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Modern Cultural History

Easter Term 2017

The Modern Cultural History Seminar meets on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. .  The History Faculty’s Trevelyan Fund provides crucial and much appreciated assistance to support visits by scholars from outside Cambridge.


26 April 

CHIKA TONOOKA, University of Cambridge
‘The Yellow Man’s Burden?  British Imperial History and the Conundrum of Japanese Imperialism’

In the Senior Parlour, Gonville and Caius College


17 May

KATE HEARD, Royal Collection Trust
‘Fashion and Folly?  George IV as a Collector of Prints’



PLEASE NOTE the three-week interval between seminars this term.  Also, this meeting will take place in the Senior Combination Room, Gonville Court, Gonville and Caius College.





Lawrence Klein, Emmanuel College  

Peter Mandler, Gonville and Caius College ()


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25 January                        RENAUD MORIEUX, University of Cambridge

                                           ‘The Social Spaces of War Imprisonment in Eighteenth-Century Britain and France’


8 February                        NATHAN PERL-ROSENTHAL, University of Southern California

                                           ‘Toward a Cultural History of the Age of Revolution, ca. 1760-1820’


22  February                      SALLY WOODCOCK, University of Cambridge

                                           ‘Painting for Pleasure:  The Rise of the Artistic Amateur in Victorian Britain’


8 March                             SUSANNE SCHMIDT, University of Cambridge

                                           ‘Midlife Crisis:  The Feminist Origins of a Chauvinist Idea’

New joint degrees start October 2017