History Graduate Association Research Symposium

Conference/Symposium | January 26 | 1-5 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

 Sara Friedman; John Handel; Pawel Koscielny; Christopher Lawson; Helen Miney; Derek K. O'Leary; Lois Rosson; Mustafa Yildiz

 Department of History, History Graduate Association (HGA)

At this inaugural symposium, history graduate students will deliver 15-20 minute presentations on aspects of their current research, spanning several geographical and chronological fields. A brief Q&A session will follow each presentation.

Presentations will include:

Sara Friedman, Anders als die Andern: Construction of a Scandal

John Handel, The Archive of Finance: A Cultural History of the Stock Price Index in the Victorian Press

Pawel Koscielny, The Names of the Dead and a New Messianism: The Cultural Tactics of Polish Populism

Christopher Lawson, Proud to be an Oldhamer: Immigrant Communities and Civic Identity in Britain’s Deindustrialised Cities, 1960s–90s

Helen Miney, A Family Affair: the Venezuelan State and the Genealogy of the Nation

Derek O'Leary, The Viking and Argentine on Comm. Ave., Atlantic Fantasies, and New England Monumental History

Lois Rosson, America's Thirty-Billion Dollar Swindle: Science Denial and the Apollo XI Moon Landing

Mustafa Yildiz, Demetrios Kydones in Defense of the Catholic Church: Philosophical Influences of a 14th-century Byzantine Apology

 All Audiences

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