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The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre for Global History, University of Oxford, present a series of seminars.

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The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre for Global History, University of Oxford, present a series of seminars.

    The Mediterranean and Mediterraneans in global history

    The Mediterranean and Mediterraneans in global history

    Institute of Historical Research

    The Mediterranean and Mediterraneans in global history

    David Abulafia
    (Professor of Mediterraneans History, Cambridge)

    Cyprian Broodbank
    (Disney Professor of Archaeology, Cambridge)

    Paolo Luca Bernardini
    (Professor of History, Bergamo)

    Peregrine Horden
    (Professor in Medieval History, Royal Holloway) chairs the panel.

    Nick Purcell
    (Camden Professor of Ancient History, Oxford) will initiate the discussion.

    The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre for Global History, University of Oxford, present a series of seminars in Global History.

    Global History seminar series

    • 58 min
    Manchurian Candidates: Brainwashing, the Cold War, and the History of the Psy Professions

    Manchurian Candidates: Brainwashing, the Cold War, and the History of the Psy Professions

    Institute of Historical Research

    Manchurian Candidates: Brainwashing, the Cold War, and the History of the Psy Professions

    Daniel Pick
    (Professor of History, Birkbeck)

    The Institute of Historical Research and the University of Notre Dame, with the collaboration of the Centre for Global History, University of Oxford, present a series of seminars in Global History.

    Global History seminar series

    • 54 min
    The Ugly Renaissance

    The Ugly Renaissance

    Institute of Historical Research

    The Ugly Renaissance

    Alex Lee
    (Warwick)

    Dr Lee will talk about his iconoclastic new book and set the Renaissance in global context

    Global History seminar series

    • 28 min
    Diseases long ago and far away: Does doctor's knowledge answer historians' questions?

    Diseases long ago and far away: Does doctor's knowledge answer historians' questions?

    Institute of Historical Research

    Diseases long ago and far away: Does doctor's knowledge answer historians' questions?

    Chris Hamlin

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    Professor Hamlin, who teaches the history of science and of the environment at Notre Dame, is the author of exemplary studies of public health, including A Science of Impurity and Public Health and Social Justice in the Age of Chadwick. His latest book was Cholera: the Biography.

    Global History seminar series

    • 1 hr 46 min
    The Syrian Global Diaspora: Migrants from Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and Jordan since the 1880s

    The Syrian Global Diaspora: Migrants from Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and Jordan since the 1880s

    Institute of Historical Research

    The Syrian Global Diaspora: Migrants from Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and Jordan since the 1880s

    William Clarence-Smith

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    The Professor of the Economic History of Asia and Africa has made many fundamental contributions on the history of commodities and labour, including Islam and the Abolition of Slavery and Cocoa and Chocolate.

    Global History seminar series

    • 1 hr 41 min
    The Image of the globe in the Renaissance

    The Image of the globe in the Renaissance

    Institute of Historical Research

    The Image of the globe in the Renaissance

    Peter Barber

    Familiar to UK television audiences for his celebrated documentaries, the Head of Map Collections at the British Library is the author of Tales from the Map Room, and The Lie of the Land. The record-breaking “Magnificent Maps” was the latest of many exhibitions he organized at the Library.

    Global History seminar series

    • 1 hr

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