Reshaping the past: the lingering colonial present

Imperial and World History seminar 15 October 2012 Tom Bentley (University of Sussex) Reshaping the past: the lingering colonial present This podcast is about 20 minutes long. Violence is a driving force of colonialism, but it is not the only narrative available. ...

Churchill’s Empire: The world that made him and the world he made

Hello all.  Just a brief abstract today from the Franco-British history seminar.  For the last few weeks updates to the blog and History SPOT has been a little on and off due to a busy couple of weeks here at the IHR and due to the fact that we had finally caught up...

SPOT Newsletter: 19 January 2012: Views of Imperial History

Today we have two abstracts from the Franco-British History seminar held at the Sorbonne, France.  Both sessions look at Empire, in particular the British Empire in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.  However, there the similarities end.  The first paper...