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The seminar in Modern British history brings together historians from the different New York area institutions, together with literary scholars, political scientists, philosophers and others working historically, to hear research papers by visiting scholars, to discuss recent significant books in the field of Modern British history (from the late 17th century to the present) or to comment on work in progress by members of the group.

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Professor Guy Ortolano

Professor Susan Pedersen

Alice Gorton

All seminars will meet over Zoom for the 2020-2021 academic year. Meeting links provided upon RSVP. Meeting dates and times are subject to change. 

Meeting Schedule

10/06/2020 Online Meeting
5:00 PM
The Art of Dying: Executions, Paintings, and Publics in 18th Century London
Meredith Gamer, Columbia University

Respondent: Christopher Leslie Brown, Columbia University

12/07/2020 Online Meeting
5:00 PM
Nervous Hands and Stolen Kisses: Touch in the Cerebral Age
Simeon Koole, University of Bristol (England, UK)

Respondent: Seth Koven, Rutgers University