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The Professor J R Jones Memorial Lecture

The Professor J R Jones Memorial Lecture The late Professor J R Jones was a distinguished historian of international relations in early modern Europe and a specialist on Anglo-Dutch relations. To commemorate his work and contribution to the University of East Anglia, the School of...

CEAS Lecture Series Spring 2017

Meetings take place at 6.30pm in Lecture Theatre 1 at UEA. Tuesday 25th April, 6.30pm, LT1, UEA: Professor Mark Bailey, 'The Black Death in East Anglia: A Reappraisal' (followed by a wine and nibbles reception). Tuesday 9th May , 6.30pm, LT1, UEA: Dr Derwin Gregory, 'Operation...

Norfolk and Norwich Historical Association 2016-2017 Lecture Programme

  All lectures will be held in room A2.03 on the Second Floor of the Arts Building, University of East Anglia at 7pm. All are warmly welcome to come for a pre-lecture glass of wine plus nibbles in the Reception Area of the School of History, on the Fourth Floor of the Arts Building from...

History Bridge Course

History Bridge Course – Open Evening If you are interested in history but haven’t studied for a while then the part-time History Bridge Course is for you. This 12-week evening course has been designed to ‘bridge’ the gap for those looking to progress on to an undergraduate degree in...

Placeless People: What Can History Tell Us About Today's Refugee Crisis?

The aim of the workshop is to bring together experts in a range of fields – leading historians and scholars, policy makers, representatives from local government, NGOs, think tanks, advocacy groups and the media, to explore how history, in its broadest political, cultural and social senses, can...

MA Gender Studies Launching

The Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities is sponsoring a series of lectures on key themes in gender and culture to mark the launch of the MA Gender Studies. " Cuteness, Non-Threatening Femininity and the Meg Ryan Romance" Professor Diane Negra, University College Dublin ...

Between Exploitation and Empowerment: Participation of Women in the Second World War

One-day conference Saturday 17 June 2017 University of East Anglia   ‘The “female” war has its own colours, smells, lighting and sensory space. Its own words. There are no heroes and extraordinary deeds, there are just people, busy with their inhuman human...

History for All: Immigration in Norfolk and Beyond - Saturday 11 March 2017

                  The first annual History for All  day will offer a series of lectures, ending with a round table discussion, on the theme of immigration in Norfolk and beyond over the last millennia....

History Bridge Course - Open Evening

History Bridge Course - Open Evening UEA will be running the ever popular History Bridge Course again in 2016/17. If you are interested in history but haven’t studied for a while then the part-time History Bridge Course is for you. This 12-week evening course has been designed to ‘bridge’ the...

'Otto von Bismarck: Man, Power, Myth' Exhibition

The School of History, in cooperation with the Bismarck Foundation, is hosting a special exhibition 'Otto von Bismarck: Man, Power, Myth'. You are cordially invited to the opening reception in the Thomas Paine Study Centre foyer on Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 6.30 pm (doors open at 6.15...

Careers with History Event 2nd November 2016

A reminder that the Careers with History  event will take place on  Wednesday, 2 November , in the  Enterprise Centre . Full details of hhte programme can be found here .   Careers with History is your chance to hear from History...

Otto von Bismarck Exhibition opening in November at UEA

Otto von Bismarck: Man, Power, Myth The University of East Anglia, in cooperation with the Otto-von-Bismarck Foundation of Germany, is hosting a special exhibition on the first chancellor of united Germany. The exhibition offers insights into the man who united modern Germany and shaped...

Major AHRC-ESRC Project to examine impact of mass displacement from Syria

Major 4-year AHRC-ESRC Project launched to examine how local communities in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey have experienced and responded to mass displacement from Syria.   Over 4,4 million refugees have sought safety across Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey from the on-going...

The John Corsellis Archive

The School of History is pleased to announce that the coming academic year will mark the opening of The John Corsellis  Archive . A conscientious objector during the Second World War, John elected to join the Friends’ (Quaker) Ambulance Unit in 1943. As...

Training in archaeology: a chance to dig at Sedgeford

To all PGT & PGR students in HIS:   Every year the Centre of East Anglian Studies provides opportunities for students to gain training and experience on archaeological digs. This summer we are offering to sponsor five students to dig for a week at Sedgeford in North...

Spring 2016 History Postgraduate Research Seminar Programme

The History Postgraduate Research Seminar is open to all. It is an informal forum to hear and discuss papers given by the School of History's postgraduate students, from all historical disciplines. Refreshments will be provided. History Postgraduate Reseach Seminar Programme 2016...

Dr Mark Thompson Jan Michalski Prize

We’re delighted to announce that Dr Mark Thompson from the School has won the Jan Michalski Prize for Literature for his book Birth Certificate: The Story of Danilo Kiš, which looks at the life and writing of Danilo Kiš, a Yugoslav novelist, essayist and poet. This rich and sensitive biography...

Magna Carta 800th Anniversary

To mark today's 800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta, here are two very recent news articles regarding important finds involving Professor Nicholas Vincent and the Magna Carta Project : Magna Carta scribes identified. Rare Magna Carta found in Cambridge.

King John talk on the London Eye

On 11th June 2015 Professor Stephen Church will be giving a talk on King John from the London Eye as part of the 32 Londoners series. Further information can be found here: http://32londoners.com/kingjohn.html

Magna Carta Exhibition in London

There is currently an exhibition on Magna Carta at the Society of Antiquaries of London at Burlington House. It is a free exhibition, so if anyone is in the Piccadilly area and would like to see it, it is now open and will be open until 31 July. There are some interesting manuscripts as a...