History Seminar Series 2010 Semester 2

History Seminar Series

School of Humanities and Social Science,
The University of Newcastle

2010, Semester 2

Held in the Cultural Collections (near the Information Desk)
Level 2, Auchmuty Library, Callaghan Campus

Please note changes of starting time, to allow for speaker’s travel times.

Friday 6th August, 10am. Kyle Harvey, History and Politics, Macquarie University
Prayer or protest?: Fasting, nonviolence, and anti-nuclear activism in the United States

Friday 20th August, 10am. Professor Clarence E. Walker, History, University of California (Davis)
“We Can’t Go Home Again: An Argument Against Afrocentrism”.

Monday 30th August, 10am Dr Rebecca Rist, History, University of Reading
‘From “Sicut” to “Turbato”: Popes and Jews in the Central Middle Ages – a Re-assessment’. Please note change of day for this seminar only.

Friday 10th September, 10am, SPECIAL HISTORY WEEK PRESENTATION– Associate Professor Philip Dwyer, University of Newcastle.
The Return of the Mummy: Napoleon’s Funeral, Public Opinion, and the July Monarchy

October 15th, 11am. Richard White, History, University of Sydney
The cooee’s career in English Literature’

October 29th, 10am, Troy Duncan, History, University of Newcastle
Francis de Witt Batty: advocate of the Middle Way and custodian of Empire

Staff, Postgraduates, Honours Students and Friends of History Welcome
Please contact lisa.featherstone@newcastle.edu.au with any queries.

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