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Early Modern Research Seminar

The schedule for the Early Modern Research Seminar has altered. The seminar meeting on March 7th will be rescheduled in due course.

Impact Awards

  UEA Innovation and Impact Awards Winners Announced   Dr Derwin Gregory has won a prestigious prize for his excellent Impact project: Operation Walbea.   Winners of the inaugural Innovation and Impact Awards were announced on 1 February at the Sainsbury...

History Postgraduate Seminar Series, Spring 2018

History Postgraduate Seminar Series, Spring 2018 Tuesday 6.15pm, Arts 2.08   6 February: Daniel Armstrong: The Papal Policy of William Rufus   27 February: Louisa Foroughi: What is a Yeoman? Status and Identity in Later Medieval England   13 March: Simon Tate:...

International Anchoritic Conference

International Anchoritic Conference: UEA, June 28-30, 2018. Conference theme: Reclusion and Materiality: Devotion and Contexts. Plenary speakers will include Carole Rawcliffe and Carole Hill.

UEA London Lectures

UEA London Lectures: Thursday 1 February: Dr Michael Grey (HSC) – Concussion in sport. Thursday 8 March: Prof Richard Andrews (EDU) – Literacy in the 21st century: a UK and international perspective. Thursday 26 April: Dr Lynn Dicks (BIO) – What can be done to save the bees? Thursday...

Global and Transnational Seminars

Global and Transnational Seminars: 5:15pm, JSC 1.03 14 Feb. (Wed.) Dr Ian Rapley, Lecturer in East Asian History, School of History, Archaeology and Religion, Cardiff University, ‘Beyond the Nation: the Local and the Global in Interwar Japan’s Deep North’. 7 March (Wed.) Dr Sarah Snyder,...

Early Modern History Seminar Series

Early Modern History Seminar Series: 7 February, 5:15pm, ARTS 01.18, Dr Emily Cockayne (UEA) – ‘Pollution in Henry Longbottom's Bermondsey: Urban sensory nuisances 1770-1820’ 21 February, 5:15pm Queens 0.17, Dr Kate Smith (Birmingham) – ‘Lessons of (Dis)possession: Lost Property in...

Medieval History Seminars

Medieval History Seminars: Mondays, 6.30pm, Arts 2.02. 22nd Jan, Dr William M.Aird (Edinburgh University) 5th Feb, Dr Rebecca Rist (Reading University) 19th Feb (Queens Building 10), Dr Emily Ward, (Darwin College, Cambridge) 5th March, Dr Gregory Lippiatt (UEA) 23rd April, Dr...

Modern Britain seminar series

Modern Britain seminar series dates and speakers: 23 January Moa Carlsson (MIT), TPSC 2.02 at 5pm, 'How to conceal a 395-acre oil handling terminal: Landscape and Visual Impact Analysis at Flotta, Orkney, 1969-1978'. 28 February Zoe Strimpel (British Library) 14 March Keith Gildhart...

Centre for Japanese Studies Spring Seminar Series

Centre for Japanese Studies Spring Seminar Series: 5pm, the Lawrence Stenhouse Building (LSB) 0.113, except where listed otherwise. 24th Jan: Dr Lola Martinez (Anthropology and Sociology, SOAS) Mad, Bad and Dangerous: Revisiting Kurosawa’s Women 14th Feb: Dr Ian Rapley (History, Cardiff...

History graduate’s £145k Anglo-Saxon discovery

Anglo-Saxon treasure discovered by UEA History graduate Tom Lucking has just been valued at £145,000. He made the discovery while metal detecting two years ago near Diss, and knew the find was special as soon as he saw it. Described by The British Museum as “an assemblage of artefacts most...

Witch shoe? Footwear hidden in walls to ward off evil

Professor Malcolm Gaskill comments on an unusual tradition in building... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-41507752

Professor Tom Williamson Wins a British Academy Medal

The Landscape Archaeology Medal The Landscape Archaeology Medal was established in 2007 following the decision of Professor John Coles to establish an Academy medal in this field. It is awarded biennially for distinguished achievements in landscape archaeology.The Landscape Archaeology...

New Impressions: Redesigning Norwich's Renaissance Books

Join Drs Thomas Roebuck and Matthew Woodcock between 10:30-16:30 Saturday 25th November in the Heritage Centre at the Millennium Library in The Forum when they will be unveiling the results of the design challenge that they've set local design companies over the last few...

HUM Public Seminar Series 2018

Arts & Humanities Public Lecture Series Spring 2018 Global Britain: Beyond Brexit   All events will take place in Thomas Paine Study Centre (TPSC), UEA, NR4 7TJ 6.30 - 7.45pm (doors open at 6pm) Free for all to attend, no registration necessary.   ...

HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

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BRIDGE COURSE EVENT

History Bridge Course – Open Evening If you are interested in history but haven’t studied for a while then the part-time UEA 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...

International Anchoritic Conference

International Anchoritic Conference: UEA, June 28-30th, 2018. Conference theme: Reclusion and Materiality: Devotion and Contexts. Plenary speakers will include Carole Rawcliffe and Carole Hill.

Being Human Festival

Being Human Festival: Refugee History is organising four events in the centre of Norwich from 17th-25th November as part of the Being Human Festival 2017 – the UK’s only national festival of the humanities. These imaginative and educational events hope to engage the local community in...

Global and Transnational Seminar

Global and Transnational Seminar Series: 5.15pm, JSC 1:03, UEA. 22th Nov. 2017. Dr Robert Fletcher, University of Warwick, ‘The Desert Locust and Its Enemies: Science, Sovereignty and Statecraft in the Twentieth Century’.7th Dec. 2017. Dr Stephen Wertheim, University of Cambridge, ‘"A Policy...

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