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World History

Easter Term 2017

Thursdays, 5.00 - 7.00pm

All seminars take place in Seminar Room 3, Cripps Court, Magdalene College (Chesterton Road) unless otherwise stated. A map to Cripps Court can be found here.


11 May

Professor Micah Muscolino (Oxford)

‘Woodlands, warlords, and wasteful nations: Transnational networks and soil conservation in China during the 1920s’


18 May

Dr Felix Boecking (Edinburgh)

‘What price socialism? Economic ideas and academic lives in the People’s Republic of China during the 1950s’


25 May

Professor William Gervase Clarence-Smith (SOAS)

‘Pearls & mother-of-pearl: Global marketing, production, and consumption, c. 1815-1945’


8 June           

Cambridge World History Graduate Symposium

Stephanie Mawson, ‘Upland resistance to colonisation in the 17th century Philippines’

James Wilson, ‘Land, labour, and resistance: The Chinese in Sri Lanka and Java, 1800-16’

Michael Sugarman, ‘Poverty and a new model of urban development? Reconstructing Hong Kong and Singapore, 1945-1960’


15 June

Professor Andrew Thompson (Exeter)

‘Decolonisation Reframed: Unravelling the Relationships between Humanitarianism, Human Rights and the End of Empire’


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Archive seminars

Lent Term Programme 2017

Michaelmas Term Programme 2016

 Easter Term Programme 2016

Lent Term Programme 2016

Michaelmas Term Programme 2015

Easter Term Programme 2015

Lent Term Programme 2015

 Michaelmas term programme 2014

Easter Term programme 2014

Lent Term programme 2014

Michaelmas Term programme 2013

Easter Term programme 2013

Lent Term programme 2013

Michaelmas Term programme 2012

Easter Term programme 2012

Lent Term programme 2012

Michaelmas Term programme 2011

New joint degrees start October 2017

Upcoming events

Civil Wars: A History in Ideas. A Colloquium with David Armitage

Jun 26, 2017

Bateman Theatre, Gonville & Caius College

Alternatives to free trade

Jul 08, 2017

JCR TV Room, Sidney Sussex College

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