Seminar Series Spring 2015
Thursday 05 February, 2015
Sophie Cooper, University of Edinburgh
'The Silent Irish Diaspora? Respectability and Irishness in Melbourne, 1850-1880'
Ian McGhee, University of Glasgow
'John Galt - Building an Empire'
Thursday 26 February, 2015
Shannon Rollins, Edinburgh College of Art/ University of Edinburgh
'Issues of Agency in Subculture: The Uncanny Universe of Steampunk Makery'
Katie Murray, University of St Andrews
'The relics of doomed men: changing representations of Arctic exploration'
Thursday 26 March, 2015
Joe Curran, University of Edinburgh
'Philanthropy, History and Place: Dublin and Edinburgh c.1815-1845'
Joanna Robinson, King's College London
'Damaged Bodies and Social Change in Little Dorrit and Our Mutual Friend'
Thursday 23 April, 2015
Freya Spoor, University of Edinburgh
'Prioritising Pastels: The stylistic and cultural impact of pastel exhibitions at the Grosvenor Gallery London, 1888 to 1890'
Claire Fitzgerald, University of Warwick
'"Secret Social Networks": Re-discovering the Friendships and Patronage behind the Ex Libris'
Thursday 28 May, 2015
Nick Spengler, University of Edinburgh
'"Sympathetic Correspondence": Confidence and Foreignness in Melville’s Fictions'
Fraser Riddell, Durham University
'"A season in utter oblivion to myself": David Hume's concept of personal identity and James Hogg's Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner'
The NCRS is supported by the University of Edinburgh’s Student-Led Initiative Fund.