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Events in 2019-20

Creative Responses to COVID-19

Monday 29 June 2020

Exhibition of creative responses to the pandemic

Pandemic, Crisis, and Modern Studies

Friday 12 June 2020

A Twitter conference organised by Countervoices, the CModS postgraduate forum

Poetic Cinema, Music in Tone Languages, and Baroque Cyberspace

Monday 8 June 2020

The third virtual session of the Countervoices PG Forum Summer Series

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Thursday 4 June 2020

Interested in the MA in Culture and Thought after 1945? Chat with us and find out more!

Eat the Rich, Sherlock Holmes, and Energy Transitions

Monday 25 May 2020

The second virtual session of the Countervoices PG Forum Summer Series.

Linguistic Landscape, Loving Machine, and Visual Poetry in the Modern Age

Thursday 30 April 2020

The first virtual session in the summer series of the Centre for Modern Studies' Countervoices postgraduate forum

Threshold, Boundary, and Crossover in Fantasy

Thursday 12 March 2020

A two-day, multi-disciplinary workshop dedicated to exploring fantasy.

Prisoners of war, diplomacy and international humanitarian law in the Second World War

Thursday 30 January 2020

Part of the War and Captivity in Modern Conflicts research strand

Countervoices Spring Series

Thursday 30 January 2020

The first session in the CModS postgraduate forum Spring series

Reactionary Patriots and European Romance: Aspects of Medievalism in Early Victorian Wales

Tuesday 28 January 2020

Medievalism and Imperial Modernity research strand seminar with Huw Pryce (Professor of Welsh History at Bangor University, Wales)

Skipton’s First World War Prisoner-of War Camp

Friday 17 January 2020

Part of the War and Captivity in Modern Conflicts research strand

Writing Together (a workshop)

Thursday 16 January 2020

Workshop exploring ethics and practice of writing collaboration as theatre, fiction, poetry

Memory, Modernity and L’ancien regime: the Swedish Nobility 1866-1974 as a Case Study

Thursday 31 October 2019

Research Seminar by Magnus Bergman (PhD student in History at Malmö University, Sweden, and currently visiting scholar in the Department of History at York)

Art + Research (a workshop)

Wednesday 30 October 2019

With Ugandan photographer JIM JOEL

Public Art - a conversation

Monday 28 October 2019

A discussion about public art and interactive happenings

The society of prisoners: Anglo-French wars and incarceration in the eighteenth century

Tuesday 22 October 2019

Dr Renaud Morieux presents a talk on the detention of prisoners of war in the eighteenth century.