with Dr Leonie Hannan (Queen's University, Belfast), Dr Kate Smith (Birmingham University) and Dr Chloe Wigston-Smith (York University). 3pm online. Please email Dr Daniel Roberts at by Thursday 17 June at 4pm to join the MS Teams meeting.

Friday 23 April 2021

Joint Event with the History Department Seminar, Professor Karen Harvey (Birmingham University), '"In the last stage of its existence": Experiencing the body across the life-course in eighteenth-century Britain.' 4pm online. If you would like to attend please email by Thursday 22 April, 4pm to be added to the MS Teams meeting

Friday 19 February 2021

Nik Ribianszky (History, Queen's University Belfast) will be discussing her new book: Generations of Freedom: Gender, Movement, and Violence in Natchez, 1779-1865 (forthcoming with University of Georgia Press) at 4pm online. Please email Dr Daniel Roberts at by Thursday 18 February at 4pm to join the MS Teams meeting.

Friday 4 December 2020

Dr Leticia Villamediana (Spanish, University of Warwick), Echoes of 18th-century Spanish literature in the British Romantic Press. This event will take place online at 3pm, to reserve a place please contact Gabriel Sanchez Espinosa

Friday 30 October 2020

A round table discussion including Vincent Brown (Harvard University) author of Tacky's Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave WarSarah Thomas (Birkbeck, University of London) author of Witnessing Slavery: Art and Travel in the Age of AbolitionJonathan Wright (Maynooth University) editor of An Ulster Slave-Owner in the Revolutionary Atlantic: The Life and Letters of John Black.

The session will be chaired by Nik Ribianszky (Queen's University Belfast) and will take place at 3pm on MS Teams. To reserve a place, please contact Daniel Roberts on



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