Thursday, 14 March 2013

Programme: ‘Histories beyond borders: exploring transnational and international histories’

Date: 30 April 2013, Northumbria University (Newcastle upon Tyne)

Location: Lipman Building (City Campus), room 033

  

Programme:

10.15 – 10.45
Registration

10.45 – 11.15 
Introduction

Dr. Daniel Laqua (Northumbria): ‘Taking Transnational Steps: From Theory to Practice'

11.15 – 12.45

‘Foreign Matters: international approaches to national history’

Lee Collins (Northumbria): ‘Generosity, Sacrifice and Wholeheartedness: British Aid to the Soviet Union during the Second World War’


Paul Simpson (Northumbria): ‘Interwar Labour internationalism in transnational perspective’


Postgraduate Research Projects in Context – group work facilitated by Prof. Máire Cross (Newcastle University) and Dr. Matt Perry (Newcastle University)


12.45 – 13.45

Lunch

13.45 – 15.15

‘The uses of archives: transnational research and national politics’

Dr. Charlotte Alston (Northumbria): ‘Russian and Eastern European archives’

Dr. James Koranyi (Durham University): 'Studying national minorities across national borders’


André Keil (Northumbria): ‘Archives and transitional history: the example of German archives’


15.15 – 15.45

Coffee

15.45 – 16.30

Oliver Moss (Northumbria): ‘Current and future funding opportunities for international research’

17.00 – 18.30        

Keynote - Labour and Society Research Group Paper

Rebecca Gill (University of Huddersfield): ‘International relief work in war and peace: British activism in foreign conflicts, 1870-1919’

1 comment:

  1. I'd love to be at this conference. Unfortunately I'm doing transnational history from Australia (Adelaide) so I can't afford it. If any publications result I will read them avidly. I hope it goes well.

    Regards, Paula de Angelis
    PhD Candidate
    University of Adelaide

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