The Spring Term History Department Seminar Programme at the University of York includes a number of papers which may be of interest to members of the list. Seminars are on Thursdays at 4.30pm.

17th January Monica Saveedra, University of York
‘Rice Fields, Mosquitoes and Shakes: Malaria Stories in Portugal’

24th January Jon Wilson, Kings College
‘Rethinking the Conquest of India’

31st January Lisa Peschel, University of York
‘Holocaust Survivors in Postwar Czechslovakia: their Testimony on the Cultural Life of the Terezin Ghetto’

7th February Paul Williams, University of Exeter
‘Art Spiegelman, J. B. Rund, and ‘Adult Comics’ in the 1970s’

14th February Rob Dale, Kings College
‘A great Augean stable washed clean’ – Bolshevik Power, Public Opinion and the Aftermath of the September 1924 Leningrad Flood’

21st February Darren Wagner, University of York
‘A Delicate Issue: Sensibility and Sexuality in Eighteenth-Century British Medicine and Literature.’

28th February Michael Weatherburn, Imperial College
To be held in AEW/102
‘The Best and Fullest Use of Human Power’: Seebohm Rowntree, Scientific Management, and the interwar Cocoa Works at York’

7th March Tomoko Kitigawa, Joseph Needham Research Institute, University of Cambridge
‘The Ethics of the Lady Samurai in Warring States Japan’

Seminar meets Thursdays at 4.30pm in the Berrick Saul Tree House (except 28th February which is in AEW/102) with refreshments available from 4.00pm.
For further information contact Sabine Clarke [email protected]