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Newberry Seminar in British History

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The Newberry Seminar in British History brings scholars and students from Chicagoland institutions together to discuss their ongoing research in a workshop format. It is open to graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty at any stage of their careers. Seminar sessions are held on Fridays from 3 - 5 pm at the Newberry, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago. Please consult the bulletin board in the lobby on the day of the seminar for the room location.

The seminar is co-sponsored by the history department at Northwestern University, the Nicholson Center for British Studies at the University of Chicago, and the Irish Studies program at DePaul University.

Deborah Cohen, Northwestern University, and Fredrik Jonsson, University of Chicago, are the coordinators for the 2015-2016 seminar.

To attend, please read our Registration Information. Sign up to receive email updates about this seminar. View our flyer for the complete schedule in PDF form.

Upcoming Events

Friday, October 28, 2016
Seminar in British History
Catholics, Conformity and Conversion in Early Modern Scotland, 1560-1650 Ryan Burns, Northwestern University
Friday, November 18, 2016
Seminar in British History
Of Lives and Landscapes: Britain’s 1939 Generation and the Great War Emily Curtis Walter, Northwestern University
Friday, February 10, 2017
Seminar in British History
Winter Wonders: Explaining Hard Frosts in Early Modern England Will Cavert, University of St. Thomas
Friday, April 28, 2017
Seminar in British History
Roads and Regulations at the Edge of the Empire Kyle Gardner, University of Chicago