16:00 - 18:00
Chris Timms and Helen Kemp
Lectures, talks and seminars
History Seminar Series
History, Department of
The History Research Seminar meets on Wednesday afternoons during term time to discuss a paper by a visiting historian or a member of our academic staff.
Chris Timms' doctoral research explores the cultural manifestations of International Development in the UK; manifestations which range from the cultural product of NGOs to the representation of development discourse in films, novels and political hip-hop. In this week's seminar he discusses strategic communication in the British humanitarian community.
Helen Kemp's thesis is about networks in seventeenth-century England: the making and re-making of networks of people and texts. She focuses on the manuscripts collected by Dr Thomas Plume and endowed to the library of Maldon; a topic of which she discusses the significance of in this week's seminar.