Trinity Term (24 April – 18 June 2016)
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Week 1 – Thursday 28 April, 14.00-16.30, Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College
A Discussion with Professor Jay Winter: “The Geometry of Memory”
Jay Winter is Charles J. Stille Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University. Interested graduate students and early career researchers should contact the conveners (firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com).
Week 2 – Wednesday 4 May, 17.00-18.30, Lecture Theatre, History Faculty
Second Oliver Smithies Lecture – Professor John Horne: “Nineteen fourteen and the enigma of causal history”
John Horne is emeritus Professor of Modern European History at Trinity College Dublin and Visiting Professor at Balliol College. This is an open lecture organised by Balliol College. The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception in the Joan Thirsk Room, History Faculty. Please confirm attendance to Jeanette Atkinson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Week 3 – Thursday 12 May, 14.00-16.30, Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College
A Discussion with Dr Santanu Das: “The Indian Sepoy in Cultural History: Words, Images, Music”
Santanu Das is Reader in English Literature at King’s College London. Interested graduate students and early career researchers should contact the conveners.
Week 4 – Monday 16 May, 13.30-16.30, JHB407, Headington/Gipsy Lane site, Oxford Brookes
GLGW/Oxford Brookes Conjoint Event: Silence(s) and the Great War – A Roundtable Symposium
This symposium will bring together scholars from Oxford University and Oxford Brookes University to discuss methodological approaches to written sources on the First World War. For registration and information, contact Jeanette Atkinson (email@example.com).
Week 5 – Thursday 26 May, 17.00-18.30, Gerry Martin Room, History Faculty
GLGW Graduate Seminar with Dr Iris Rachamimov: “Making Time Move: Temporal Structures and Visions of the Future in WWI Internment Camps”
Iris Rachaminov is Associate Professor at Tel Aviv University, where she teaches modern history, and the Israeli Visiting Fellow at St Antony’s College. Lecture open to all.
Week 7 – Thursday 9 June, 14. 00-16.30, Eccles Room, Pembroke College
A Discussion with Dr Heather Jones: “Comparative History of the First World War: Current Challenges; Future Horizons”
Heather Jones is Associate Professor in the Department of International History at LSE. Interested graduate students and early career researchers should contact the conveners.
Hilary Term (17 Jan – 12 Mar 2016)
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Seminars are held Thursdays between 13.00 and 14.30 in the History Faculty. For further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Week 1 – 21 January, Rees Davies Room, History Faculty
Hannah-Louise Clark (Trinity College, Oxford University): Médecins hors-la-loi: the practice of “illegal” medicine in Algeria during the First World War
Week 2 – 28 January, Colin Matthew Room, History Faculty
Jakub Benes (University College, Oxford University): The ‘Green Cadres’ and the Collapse of Austria-Hungary in 1918
Week 3 – 4 February, Colin Matthew Room, History Faculty
Simon Jackson (University of Birmingham; http://simon-jackson.eu/): Driving the Mandate: Automobility, World War One and Global Fordism in French Syria-Lebanon, 1916-1934
Week 4 – 11 February, Rees Davies Room, History Faculty
Mahon Murphy (Trinity College Dublin): Internment and the Fall of the German Empire 1914-1920
Week 5 – 18 February, Rees Davies Room, History Faculty
Rachel Moore (New College, Oxford University): Performing Propaganda: Music and National Identity in Paris, 1914-1918
Week 6 – 25 February, Rees Davies Room, History Faculty
Elisabeth Forster (Oxford China Centre, Oxford University): China’s New Culture Movement in 1919 – A Roundabout Ramification of World War I
Week 7 – 3 March, Rees Davies Room, History Faculty
Jennifer Wellington (University College Dublin): Violence as Spectacle: Exhibiting the Great War in the British Empire
Week 8 – 10 March, Colin Matthew Room, History Faculty
James Connolly (University of Manchester): Complicity, Criminality and Resistance Beyond the Trenches: French Conduct and Perceptions in the Occupied Nord in the First World War
Michaelmas Term (11 Oct – 5 Dec 2015)
Term card: GLGW MT Events List
Week 0 – Thursday 8 October, 12.15-15.30, TORCH Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities Building
Master Class with Professor John Horne: “The Great War: Rethinking the Centenary”
John Horne is Professor of Modern European History at Trinity College Dublin. As visiting Professor at Balliol College, he will be leading a guided discussion on the current trends in historiography relating to the First World War. Interested graduate students and early career researchers should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Week 2 – Thursday 22 October, 14.00-15.30, Rees Davies Room, History Faculty
GLGW Seminar with Associate Professor Mesut Uyar: “An Army without a Face: The Ottoman Army and the First World War”
Mesut Uyar is Associate Professor of Ottoman military history at the University of New South Wales, Canberra. Specialising in late Ottoman and modern Turkish military history and war studies, his publications include “The Ottoman Defence Against the Anzac Landing 25 April 1915” (2015) and “A Military History of the Ottomans” (2009, co-authored with Edward Erickson). Lecture open to all.
Week 5 – Thursday 12 November, 13.00-15.30, Lecture Theatre, History Faculty
Master Class with Associate Professor Pierre Purseigle: “Geographies of warfare and territories of belligerence in the era of the First World War”
Pierre Purseigle is Associate Professor at the University of Warwick and a Visiting Research Fellow at Trinity College Dublin. Drawing on his work on French and British home fronts, he will be leading a guided discussion on spatial dimensions of the First World War. Interested graduate students and early career researchers should contact email@example.com.
Week 9 – Monday 7 December, 9.00-17.30, Maison Française
Postgraduate Workshop on “Connecting Approaches on the First World War in the Wake of the Centenary”
This one-day workshop held at the Maison française in Oxford will facilitate discussion between doctoral students and early career researchers from Oxford and the Sorbonne (Paris 1) who work on the First Word War and produce fresh perspectives on the conflict. Registration information available from firstname.lastname@example.org.