Historical Research at UCL

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Elvin Hall, UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London

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The 2019 ICHRE conference is organised jointly with the Department of History, and features papers from
doctoral students from both. It provides an opportunity to meet researchers working on historical topics elsewhere in the university, and to hear about some of the wide range of historical research undertaken at UCL. The conference will be live-streamed using Blackboard Collaborate.

9.30 am onwards – arrival and registration

10.00 am: session 1, plenary lecture

Eleanor Robson (head of the Department of History), ‘Scribes, gods and elephants: the history and historiography of education in ancient Babylonia’

11.00 am: tea and coffee

11.30 am: session 2

Joe Whitchurch – ‘Public vengeance: the emotional mechanics of classical Athenian punishment’

Emma Zürcher – ‘The Christian community in accounts of defeat’

Morgan Golf-French – ‘“How gruesome!” The politics of scholarly animosity in Napoleonic Germany’

1.00 pm: lunch (not provided)

2.00 pm: session 3

Alfred Hinrichson Herrera – ‘Nation-Building through schooling and the search for a suitable education for the national race: The National Education Association and the pursuit of a nationalist revolution, 1904-1926’

Monica Rude – ‘“Yes, it is fair”: US university admissions in the late 1960s and early 1970s’

Juno Sun – ‘The Second World War and a “new” China on screen’

Patcharavira Charoenpacharaporn – ‘Changes in the interpretation of the Bandung conference, 1955’

4.00 pm: tea and coffee

4.30 pm: session 4

Gavin Bacon – ‘Teaching the British Empire in English secondary schools, 1960-1985’

Anne Heavey – ‘The presentation of significant women in popular primary history resources’

Kelvin Chuah – ‘The Commonwealth of Malaysia: political facades in the exhibitions of a nation’

6.00 pm: book celebration and drinks reception (ends 7.00pm)

This reception will mark the launch of books published by members of ICHRE and the Department of History during the past year.

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