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Department takes part in BBC History Weekend

Posted on 10 November 2017

PhD students from the Department of History are taking part in the BBC's History Weekend event.

The event, which will take place between the 24-26 November, will take place at the Yorkshire Museum and the Hospitium and will include a host of talks by PhD students from the Department. Details of the talks which are part of the History Bites sessions can be found below.

Time Speaker Title
11:10-11:20 (Sat) Sophie Vohra The World’s First Railway? The Commemorations of the Stockton and Darlington Railway in the Nineteen and Twentieth Centuries
13:30 – 13:40 (Sat) Ben Walker Kenneth Stacey Morris: A Maverick Medic in the Gold Coast, 1928-1953
15:10 – 15:20 (Sat) Catherine-Rose Hailstone Gregory of Tours: a real Game of Thrones
17:00 – 17:10 (Sat) Devin Dattan The Role of the Adventurer in Victorian Society
11:40-11:50 (Sun) Josh King A Hop, Hobble and a Stump: Amputation & Artificial Limbs in England’s Long Eighteenth Century
13:40-13:50 (Sun) Robert Smith What good is praise? Flattery, Politics and Charlemagne’s successors
15:10-15:20 (Sun) Tom Lennon ‘Freedom is what we must have’: African-American resistance to racial violence in North Carolina, 1918-1942.

For further details and to book, please visit the History Weekend website.

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