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Postwar History of London Workshop/Lecture Series

April 14, 2016 @ 8:00 am - April 17, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

National Humanities Center (NHC), and UNC-CH present workshops and talks that will engage the postwar history of London and its antecedents in British imperial and post-imperial  political culture.


Papers will be read or presented in short form,  not pre-circulated, unless pre-scheduled for seminar.


RSVP for lunch for April 16th and 17th, along with dietary restrictions.


Lecture by Caroline Knowles , Bill  Schwarz and Penny Sinanoglou

Workshops by Marc Matera (UC Santa Cruz), Laura Mayhall(Catholic U.), Kennetta Hammond Perry (ECU); Joel Hebert  (UNC-CH); Susan D. Pennybacker(UNC-CH), John Ingram (King’s London)



TH 14 April, 5:15 pm, “Rethinking Chinese London: Urban Dialogics in Post Imperial Times,”

Caroline Knowles, Goldsmiths London and the NHC, Carolina Seminar on Transnational and Global Modern History–a public talk at the Fedex Global Education Center,  UNC-CH:  parking below the building opens at 5pm:

FR 15 April, 1:00-3:30pm, Workshop Session

TBA,  NHC  ( 7 T.W. Alexander Drive Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2256)
FR 15 April,  4pm,  “Polygamy in the British Empire”

Penny Sinanoglou, Wake Forest, Triangle Global British Seminar, a public talk at the NHC (co-sponsored by the Carolina Seminar on Transnational and Global Modern History; *** a pre-circulated paper, write to Greg Mole, UNC-CH for more information:

SAT. 16 April 1-3:30pm  NHC Workshop Session 

LUNCH  12-1:00pm


SAT. 16 April, 4pm-6pm,  “Diasporic Life as a Means to Think: The Case of Stuart Hall,”

Bill Schwarz, Queen Mary London and the NHC, a public talk with a response from Fadi Bardawil, Duke, at the NHC, followed by light refreshments

SUN. 17 April 10am-12:30pm  Small Workshop Session


LUNCH 12:30-1:30pm


April 14, 2016 @ 8:00 am
April 17, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
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