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Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

*CANCELLED* Economic Transformation and the Proliferation of Gambling in the Western Pacific

UserDr Anthony Pickles, Bye-Fellow, Wolfson College, and British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Social Anthropology, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 28 May 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Habitual Sophia? Retaining one’s ability to learn from within aach lay-professional encounter

UserProfessor Sylvie Delacroix, University of Birmingham and Alan Turing Institute.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 21 May 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Philosophers against Idleness

UserProfessor Brian O’Connor, Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College, and University College Dublin.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 07 May 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

India: An idiosycratic democracy

UserDr David Washbrook, Trinity College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 30 April 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson Press Fellowship

Making Robots Public: News Coverage of Artificial Intelligence in the United Kingdom

UserDr Scott Brennen, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Oxford University.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 17:30-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Politics Gone Missing

UserDr Graham Denyer-Willis (POLIS and Queens' College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The restitution of Nazi-looted art in post-fascist Austria, Italy and West Germany

UserDr Bianca Gaudenzi, Wolfson College, Cambridge and German Historical Institute, Rome.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

An impossible method? Agreeing to disagree about comparison in anthropology

UserDr Matei Candea (Department of Social Anthropology and King's College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 19 February 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

How Churchill Waged War

UserMr Allen Packwood, OBE, FRHistS (Churchill College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 05 February 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Shakespeare, King James, and the Northern Yorkists

UserDr Richard Stacey (University of Glasgow).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

When did Marx think that capitalism would fall?

UserProfessor Gareth Stedman Jones (QMUL).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 22 January 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Profitable Labour? Learning Disability and Labour Markets in Modern Britain

UserDr Lucy Delap (Murray Edwards College & Faculty of History, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 20 November 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Re-membering Philologia: the past, present and future of an academic practice

UserProfessor Sylvia Adamson (Emeritus Professor of Linguistics & Literary History, University of Sheffield).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 13 November 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Academic Citizenship and the Future University

UserDr Alison Wood (Homerton College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 06 November 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Role of Water in Venetian Architecture

UserProfessor Deborah Howard (Professor Emerita of Architectural History, University of Cambridge, Fellow of St John’s College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 23 October 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

CANCELLED ‘At the still point of the turning world’: Time and Place in the Medieval Dream

UserDr Lotte Reinbold (Bye-Fellow and Director of Studies in English, Selwyn College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 09 October 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Who is my neighbour?': Stories of alms-seeking in early modern England

UserDr Rebecca Tomlin (CRASSH/Faculty of English, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 05 June 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Death by Celibacy, or the Medieval Priest's Dilemma

UserDr Katherine Harvey (Wellcome Trust Research Fellow, Birkbeck, University of London).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 29 May 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Labour and the Left in the 1980s: A reassessment

UserDr Jonathan Davis (Faculty of Arts, Law & Social Sciences and Co-Director of the Labour History Research Unit, Anglia Ruskin University).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 22 May 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Adano: Sicily, occupation literature and the American century

UserProfessor Robert Gordon (MML & Gonville and Caius, University of Cambridge) .

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 08 May 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Debate over Feature Film History

UserProfessor Vivian Bickford Smith (University of Stellenbosch and University of Cape Town).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 01 May 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

What is the History of the Book?

UserProfessor James Raven (Professor of Modern History and Director of the Centre for Bibliographical History, University of Essex; Fellow of Magdalene College and Director of the Cambridge Project for the Book Trust, Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 06 March 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Strong Bonds, Affective Labour: Sexually Transmitted Infections and the Work of History

UserDr Richard A. McKay (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 27 February 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Alas, poor Yorick!': Laurence Sterne's "A Sentimental Journey" after 250 years'

UserDr Mary Newbould (Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 20 February 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Quotation and the Law

UserProfessor Lionel Bently (Faculty of Law and Co-Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law, Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 06 February 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Donald Trump: The Making of a World View

UserProfessor Brendan Simms (Fellow of Peterhouse and Professor in the History of International Relations at POLIS).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 30 January 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Redrawing the Boundaries of Citizenship in the First World War

UserProfessor Daniela L. Caglioti (University of Naples ‘Federico II’).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 23 January 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Piranesi in the Valley of the Uncanny

UserProfessor Caroline van Eck (Department of History of Art, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 14 November 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'An idea whose time has come?' Tracing the history of Universal Basic Income in British politics, 1918-201

User Dr Peter Sloman (Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) and Churchill College, Cambridge) .

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 07 November 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Boxes with false bottoms? The challenge presented by abstract key words in English

UserProfessor Alan Durant (School of Law, Middlesex University London).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 31 October 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Italian, Male and Fascist. Rethinking Italian citizenship during the Fascist regime

UserProfessor Giulia Albanese (Department of History, University of Padua, Italy).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 10 October 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Gender, Obedience, and Religious Experience: The Virgin Mary in a world after Kant

UserRuth Jackson (Research Fellow, CRASSH and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 30 May 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Gender, sexuality and illness in early modern exorcism

UserBoyd Brogan (Wolfson College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 23 May 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Captured and Alive: War satire, time and space

UserJane Chapman (Lincoln University; College Research Associate, Wolfson College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 16 May 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Privacy and Tabloid Journalism in the UK: A shifting landscape

UserTanya Aplin (The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 02 May 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Pardoner's Passing and How it Matters: Gender, Relics and Speech Acts

UserDr Alex da Costa (University Lecturer at the Faculty of English; Fellow of Newnham College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 14 March 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Foreign Office, Margaret Thatcher and South Africa, 1979-90

UserProfessor Patrick Salmon (Chief Historian, Foreign and Commonwealth Office).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 07 March 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Scholarly publication in the seventeenth century: Oxford, Cambridge and the 'learned press'

UserDr Gordon Johnson (Honorary Fellow and Former President, Wolfson College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 07 February 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Ideal Self: Flattery in Julius Caesar

UserDr Maria Sequeira Mendes (Beaufort Visiting Fellow, St John's College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 31 January 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Trade unions and the British tradition of pluralism

UserDr Alastair Reid (Fellow, Girton College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 24 January 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Researching Children's Histories under the Third Reich: Some Challenges Explored'

UserDr Helen Roche (Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 08 November 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'The Humanities and the Machine'

UserProfessor Steven Connor (Peterhouse College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 25 October 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Commemorating the First World War a 100 Years on in Popular and Public History'

UserDr Deborah Thom (Robinson College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 11 October 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Age of Assassination: Monarchy and Nation in Nineteenth-Century Europe

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Rachel G. Hoffman, Fellow in History of King’s College, Research Fellow on Conspiracy and Democracy, CRASSH.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 24 May 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Revisiting Edward Carson'

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProfessor Eugenio F. Biagini, Professor of Modern and Contemporary History, Cambridge and Fellow of Sidney Sussex College .

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 17 May 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'"A Plague on Both Your Houses": coping with epidemic disease in early modern Tuscany'

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProfessor John Henderson, Fellow, Wolfson College; Professor of Italian Renaissance History, Birkbeck, University of London.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 03 May 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The propaganda of death: Italy's Fascist ossuaries of the First World War

UserHannah Malone, Lumley Junior Research Fellow, Magdalene College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 April 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Advertising the Future in Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserBianca Gaudenzi, CRA Wolfson College and Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Konstanz.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 08 March 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Antislavery and Empire: Paradoxes of Liberation in the Western Indian Ocean'

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserAssociate Professor Matthew S. Hopper, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Smuts Visiting Research Fellow in Commonwealth Studies, Wolfson College and Centre of African Studies.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 01 March 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

London in the Fog: The Artistic Response to Air Pollution

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Christine L Corton, Wolfson College Senior Member .

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Male memory, female subject: writing Jane Austen and Mary Wollstonecraft '

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserJanet Todd, Professor emerita, University of Aberdeen and Hon Fellow of Newnham College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 02 February 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Professor and the Ambassador - the Peel Commission on Palestine, 1937 and its aftermath

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserMr. George W. Liebmann, Senior Academic Visitor Wolfson College and Sir Henry Rumbold,Bt, grandson of Sir Horace Rumbold,Bt .......due.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 January 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Evolved and Evolving 'Mind' of the American South ?

This talk is open to the public, and may be podcast

UserKevin Lewis, Professor of Religious Studies, University of South Carolina and visiting fellow Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'The cultural self-fashioning of Frederick the Great'

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. Tim Blanning FBA, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 08 December 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'The Social and Cultural Translation of the Hebrew Bible in Early Modern England'

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProfessor Naomi Tadmor, Lancaster University.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Stirbitch: Performing the Vanished Polis

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr.Michael Hrebeniak, Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 24 November 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

In the steps of the crusaders: heritage, poltiics, experience

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Astrid Swenson, Brunel University London.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Telling What Happened;. Shackleton's Endurance Expedition:Narratives and Narrators

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr. Meredith Hooper, Visiting Fellow Wolfson College and Polar Institute.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 10 November 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

John Aubrey, My Own Life, an experiment in biography

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Ruth Scurr ( Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Director of Studies in Human, Social).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Moving pictures, moving stories: what archive films reveal

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Kevin Greenbank, Archivist and Administrator, CU Centre of South Asian Studies; Tutor, Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 20 October 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

‘Th’emprenting of hir consolacioun’: persuasive speech and resistant listeners in ‘The Franklin’s Tale’

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr. Alastair Bennett, Royal Holloway, University of London.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 13 October 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Metaphor

NOTE: this talk is not on the usual day/time of Humanities Society talks but on Thursday 4th June from 16.30.

UserIrving Massey, Professor (Emeritus) of English and Comparative Literature and Adjunct Professor (Emeritus) of French, University at Buffalo; former Visiting Fellow Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockThursday 04 June 2015, 16:30-19:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Transgendered Copper Mining in the Levant

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr. Laura Zucconi, Visiting Fellow Wolfson College and Associate Professor ,Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 02 June 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

George Eliot and the Religion of Favourable Chance

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProfessor Robert Koepp, Visiting Fellow Wolfson College & Illinois College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 May 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Maynard Keynes and his Whaling Adventure.

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserBjørn L. Basberg, Professor in Economic History, Norwegian School of Economics; Visiting Fellow Wolfson College and Visiting Scholar, Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 19 May 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

‘Trade (mark) wars, 1860-1920: sweatshops, the retail trade and the meaning of trade marks.’

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Jennifer Davis, Fellow, Wolfson College; Member, Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 12 May 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Churchill and the Islamic World

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Warren Dockter, Research Fellow Clare Hall.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 28 April 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Muslims under Nazi rule, 1941-1945

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr David Motadel, Research Fellow in History at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

London Bridge in the late fifteenth century: ‘comparable in itself to a little city’?

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Justin Colson, Centre for Medical History, University of Exeter.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 03 March 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Ibsen's women - on and off the stage

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Robert Amundsen, Visiting Fellow Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 17 February 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Hinduism': the challenges of a polycentric approach to shaping our world

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. Julius Lipner, Emeritus Professor of Hinduism and the Comparative Study of Religion, Fellow of Clare Hall.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 10 February 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Israel and Antisemitism

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. David Feldman, Birkbeck London, Director of the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 03 February 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The oldest illustrated book in Cambridge - a reconsideration of the St Augustine Gospels

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. Nigel Morgan, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 20 January 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

C.R.Fay: The Differences between Making History and Writing It

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserHugh Gault, biographer and independent researcher.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 02 December 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Religion and Humour: The Islamic Feast of Sacrifice in Egyptian Cartoons

This talk is open to the public

UserProfessor Gabriel M. Rosenbaum - Dept. of Arabic Language and Literature,The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Director, The Israeli Academic Center in Cairo and Visiting Fellow Wolfson College, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Does Westminster Still Represent the Westminster Model ?

UserProfessor Gerd Strohmeier Visiting Fellow Wolfson College and Technische Universität Chemnitz.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 18 November 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Technology, Tools, and Toys of Early Modern Science

This talk is open to the public, and may be podcast

UserDr Alexi Baker - CRASSH.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 11 November 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Communication in a globalised world: English is necessary but not sufficient

This talk is open to the public, and may be podcast

UserDr Nick Saville - Director of the Research and Validation Group, Cambridge English Language Assessment.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Pickwick in the Trenches: Dickens and Dickensians in the Great War

This talk is open to the public, and may be podcast

UserProfessor Jerry White - Birkbeck College, University of London.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 28 October 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'The nightingales won’t let you sleep in Platres'. Re-visiting the Greek Past

This talk is open to the public as part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas, and may be podcast

UserProf. Robin Cormack, Prof. Emeritus in the History of Art, London University.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 21 October 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Erasmus Darwin: Poet of Progress

This talk is open to the public, and may be podcast

UserDr Patricia Fara - Clare College & Department of History and Philosophy of Science .

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 14 October 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Wax, wood and narrative: the miraculous culture of Renaissance Italy

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Mary Laven, Jesus College Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 03 June 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson Press Fellowship

Press Seminar: In the Name of the People

UserLara Pawson, Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 28 May 2014, 17:30-19:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Un-Righteous Neutrality: Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War, 1914-1917

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. J.Lee Thompson, Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 27 May 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Climate Change and Conspiracy Theory

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast.

UserProf. David Runciman, POLIS & Trinity Hall.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 20 May 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Further Thoughts on the Undivided Past

This talk is public and may be podcast

UserProfessor Sir David Cannadine, Princeton and School of Advanced Studies, University of London.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 13 May 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Intellectual Societies: Intimacy and Knowledge in the 19th Century

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. Bill Lubenow Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College & The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 06 May 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Fidgets, Scoundrels and Mummy's Boys: Performing Masculinity in the Victorian House of Commons

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Ben Griffin, Girton College, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 11 March 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Rogue Judges - Rebels or Reformers? The Case of Sir Henry McCardie

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. Tony Lentin, Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 04 March 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Neoliberalism, Socialism, and the Politics of Knowledge

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Suvi Salmenniemi, University of Turku and CRASSH.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The First Bohemians: the Artists of Eighteenth-Century Covent Garden

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. Vic Gatrell, Fellow of Gonville and Caius College Cambridge and Emeritus Professor of Modern British History, University of Essex .

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'The True Function of Education'

This talk is open to the public, and may be podcast

UserPhilip Allott, Emeritus Professor of International Public Law, Fellow of Trinity College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Reform, Revolution, Reaction. Land and the indigenous question in Allende's Chile.

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr. Dan Carter, Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 04 February 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Looking Inside the Box, Thinking Outside the Box: Exhibiting Fiji in Cambridge

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Lucie Carreau, Cambridge Museum of Archeology and Anthropology .

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 28 January 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Spectators at the Print Shop Window: Caricature and the Rhetoric of the Gaze

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr David Taylor, Toronto University & Visiting Fellow CRASSH.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 21 January 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Planning for Survival in the Cold War

This talk is open to the public

UserDr Donald Wilson, Emeritus Fellow, Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 03 December 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Mermaids, Cables and the Deep Sea: the telegraphic imagery in the 19th century

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserClare Pettitt, Professor of Victorian Literature and Culture, Kings College London.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 November 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Visions of Power

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast.

UserProf. Chris Clark, Faculty of History and St. Catherine's College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 19 November 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Calories and Corsets: 2000 years of diets and dieting

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast.

UserLouise Foxcroft.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Feudalism in the Medieval West: ‘The Tyranny of a Construct’

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Magnus Ryan (Peterhouse College and History Faculty).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 05 November 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Ideological Ends of British Imperialism: Decolonisation and the ‘Federal Moment’

This talk is open to the public as part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas. It may be podcast.

UserDr Michael Collins, Lecturer in History, UCL.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 29 October 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Energy and the industrial revolution: opening Pandora's box

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. Sir Tony Wrigley, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 22 October 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Arts and Humanities Today: Re-framing the ‘value’ debate

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast.

UserDr Anna Upchurch, Leeds University.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Sappho, Lincoln, & the American Senate: Picturing Female Desire in the 19th Century

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast. This is the last talk of the term.

UserProf. Simon Goldhill Kings College and Director of CRASSH.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 11 June 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Zimbabwe since Independence

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. David Maxwell (Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Faculty of History and Emmanuel College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 28 May 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Culture, Politics, identity: how we know who we think we are

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProfessor Bruce Berman, Smuts Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 21 May 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Some English Scholars in Aleppo,1620-1760

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr.Simon Mills (Wolfson College and CRASSH).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 14 May 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Coin Finds and History in Cambridge

This talk is open to the public

UserDr Martin Allen (Fitzwilliam Museum and Wolfson College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 07 May 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Architecture & Design in Medieval Morocco: the building strategies of the Marinid sultans

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr. Amira Bennison (Magdalene College & faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 30 April 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Art, Empire, and Revolution: the Lives of Constance and Casimir Markievicz

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Lauren Arrington CRASSH and Liverpool University.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Islanded: the British Empire and Sri Lanka

This talk is open to the public

UserSujit Sivasundaram (Gonville and Caius College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Aftermath of War: Iraq Ten Years On

This talk is open to the public

UserDr. Glen Rangwala (Trinity College and POLIS).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 19 February 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Best Seat in the House: viewing Greek history through its theatre

This talk is open to the public

UserDr Michael C. Scott ( Darwin College, Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 12 February 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Brains, Science, and Human Nature

Joint seminar with the Wolfson College Humanities Society

UserProf Simon Blackburn, Trinity College and UNC Chapel Hill.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 05 February 2013, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Brains, Science, and Human Nature

This talk is open to the public

UserProfessor Simon Blackburn (Fellow of Trinity College and research professor UNC Chapel Hill).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 05 February 2013, 17:45-19:15

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Historicising Islamic Extremism in the Punjab

UserDr. Tahir Kamran (Visiting Fellow Wolfson College and Centre of South Asian Studies).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2013, 17:45-19:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Historicising Islamic Extremism in the Punjab

This talk is open to the public

UserDr. Tahir Kamran (Visiting Fellow Wolfson College and Centre of South Asian Studies).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

What is Legal Philosophy?

This talk is open to the public

UserProfessor Matthew Kramer (Faculty of Law, Churchill College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 27 November 2012, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The Great Ink Crisis

UserProfessor Rick Mitchell, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 23 November 2012, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Digital Affordances: some implications for the Humanities

This talk, and all of Wolfson Humanities Society talks are open to the public

UserProfessor John Naughton (Vice-President and Director of the Press Fellowship, Wolfson College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 20 November 2012, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Merchants of Culture: the Making of Bestsellers

This talk, and all of Wolfson Humanities Society talks are open to the public

UserProfessor John B Thompson (Department of Sociology, Fellow of Jesus College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 13 November 2012, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Markets and Merchants in early China

UserProfessor Roel Sterckx, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Clare College .

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 06 November 2012, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Semantics of Peace in Early Modern England

UserDr Phil Withington, Christ's College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 12 June 2012, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

"Filled with Dissenters?" Cambridgeshire religion in 1851

UserProf David Thompson, Emeritus Professor of Modern Church History.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 05 June 2012, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Politics of Austerity

UserProf Andrew Gamble, POLIS.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 22 May 2012, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The History of Racism

UserProfessor Francisco Bethencourt, King's College, London.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 28 February 2012, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Foreign policy, fear, and civil society

UserProf Christopher Hill, POLIS.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 31 January 2012, 17:45-19:15

Cambridge Countercultural Studies Research Group

The Bad Trip: Neo-Psychedelic Art and the 'End of the Sixties'.

UserDr. James Riley, Junior Research Fellow in English, Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 11 November 2011, 16:00-18:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Russia's Cold War

UserProf Jonathan Haslam, Corpus Christi College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 08 November 2011, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Mozart and three Emperors

UserProf Derek Beales, Sidney Sussex College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 01 November 2011, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

History and the Financial Crisis

UserProf Martin Daunton, Trinity Hall.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 18 October 2011, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Wallace Stevens: Melodics of *Harmonium*

UserProfessor Simon Jarvis, Faculty of English.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 07 June 2011, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

South Asian histories of citizenship

UserDr Joya Chatterjii, Trinity College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 April 2011, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Who were the French revolutionaries?

UserProfessor William Doyle, Bristol.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 15 February 2011, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Death in Florence: the impact of plague in early modern Italy

UserProf John Henderson, Birkbeck College and Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 08 February 2011, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

How to write the history of the Persian Empire

UserProf Thomas Harrison, University of Liverpool.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 01 February 2011, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Fiction as History

UserProf John Hatcher, Corpus Christi.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 23 November 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Reactions to Neo-Nazi violence in Russia

UserProfessor Caroline Humphrey, King's College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 09 November 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Why is the Enlightenment so difficult to define?

UserProf. John Robertson, Clare College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 02 November 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Views of War, 1914 and 1939

UserDr Zara Steiner, Murray Edwards College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 19 October 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Louisa Catherine Adams: Travel, Narrative, and Gender

UserProfessor Michael O'Brien, Jesus College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 01 June 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Social Mobility in Modern Britain: Myths and Realities

UserProfessor Peter Mandler, Gonville and Caius College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 11 May 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Cultural politics of electioneering

UserDr Jon Lawrence, Emmanuel College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 04 May 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Uses of Memory in the Early Middle Ages

UserProf Rosamond McKitterick, Sidney Sussex College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 23 February 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Reformation of the Landscape: Religion, Identity and Memory in Early Modern Britain and Ireland

UserProf Alexandra Walsham, Exeter (newly appointed Professor of Modern European History, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 January 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Triumph of Music

UserProfessor Tim Blanning, Sidney Sussex, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 10 November 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Reflections on "Reflections on Cambridge"

UserProf Alan Macfarlane, King's College, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Serbia and the Outbreak of War in 1914

UserProf Chris Clark, St Catherine's College, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 06 October 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The naturalisation of reason in the seventeenth century: origins and consequences

Chair: Dr David Adams

UserDr. Richard Serjeantson, Trinity College, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 May 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Crown and Nobility in Late Medieval England

Chair: Dr Max Lieberman

UserProf Christine Carpenter.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 05 May 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

TBC

Chair: Dr David Gange

UserProfessor Simon Goldhill.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 28 April 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

"How to Write the History of the Mediterranean"

Chair: Dr Max Lieberman

UserProfessor David Abulafia.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Missing Links: the Church of England and the Rhineland Palatinate 1565-1642'

Chair: Dr David Adams

UserProfessor Anthony Milton, University of Sheffield.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 24 February 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

"La Semaine Sanglante, 1871: a revision"

Chair: Dr Isabel DiVanna

UserProfessor Robert Tombs.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 17 February 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Rousseau's JULIE: The Unread Best-Seller of the Eighteenth Century

Chair: Dr Carolina Armenteros

UserProfessor Timothy O'Hagan.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 27 January 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Rousseau's Second Discourse: Between Stoicism and Epicureanism

Chair: Dr Carolina Armenteros

UserDr Christopher Brooke.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2008, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Milton's angels

Chair: Dr David Adams

UserProfessor Joad Raymond.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 11 November 2008, 17:45-19:15

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