Public Lectures and Workshops
Embers of Empire has hosted the following research events during the course of the project period.
PhD seminar: Re-Ordering Empire
25 February 2016
The Embers of Empire group attends the PhD seminar 'Re-Ordering Empire' in the Department of History, University of Tübingen, 25-26 February 2016.
PhD defence: Ezekiel Mercau, "Empire Redux: The Falklands war and the End of Greater Britain"
15 January 2016 kl. 13:00
Ezekiel Mercau will defend his PhD thesis "Empire Redux: The Falklands war and the End of Greater Britain". The defence is on Friday 15 January 2016 1pm, room 22.0.11, Copenhagen University KUA1.
Examining Committee: Prof. Morten Heiberg (Copenhagen), Prof. Sarah Stockwell (King's College London), Prof. Richard Toye (Exeter). Read more
The Anti-imperialism of Joseph Conrad
06 May 2015 kl. 10.00
Guest lecture by Professor Maya Jasanoff, Havard University.
Maya Jasanoff is Professor of History, Harvard University, and a world leading expert on the history of modern Britain and the British Empire.
Professor Jasanoff is currently writing a book on "The Worlds of Joseph Conrad," which uses Conrad's life and fiction to provide a transcontinental history of the world c. 1900. Read more
Life Writing After Empire
03 May 2015
In May 2015, Embers of Empire organised a workshop on the theme of 'Life Writing After Empire'. Read more
Workshop: ‘Violence and the Global Historical Event: Amritsar, Sharpeville, the Congo Crisis’
27 February 2015 kl. 13.00
Please join us for this workshop on violent events in global history.
Kim Wagner (Queen Mary, London): Amritsar
Saul Dubow (Queen Mary, London): Sharpeville
Christian Damm Pedersen (KU): the Congo Crisis Read more
25-27 June, 2014
In June 2014, Embers of Empire organised a workshop on the theme of 'Post-Imperial Britain'. Participants: Sarah Stockwell, Richard Toye, Luke Blaxill, Harshan Kumarasingham, Camilla Schofield, Jordanna Bailkin and Javed Majeed.
Public lecture with Caroline Elkins on Mau Mau on Trial: History, Law and Memories of Empire
07 May 2014 kl. 10:15
Public lecture on Mau Mau on Trial: History, Law, and Memories of Empire with Caroline Elkins (Harvard) Read more
Empire and the Borders of Danish History
10 April 2014 kl. 10:15
Workshop on Empire and the Borders of Danish History Read more
Seminar with Bill Schwarz and Stephen Howe on The Left and Right of the End of Empire
09 April 2014 kl. 15:15
Seminar with Bill Schwarz and Stephen Howe on The Left and Right of the End of Empire Read more
Global Europe - Problems and Perspectives
02 April 2014 kl. 13
Global Europe - Problems and Perspectives. Seminar with Morten Heiberg and Stuart Ward Read more
Public lecture with John M. MacKenzie on The British Empire - Ramshackle or Rampaging?
24 March 2014 kl. 11:15
Public lecture with John M. MacKenzie on The British Empire - Ramshackle or Rampaging? Read more
The United Kingdom & the Future of Scotland
14 March 2014 kl. 14.00
In September 2014, Scotland will make a profoundly important choice about its future: whether to remain a part of the United Kingdom or leave to become an independent state. Secretary Carmichael will make the case for why it is in Scotland’s interests to remain in the UK and how the UK delivers for Scotland at an international level. Read more
Public lecture on Humanitarianism on Trial: Aid, Development and Decolonization with Andrew S. Thompson
26 February 2014 kl. 10:15
Public lecture on Humanitarianism on Trial: Aid, Development and Decolonization with Andrew S. Thompson Read more
Seminar with Peter Harder on The Meaning of Britishness and the End of Empire
23 October 2013 kl. 15.15
Seminar with Peter Harder on "The meaning of Britishness and the end of empire: a non-deconstructive look at the role of semantics in history". Read more
Ward: Third EURECO Distinguished Lecture 2013 on "Learning to in Europe, as mere Europeans".
08 October 2013 kl. 3pm
Third EURECO Distinguished Lecture 2013 with Stuart Ward on “Learning to Live in Europe, as Mere Europeans: The European Provenance of Decolonization”. Read more
22 June-26 June 2013
In June 2013, Embers of Empire organised a workshop on the theme of 'After Empire'. Participants: Stephen Howe, Bill Schwarz, James Belich, Elizabeth Buettner and Andreas Eckert.
Seminar on Stranded Britons: Hong Kong and Falkland Islanders at Empire's End with Mark Hampton and Ezequiel Mercau
11 April 2013 kl. 9:15
Seminar on Stranded Britons: Hong Kong and Falkland Islanders with Mark Hampton (Lingnan) and Ezequiel Mercau (Copenhagen). Read more
Seminar on Writing Imperial History After Empire with John Darwin & Andrew S. Thompson
28 February 2013 kl. 9:15
Seminar on writing imperial history after empire with John Darwin (Oxford) and Andrew S. Thompson (Exeter). Read more
Public lecture with John Darwin on Decolonization
27 February 2013 kl. 10:00
Public lecture with John Darwin (Oxford) on Decolonization Read more
Seminar on Empire and Metropolitan Societies in Britain
30 January 2013 kl. 13:00
Seminar on Empire and Metropolitan Societies in Britain with Stuart Ward and Christian Damm Pedersen Read more