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Centre for the Study of the Body and Material Culture

 

Seminar Series 2013-14

Travel: Bodies and Objects in Motion

 

CSBMCseminar

Convenors: Sandra Cavallo, Jane Hamlett, Stella Moss, Weipin Tsai

Seminar co-ordinator: Charlotte Brown

Seminars will take place at Royal Holloway, 11 Bedford Square, on Wednesdays at 5pm.

 

2013

23 October  Giorgio Riello and Anne Gerritsen (Warwick),‘Spaces of Global Interactions: The Material Landscapes of Global History’ Listen online here.

13 November, Ruth Livesey (RHUL), 'Dickens and America: Transport and the Making of Place in the 1840s'

11 December, Aaron Moore (Manchester), 'Physical Dimensions of Self: Diaries and Self-Discipline in East Asian Armies, 1937-1945'

 

2014

29 January, Carl Thompson (Nottingham Trent), 'Gender and the Romanticization of Travel Writing; Maria Graham's Journal of a Residence in Chile'

26 February, joint session on letters: Charlotte Brown (RHUL)  'The Objects of Men’s Affections in their Letters Home 1760-1830'; Weipin Tsai (RHUL), ‘‘'Bright is the Moon over my Home Village: the Family Letters of Chinese Merchants in Late Qing China'.

12 March, Ann Massey (Middlesex), ‘Bodies at sea: Colonial Discourses and Ocean Liner Design’.

ALL WELCOME!

If you are coming from outside RHUL please notify Charlotte Brown: charlotte.brown.2010@live.rhul.ac.uk  in advance so that we can let security at Bedford Square know that you are coming.

 

   
 
 
 

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