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CIDRAL Public Lecture: Judith Walkowitz, 'Feminism and the Politics of Prostitution in the 1980s: A Tale of North and South'

17:00 - 19:00 24 April 2018

This event is co-hosted by History at the University of Manchester and CIDRAL. Judith Walkowitz (Professor Emeritus in History, Johns Hopkins University), will deliver a public lecture entitled 'Feminism and the Politics of Prostitution in the 1980s: A Tale of North and South. 'Feminism and the Politics of Prostitution in the 1980s: a Tale o..

Seminar: Where is British History Now?

17:00 - 19:30 25 April 2018

Where is British History Now? A Seminar Organized by the Modern British History Network with CIDRAL Over the past twenty years intellectual debate, politics and culture have questioned the status and some of the established methods of British history. How central should the British story be in the teaching of history? Is it productive to prov..

CIDRAL Roundtable: Marx Matters – What can we learn from Marx in 2018?

16:00 - 19:00 01 May 2018

This event is part of the CIDRAL 2017/18 programme, Constraints of Creativity A Roundtable hosted by CIDRAL, Economic Humanities Research Group, History @UoM and AMBS Participants Professor Michael North (Professor in Early Modern History, University of Greifswald and Beijing Normal University) Dr Cath Feely (Senior Lecturer, History, Univ..

History Seminar ‘Senses at the Altar: Affect, Touch, and Memory in Late Medieval Liturgical Practice’

16:15 - 17:30 03 May 2018

History Research Seminar presented by Dr. Matthew Champion (Birkbeck): “Virtuous banking: ‘economical reform’ at the late 18th-century Bank of England”

Joint lecture with MANCASS: Michael Wood ‘The Lady of the Mercians: Aethelflaed (d. 1100 years ago), daughter of Alfred the Great’

18:00 - 03 May 2018

Joint lecture with MANCASS: Michael Wood ‘The Lady of the Mercians: Aethelflaed (d. 1100 years ago), daughter of Alfred the Great’

‘Black Visions’: African Diaspora Politics feat. Professor Hakim Adi

14:00 - 17:30 10 May 2018

An afternoon symposium on the history of African diaspora politics jointly organised by the History Division, the Political Cultures Research Group, and the Race, Roots & Resistance Collective. Professor Hakim Adi (University of Chichester) will deliver a public keynote entitled ‘Pan-Africanism or Black Internationalism? A History’. The ke..

Manchester Medieval Society Yearly Excursion

09:00 - 19:00 12 May 2018

Excursion to the Peak District, itinerary to be confirmed

Public Lecture: Scott Herring, 'Queer Longing: Some Thoughts on Longevity'

12:00 - 14:00 21 May 2018

This event is co-hosted by the Sexuality summer School and CIDRAL. Scott Herring (James H. Rudy Professor of English, Indiana University), will deliver a public lecture entitled 'Senior Living with Charles Henri Ford'. This presentation traces understudied lineages of queer American modernism by focusing on the late life of Charles Henri For..

CIDRAL Seminar: Scott Herring, 'The Hoarders: Material Deviance in Modern American Culture'

14:00 - 17:00 22 May 2018

This event is co-hosted by the Sexuality summer School and CIDRAL. Scott Herring (James H. Rudy Professor of English, Indiana University), will lead a seminar entitled 'The Hoarders: Material Deviance in Modern American Culture'. This seminar will focus on the theoretical, methodological, and historical apparatus of Scott Herring’s most re..

The Paranoid Style Revisited: Postwar American Cultural Politics and The Argosy Magazine

28 - 29 June 2018

The Paranoid Style Revisited: Postwar American Cultural Politics and The Argosy Magazine John Rylands Library, Manchester, 28-29 June 2018 Half a century ago Richard Hofstadter published his influential essay ‘The Paranoid Style in American Politics,’ in which he identified ‘heated exaggeration, suspiciousness and conspiratorial fantas..

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