The Consumption of Culture – A Global History

Global History seminar Frank Trentmann (Birkbeck) 17 March 2010 The Consumption of Culture – A Global History This is a guest post by Bianca Harrisskitt, one of IHR Digital’s interns from the University of Leicester. The growth of consumerism is a topic that seems to...

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. ...

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...