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Pick your poison: insecticides and locust control in colonial Kenya

Wednesday 22 January 2020, 1.00PM

Speaker(s): Sabine Clarke (York)

Department of History Research Seminars, Spring 2020

Sabine Clarke will speak on 'Pick your poison: insecticides and locust control in colonial Kenya.'

Everyone is welcome to attend this free event - no tickets are required. Please contact the convenor of the series Sethina Watson or Events Administrator Sarah Hall with any questions.

This event is part of the Department of History's Spring 2020 research seminar series. The department runs a lively and diverse programme of seminars during the Autumn and Spring term each year. Seminars starting at 1pm will be held in the Vanbrugh Senior Common Room, those starting at 17:30 will be held in V/N/123.

Full programme for this season:

15 January 
(week 2)
17:30, V/N/123

Mezna Qato - School Daze: Palestinian educations after defeat, 1948 -1967

22 January
(week 3)
13:00, Vanbrugh SCR

Sabine Clarke - Pick your poison: insecticides and locust control in colonial Kenya

29 January
(week 4)
17:30, V/N/123

Christienna Fryar - The constitutional politics of asylum provision in postemancipation Jamaica

5 February 
(week 5)
13:00, Vanbrugh SCR

Tim Riding - “Burying our Money in Stone Walls”: Fortification and the East India Company, c. 1690–1740

12 February
(week 6)
17:30, V/N/123

Justine Trombley - Hunting the Heretic Book: Inquisition and Condemned Texts in the Late Middle Ages

19 February
(week 7)
17:30, V/N/123

Andrew Rotter - “Olfactory Empire: Smell and the Other in Imperial India and the Philippines"

26 February
(week 8) 
17:30, V/N/123

Marie Legendre - Perceptions of administrative violence in the early Islamic empire

4 March 
(week 9)
13:00, Vanbrugh SCR

Tatyana Zhukova - 'A "great present" for the Tsar: The English carriage in Anglo-Muscovite diplomacy of 1604'

Location: Vanbrugh Senior Common Room (Vanbrugh College), University of York

Admission: Free to attend, all are welcome