Invitation - Stories of the Sea: Virtual Academic Roundtable

Academic Roundtable - Stories of the Sea: Bridging the Gap

2nd December, 5.30–7pm, online, free.

This academic roundtable is an opportunity for curators, researchers and cultural practitioners to explore compelling examples of maritime interpretation and consider ways to bring sea stories to life in engaging, critical and meaningful ways.

The roundtable is convened as part of the NLHF Our Museum project, aiming to co-create brand-new maritime galleries at Poole Museum.

Speakers include:

Cholera and Meiji Japan: Invitation to a Zoom lecture at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Dear colleagues,

The Department of Asian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem would like to invite you to a the Zoom lecture of Prof. Harald Fuess, Heidelberg University, on "Cholera and Meiji Japan: Medical Knowledge, International Relations and the Qarantine System", Wednesday, 2 December, 2020, 16:30 pm Israeli time, 9:30 am U.S. eastern time. Like all lectures in our departmental series, Prof. Fuess' talk will be held in English and no registration is required.

For more details on the event and a Zoom link:

'Mobilisation for Hate? Visions of society and small steps towards violence'- Dec 2nd, 5:30pm

This webinar, co-hosted by the UCL 'Compromised Identities' project and HOPE not Hate, will bring together experts on contemporary and historic racialised violence to explore changes and continuities in extremism - from the Third Reich to today.

Speakers will probe the relations between collective violence and the socio-political contexts that facilitate it, examining the ways in which participation in collective violence has developed both historically and today.

Enslaved Women, Work, and America's Domestic Slave Trade: A Conversation with Alexandra Finley, Wed. Dec. 3 @ 4:00 pm ET

Join the editors of the Journal of the Civil War Era for a book discussion with Dr. Alexandra Finley, author of An Intimate Economy: Enslaved Women, Work, and America's Domestic Slave Trade (UNC Press, 2020).  Wed. Dec. 3 @ 4 pm Eastern.

Free and open to all. Register here: https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gPhedr_1QKeSM8oJWziw0w

Enslaved Women, Work, and America's Domestic Slave Trade: A Conversation with Alexandra Finley, Wed. Dec. 3 @ 4:00 pm ET

Join the editors of the Journal of the Civil War Era for a book discussion with Dr. Alexandra Finley, author of An Intimate Economy: Enslaved Women, Work, and America's Domestic Slave Trade (UNC Press, 2020).  Wed. Dec. 3 @ 4 pm Eastern.

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