HI Lunchtime Seminar Series 2021-2022 (Autumn)

HI Lunchtime Seminar Series 2021-2022 (Autumn)

Venue: Hi Seminar Room H204 (top floor)

Time: 1.10-2pm


Tuesday, 28th September 2021

Zhengfeng Wang | Chair: Dr Megan Kuster

UCD School of Art History & Cultural Policy / HI Resident Doctoral Scholar

Refrigerated Space in 1930s Shanghai”


Thursday, 14th October 2021

Professor Caitríona Ní Dhúill | Chair: Prof. Anne Fuchs

Professor of German, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University College Cork

“Ecology as Dialogue: Meeting the Anthropocene with Martin Buber"


Tuesday, 26th October 2021

Professor Marek Tamm | Chair: Prof. Anne Fuchs

Professor of Cultural History, School of Humanities, Tallinn University

"What kind of history do we need at the time of the Anthropocene?"


Wednesday, 10th November 2021

Professor Maeve Cooke, MRIA | Chair: Dr Megan Kuster

Head of School, UCD School of Philosophy

"Agency in the Anthropocene: Re-Envisioning Freedom in a Time of Ecological Disaster"


Wednesday, 17th November 2021

Dr Yann Calbérac | Chair: Prof. Kath Browne

Lecturer in Geography, University of Reims & HI Visiting Research Fellow

How to think spatially the spatial turn?


Tuesday, 23rd November 2021

Dr Alice Mauger | Chair: Bianca Cataldi

UCD Wellcome Trust Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland, School of History

""The Demon Drink": Literary and First-hand Accounts of Alcohol Addiction in Twentieth-Century Ireland"


Thursday, 9th December 2021

Professor Aaron Sheehan-Dean | Chair: Dr Kristina Varade

UCD Mary Ball Washington Chair in American History, Fred C. Frey Professor, History Department, Louisiana State University

“An American Cromwell: Americans’ Uses of the English Civil War and Vice Versa”