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The Centre for Imperial and Global History runs a seminar series each term, as well as occasional workshops. A list of upcoming seminars is displayed below.

Spring 2023 

All seminars take place on Wednesdays 3.30pm-5.00pm in person and online: links to join remotely will be sent, along with abstracts, a week in advance of each seminar to the CIGH mailing list. To be added, please email

Our past seminars are also available to browse.

DateLocationSpeaker Title
WEDNESDAY 25 JANUARY Amory B218 Lu Chen, Sebastian Fonseca, & Andrea Espinoza Carvajal

Retelling Global Histories of Health: a panel discussion with Connecting3Worlds postdoctoral researchers

Co-hosted with the Centre for Medical History


Postponed due to industrial action

Seminar Room 2, The Forum

Kim Wagner | Queen Mary, University of London

‘“The most illuminating thing I have ever seen”: Photography, Violence and the Bud Dajo Massacre of 1906’

Co-hosted with the Centre for Histories of Violence and Conflict


Postponed due to industrial action

Pearson Teaching Room, Building:One Nathaniel Adam Tobias Coleman “Gay Lesson One: Section 28 was an anti-black law”

WEDNESDAY 8 MARCH Pearson Teaching Room, Building:One Remi Rana Allen | University of the Arts, London

“Recovering Indian Women’s Histories through Creative Practice and Interdisciplinary Research: The Murder Trial of Gurnam Kaur” – Research in Conversation: Remi Rana Allen in conversation with Prof Stacey Hynd

Co-hosted with Art History and Visual Culture


Postponed due to industrial action

Amory B218

Margot Tudor, Catriona Pennell, & Thomas Owen

“Reckoning with responsibility: the Mesopotamia Commission into British military failings during a moment of imperial transformation, 1916-1919”
WEDNESDAY 29 MARCH Amory B218 PGR Upgrades


Join us as post-graduate researchers working on Imperial and Global History at Exeter share their work in progress.