Events

Current and past seminars and events from the Regional History Centre.

In partnership with M Shed, the Regional History Centre runs a monthly evening research seminar at M Shed, Bristol. Seminars are normally on the third Thursday of each month but please refer to the programme for variations.

Forthcoming events

Ruins, ruin lust, and risk

Date: 21 January 2021
Venue: Online, hosted on Zoom

This is a UWE Bristol Regional History Centre talk in partnership with M Shed Seminar Series. Join speaker, Dr Corinna Wagner, Associate Professor of Literature and Visual Culture at the University of Exeter, in this illustrated talk to look at various sites of ruin and trace a course through Romantic ruinenlust, Victorian neo-gothic buildings, and postmodern 'traumascapes'.

Murder on the Middle Passage: The trial of Captain Kimber

Date: 28 January 2021
Venue: Online, hosted on Zoom

This is a UWE Bristol Regional History Centre talk in partnership with M Shed Seminar Series. Join speaker, Professor Nicholas Rogers, Distinguished Professor in History at York University, Toronto, in this talk which traces the career path of the Captain, the circumstances of the enslaved woman's death and the drama of the trial.

Past events