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Oxford University Global History Center:Britain, the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment, and the Battle over Maritime Pollution in the 1960s and 1970s

  Published on :November28,2017

  Type:Seminar

  Topic:Britain, the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment, and the Battle over Maritime Pollution in the 1960s and 1970s

  TGHS(Transnational and Global History Seminar)is the only graduate-led seminar at the University of Oxford focused on themes of global history. The Seminar is active throughout the academic year, hosting an exciting and varied list of speakers, including both established and early career researchers. The Seminar is known for its informal setting, which encourages participation in a stimulating and wide-ranging discussion.

  Michaelmas Term 2017 Programme:Seminars will be held on Tuesdays, 5pm in the Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

  Oct 17th: David Arnold (Warwick) - 'Playing with Fire: Heat and Light in the Environmental History of Modern South Asia'

  Oct 24th: Transnational and Global History Post-Graduate Roundtable

  Nov 7th: Rob Fletcher (Warwick) - 'Deserts, Development and Colonial Control in the Middle East'

  Nov 14th: David Pyle (Oxford) - 'The Volcano's Deadly Work: Records of Volcanic Disasters in the Long Nineteenth Century'

  Nov 28th: Glen O'Hara (Oxford Brookes) - 'Britain, the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment, and the Battle over Maritime Pollution in the 1960s and 1970s'

  Weblink:https://global.history.ox.ac.uk/event/seminar-tghs-glen-ohara-britain-stockholm-conference-human-environment-and-battle-over