BECC Spring Programme 2024

Thursday 1 February, 5-6.30pm, Arts 224 (Danford Room) Matthew McCormack (Northampton), “Shoes from Northampton, Buckles from Birmingham, and Men from the Long Eighteenth Century“ This event is sponsored by the Centre for Midlands History and Cultures . Wednesday 14 February, 1-3pm, Aston Webb Main Lecture Theatre (C-Block) Nathan Perl-Rosenthal (University of Southern California), “The Age … Continue reading “BECC Spring Programme 2024”

Autumn Programme

11 October, 5-7pm, Cadbury Research Library: Launch of Rebecca Whitely, Birth Figures: Early Modern Prints and the Pregnant Body. A brief introduction to the book and conversation between Rebecca and Dr Elizabeth L’Estrange will be followed by a chance to examine some early modern midwifery books held in the collections of the Cadbury Research Library. At 6pm … Continue reading “Autumn Programme”

Spring Programme of Events

Wednesday 15 March, 2-3.30pm How Global Was the Age of Revolutions? Co-sponsored with the Birmingham Research Institute for History and Cultures (BRIHC), this online roundtable features world-leading scholars, including Sujit Sivasundaram (Cambridge) and Joanna Innes (Oxford), in discussion on the late eighteenth century’s global turn. Please follow the link to register online for this event. *** … Continue reading “Spring Programme of Events”