In Search of Britain, seminar series

Date / time: 29 September - 22 March, 12:00 am

In Search of Britain, seminar series


The British history seminar In Search of Britain is back for its 5th season, with the opening paper by Bénédicte Miyamoto (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3) on 29 September. The title is ‘Collecting studies and the Modern London Art Market’.

To attend online, please register here and you will receive the link:

The full programme and abstracts are available on the seminar’s website:

Please contact the organizers to get the zoom links for the forthcoming sessions: Marie Ruiz and Mélanie Torrent

Here is the annual programme. All sessions start at 5pm (Paris time):

29 September 2021: Bénédicte Miyamoto (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle) ‘Collecting studies and the Modern London Art Market’

20 October 2021: David Haigron (Université Rennes 2) ‘The gendered gaze in popular culture: manifestation, implication, and how to teach it?’

24 November 202: Robert Shoemaker (University of Sheffield) ‘From Prosecutorial Obligation to Victims’ ‘Rights’: Victims in the English Criminal Courts, 1674 to the Present’

8 December 202: Jamie Gaskarth (The Open University), ‘Agile, Ad Hoc or Alone? British foreign policy after Brexit’

2 February 2022: James Lowry (City University of New York- CUNY) ‘Disputed Archival Heritage: What New Archival Thinking Can Tell Us About the Migrated Archives’. With the participation of Divine Fuh, visiting professor, University of Cape Town

16 March 2022: Stefanie Shackleton (University of Texas at Austin) ‘Nothing if Not Resourceful: Working-Class Autonomy Through Middle-Class Learning Initiatives’

23 March 2022: Philip Murphy (Institute of Commonwealth Studies) ‘History, Institutional Memory and Policy-Making in the UK’



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