Burdens: Writing British history after 1945
April 13–14, 2012
3335 Dwinelle Hall, University of California, Berkeley
Registration is now open for Burdens: Writing British history after 1945. This graduate conference brings together presenters from the US and the UK to share innovative new work on late-twentieth century Britain and open up conversation on writing British history after 1945. The conference presents 4 thematically-organized panels: Post-empire, post-nation?; Against decline: Looking to the past, imagining the future; Social identities and civil society; and The Politics of Social solidarity. Commentators include: Jordanna Bailkin, Becky Conekin, Claire Langhamer, Thomas Metcalf, Guy Ortolano, Gautam Premnath, Jim Tomlinson, and James Vernon.
Registration is free and open to the public. To see the full program, for more information, and to register, please visit: burdensconference.blogspot.com.
Burdens is organized by Radhika Natarajan and Tehila Sasson. It is sponsored by the Berkeley Center for British Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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