Seminars 2014

Semester 2, 2014

Fridays, 12-1pm, Faculty Seminar Room.
Room E561, Building 11, Clayton campus

August 8
Gregory M. Pflugfelder (Columbia University)
The penis and modern warfare: combating venereal disease in military forces

August 15
Michael Hau (Monash University)
Foundations of meritocracy? Engineering performance and merit through education reform in West Germany

August 22
Clare Monagle (Monash University)
Gendering scholastic thought: methodological reflections

August 29
Seamus O’Hanlon (Monash University) & Rachel Stevens (Monash University)
A nation of immigrants or a nation of immigrant cities? The urban context of Australian multiculturalism, 1947-2011

September 5
Evangelina Anagnostou-Laoutides (Monash University)
Luxuria and homosexuality in pagan Rome and the early Christian tradition

September 12
Steven J. Zipperstein (Stanford University)
Constructing a cultural history of Russian Jewry at the turn of the twentieth century: reflections on the making of a book

September 19
Michael Roper (University of Essex)

September 26
Ema Hresanova (University of West Bohemia)
The psychoprophylactic method of painless childbirth in socialist Czechoslovakia: from state propaganda to the activism of enthusiasts

October 10
Megan Cassidy-Welch (Monash University)
Battlefields of memory: remembering war in thirteenth-century Britain

October 24
Michael Frisch (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
Portraits of deindustrialization: photographs, voices, and multimedia methodology in urban history

*no seminars on August 1 and October 17 due to history staff meetings. No seminar on October 3 due to mid-semester break.

Enquiries to the convenor, Tim Verhoeven