Conferences, lecture series and events
Call for Papers: Re-thinking the Russian Revolution of 1917 as a global
event in local contexts
University of Essex, Department of History, Colchester, 15-16 September,
The Russian Revolution took place in many places and in different ways.
Petrograd became the centre of events in 1917, but the revolutionary wave
quite quickly swept over the whole Russian empire. Over the last two decades
researchers studied and discovered the many faces of Russia's revolution
within the imperial periphery. However, the Russian revolution did not only
take place in the former Romanov Empire. News about the Tsar's abdication,
the February Revolution, subsequent events, and finally the Bolsheviks'
seizure of power spread around the globe. As people in other countries and
on other continents learned about the Russian Revolution, they imagined,
interpreted, and at times appropriated it for their own causes in their
respective local contexts. Russia's Revolution mattered to foreign
governments, social groups, organisations, artists, activists,
intellectuals, workers, and other ordinary people far beyond the borders of
the former Romanov Empire. In the minds of millions it evoked a range of
polarizing emotions, influenced people's world views and thinking; it
triggered actions and reactions in local contexts all over the world. In
this sense, the Russian Revolution was a truly global event with many faces.
This is the larger picture we plan to discuss at our upcoming conference.
Relative immediacy is a core organising concept of the conference - we are
most interested in imaginations, interpretations, and reactions that
unfolded simultaneously during the course of 1917 or close to this time span
in and outside of the former Tsarist Empire. The conference aims to assemble
scholars (including advanced PhD students) whose work is both historical and
interdisciplinary to contribute to the discussion about re-thinking the
Russian Revolution as a global event in local contexts. We are particularly,
but not exclusively interested in the following key areas:
1. Communication, global spread of information When did the news about
the revolutionary events reach other places? How much and what was reported
about them? Which particular events of the Russian Revolution got attention
over the course of 1917? Who did have access to this information? Were the
developments in Russia/Petrograd common knowledge?
2. Imagination, Interpretation, and Representation How did different
parts of societies imagine and interpret the Russian events? How did people
far from the events in Russia/Petrograd make sense out of the events or
appropriate and integrate them into their discourses? How did they
conceptualize "the Russian Revolution"? To what extent did the Russian
Revolution enlarge "imaginative horizons"?
3. Reactions/Actions What kind of reactions/actions did revolutionary
events in Russia trigger in social/local contexts? This question refers to a
spectrum reaching from emotions to concrete actions.
4. Repercussions Did contemporary reactions/actions outside Russia or
from the imperial periphery have repercussions on the events in the centre?
How aware were ordinary Russians about the significance of Russian events?
And what influence did it hold for them?
We invite proposals connected with these themes and as well those
developing and expanding upon them. Submission of abstracts (approx. 400
words) should be sent to
email@example.com by 15 December 2016.
Graduate and early career historian conference
This annual event is organised by our postgraduate students and offers an
opportunity for participants to present and receive feedback on their latest
The Pursuit of Peace. Campaigns, Movements and Organisations in the 20th and 21st Century (October 2016)
This conference aims to promote the exploration of social, political and cultural movements connected to the idea of Peace in the twentieth century. These movements could be promoted by governmental, non-governmental or international organisations such as the League of Nations and the United Nations, NGOs, European Union, and others.
Postgraduate conference series
Myth and Popular Memory (September 2015)
This conference addressed the politics of popular memory, and the
opportunities – and problems – for research, presented by the
persistence of myths about history. While the popular presentation of
history can lead to simplification and inaccurate impressions, it has
also created a fertile field for academics who research how and what
people remember, and question or add nuance to existing perceptions of
historical events, places, theories and people.
The Resurgence of 'Class' in History (September 2014)
Just over fifty years ago E.P. Thompson’s The Making of the
English Working Class put the concept of class firmly at the centre
of historical debate. Over subsequent decades, however, the academic
agenda has shifted considerably.
Postmodernists and others have questioned the usefulness of ‘class’
as a key analytical category and historical narratives emphasizing class
conflict as a driver of social change have become increasingly
unfashionable. Yet class now appears to be making a comeback.
Within the last year, the concept of social class has been
resurrected and reimagined by the authors of the ‘Great British Class
Survey’. Likewise, the media furore surrounding the release of Channel
4’s ‘Benefits Street’ speaks of our continuing obsession with class in
modern Britain. Within the field of history, many authors have lately
reasserted the usefulness of class as a tool of historical analysis.
This two-day conference therefore provides an opportunity for
postgraduates and early career historians to critically evaluate this
key concept and consider how a sense of class enables better
understanding of past societies and how they change.
Scandalous Histories (September 2013)
From horsemeat in burgers to LIBOR rate fixing by bankers, contemporary
society it seems lurches from one scandal to the next. Some commentators
interpret such phenomena as signs of the overwhelming corrupt nature of
modern life but scandals are not purely a modern phenomenon. This conference
was particularly interested in the ways in which scandals have been given
urgency or charge in the past, helping to reveal disturbing aspects of
existing social, political and economic relations. It provided an
opportunity for postgraduate and early career historians to critically
assess particular scandals as well as encouraging more general reflections.
The Rude Body (September 2012)
This two-day postgraduate conference explored both the behavioural and
corporal expressions of incivility, encouraging reflection on the historical
link between body, character and power. It was interested in ways in which
the language of the body related to wider concepts of authority, such as
gender, ethnicity, class and age, as well as to the politics of
transgression and conformity.
Creating the 'Other' (September 2011)
The theme of the 2011 graduate conference was 'Creating the 'Other''
throughout history. We were very pleased to welcome a large and diverse
group of delegates and presenters from a number of institutions who made for
an engaging and lively audience. We were also very happy to welcome Dr. John
Bulaitis, of Canterbury Christchurch University, to provide the keynote
address. Contributions were arranged into four panels, which explored the
relevance of historical processes of 'Othering' to the realms of national
identity, crime, gender and colonialism.
Papers presented covered a multitude of topics, periods and contexts,
ranging from the construction of persons of colour as servants in late 19th
and early 20th century France, Germany and the United States, to the origins
of sub-cultural cannabis-use in mid-20th century London, the utilisation of
humour in the construction of masculinities during the English Civil Wars,
and the introduction of the Contagious Diseases Act in the governance of the
colonial 'other' in British-controlled Hong Kong in the late-19th century.
Worlds of Violence (September 2010)
This two-day postgraduate conference explored the varied perceptions and
uses of violence in history. It aimed to encourage reflections on the
cultural representations of violence and on its shaping of social relations
of all kinds.
Capoeira - from 'Regional' to Global (September 2009)
Chattel and Wage Slavery since 1500 (October 2008)
The conference, which was introduced by Dr. Fiona Venn, consisted of a
number of papers on the theme of slavery in the last five hundred years. The
papers presented covered a wide chronological and thematic range.
The keynote address was given by Dr. Jeremy Krikler, who gave a
fascinating, and at times somewhat horrific, insight into the daily life on
board a slave ship. This was followed by a paper by Dr. Matthias Assunção,
who provided a critical overview of the historiography of slavery and
resistance in the Americas. Dr. Manuel Barcia Paz (University of Leeds)
concluded the morning session with an absorbing account of non-violent forms
of resistance by slaves on Cuban Plantations.
The afternoon session began with a paper by Vincent McInerney, who
produced a fascinating description of the lives of indentured seafarers.
This was followed by a paper by Michael Goodrum, who gave an enthralling
account of the depiction of Africans in 1940s comics published in the United
States. The final paper, which was presented by Dagmar Engelken, focused on
Chinese labour migration during the nineteenth century.
Critical Perspectives on Empire and Imperialism: Past
and Present (September 2004)
Classical notions of empire and imperialism emphasise the political and
economic domination of a group of states by a metropolitan power and the
policy which seeks the extension of this domination through colonisation,
military coercion, treaties and other means of gaining ascendancy.
Historians have often tended to treat empire and imperialism as issues of
the past and not the present. However, the current preoccupation with
concerns like globalisation and the 'war on terrorism' as conceived by the
United States of America and its Western allies, indicate a reordering of
global power relations in such a way that the concepts of empire and
imperialism are gaining new currency in contemporary historical and
political debate. The continuing appalling difference in economic, social,
political and technological conditions between the former imperial powers
and the former colonies also suggests a relevance of empire and imperialism
to present life.
In the academic world, the last two decades or so have seen a shift in
focus from a rather narrow concentration on economics and politics towards
approaches that include all aspects of social life, particularly those of
culture and identity. This has added to a more complex understanding of the
historical and present relations between metropoles and (former) colonies,
and has particularly shed new light on movements of resistance and
opposition to empire and imperialism.
This conference seeks to extend the debate on empire and imperialism by
inviting contributions from as wide a disciplinary background as possible.
We welcome proposals for papers from postgraduate students from within and
outside the United Kingdom. We hope for contributions from history,
sociology, political science, language and literature, economics,
international relations, law, philosophy, development studies etc.
Contributions that seek to combine historical insights with contemporary
perspectives are particularly welcome. Papers should relate concepts of
empire and imperialism to fields and issues such as economics, politics,
international and civil wars, foreign relations, international business and
multinational corporations, culture, identity, nation, race, ethnicity,
class formation, labour, migration, gender relations, terrorism, genocide,
human rights and religion. The conference aims to focus on themes such as:
- conceptual and theoretical approaches to empire/imperialism and
their application to historical and contemporary analysis
- how empire/imperialism affects (and has historically affected)
people's lives economically, socially, politically and culturally both
in the metropoles and in the periphery
- resistance to empire/imperialism
Other past conferences
Bourne Mill: A Window onto Colchester's Working Past
Nearly a hundred members of the public attended this very successful
conference, which was held on our Colchester Campus on 16 January. The
conference began with a presentation by Dave Piper from the National
Trust on the Heritage Lottery Fund project about Bourne Mill on which
the National Trust and University have collaborated; this included our
first sight of the working model of the fulling-stocks which has been
created as the centrepiece of the project. Subsequent speakers told us
more about the history of the Mill and its role as a fulling mill in
Colchester’s textile trade (Chris Thornton), and about the fabrics
produced in the textile industry and the changing fashions they helped
to shape from the 16th to the 19th century (Valina Bowman-Burns). David
Morgans told us how Bourne Mill fitted into the wider landscape of Essex
mills and the history of milling, and also about the legacy of the
textile industry in the historic environment of Colchester, through the
buildings, endowments and memorials left by wealthy bay-making families.
There were also interesting presentations by current and former students
on Bourne Mill as a social/cultural space of the Tudor elite (Ellie
Styles, Claudia Sarjant); Bourne Mill in comparison with Fountains Abbey
Mill (Ed Devane); and Bourne Mill and its grounds as a teaching resource
for local schools (Kit Cherry-Hulley). This photo shows Chris, Valina,
Ed, Essex student and Bourne Mill volunteer Abi Cockett, conference
organiser Alison Rowlands, Kit, Dave Piper, Ellie, David Morgans and
Claudia with the reconstructed fulling-stocks in the foreground.
Concepts of Knowledge in the Later Seventeenth Century:
Thomas Plume in Context (September 2015)
Catholicism in Court and Country, c. 1558-1625
In recent decades, the study of Catholicism in post-Reformation
England has undergone a remarkable transformation. In many ways, its
position has shifted from that of a niche field to a key element of
mainstream religious and political historiography. Our understanding of
the subtleties and shades of religious belief, the strategies for
surviving dissent, and the cultural experience of separation and
exclusion continues to develop. It is increasingly clear that, the
confessional state notwithstanding, Catholicism in various forms was a
fact of life within early modern English society, and historians are
continuing to explore Catholics’ religious, cultural, social and
This one-day conference will bring together both leading figures in
the field and younger scholars to speak about early modern Catholics and
their place in English society both in the centre and the provinces, in
politics and in society, in the first half-century or so after the
- Professor Michael Questier (Queen Mary)
- Professor John Bossy (University of York)
- Dr Susan Doran (University of Oxford)
- Dr Wilfred Hammond (Lancaster University)
- Dr James Kelly (Durham University)
- Dr Paulina Kewes (University of Oxford)
- Professor WJ Sheils (University of York)
Asia's 'Great' War international workshop (March 2014)
Asia’s ‘Great’ War began in earnest with Japan’s invasion of China in
1937. It was the most intense, complex and widespread conflict the region
had so far experienced. In terms of human cost, it was also very much an
Asian war within a global conflict. Of the estimated 24 million killed, it
is thought Allied personnel made up one per cent.
Recent years have witnessed a ‘memory boom’ in the number of heritage
sites, memorials, memoirs and museums dedicated to this conflict. This
international workshop explores the causes and motivations behind such a
flourishing war heritage industry; the multiple and distinctive ways in
which the 1937-1945 conflict is, and has been, remembered; and the new and
old historical narratives that are being fashioned. It brings together
scholars of South, Southeast and East Asia together to provide insights into
this war and its memorialization from a comparative and interconnected
What has been the impact of these memories and memoryscapes across a
region still so haunted by its violent past? Is Asia lurching further into
an era of dangerous ethno-nationalism as war memories are mobilized to
reinforce aggressive state ideologies? Or, as the 70th anniversary of the
end of World War II approaches, is the region’s war heritage boom in fact
opening up new routes to historical understanding and even post-conflict
Local Mansions and Country Estates (July 2013)
This conference offered a broad historical context for the destruction of
great houses in modern Britain, asking questions about the causes of their
loss, the representation of lost mansions and estates at the time of their
disappearance, and contemporary resurgent interest in the 'great estate'.
Atrocity in Question (July 2012)
Atrocity remains one of the most disturbingly dramatic and complex
phenomena in history. It is dramatic for the obvious reason that it
concentrates horror in specific events, which is why great artists like
Goya, Turner or Picasso were drawn to particular atrocities when they sought
to condemn general developments that they abhorred.
For all its obvious dramatic impact, however, the meaning and
significance of atrocity is complex. What one group views as an atrocity,
another can either deny or even view as just retribution. The very emergence
of the concept needs to be explored and traced in literature, art and
Likewise, the roles to which atrocities have been put demand analysis.
For atrocity can be used to cow existing populations, to mobilize movements,
to launch wars. It can be state sponsored or, as in lynchings and pogroms,
popularly supported and initiated. It can focus on people themselves or on
what holds particular cultural (including religious) significance for them.
It can be episodic or systematised in institutions and facilities. It can
even, as in the self-immolation with which the risings of the Arab Spring
began – be self inflicted to draw attention to an unbearable predicament.
Moreover, the very recognition of an event or phenomenon as an atrocity
is often dependent on labours of construal or complex processes of resonance
that tell us much about a given political and social order. Denial of
atrocity, meanwhile, has enormous significance.
In order to explore issues such as these, and to mark our fortieth
anniversary, our Department held an international conference on Atrocity in
Question in July 2012. We were interested in facilitating wide-ranging
discussions that would help us to explore the phenomenon across periods,
cultures, regions and disciplines.
Beyond the Cold War: New Directions in Soviet, Central
and Eastern European Cinema Studies (May 2010)
An international symposium organised by the Centre for Film Studies, the
Department of History, and the Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre
Studies. Featuring a range of distinguished speakers, the symposium aims to
offer both a survey and a critical, reflective assessment of selected new
and emerging approaches to the study of cinema under the conditions of State
Socialism in the former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe.
Maroons in Latin America: From Resistance against
Slavery to Contemporary Struggles for Land (May 2010)
Wherever Africans were enslaved, they tried to run away. Runaway
communities hence developed all over Plantation America. Some maroon groups
fought such fierce guerrilla wars for their survival and against
re-enslavement, that colonial government preferred to sign peace treaties
with them. For that reason they have survived in Jamaica and the Guyanas
until today, forming separate ethnic groups with their own culture. In Cuba
maroons (cimarrones) have become a symbol of revolutionary struggle and the
island's resistance against imperialism. In Brazil and Colombia recent
political developments have allowed Afro-descendants living in close-knit
communities to claim land and special protection for their culture. In
Brazil these new maroons (quilombolas) have constituted vast social
movements and networks of hundreds of communities, some of which have now
had their land claims recognized by the state. Yet, as the recent conflict
in Albina (Surinam) demonstrates, maroon rights and territories are
permanently under threat in a rapidly globalizing world. This
interdisciplinary symposium aims to bring together anthropologists,
historians, art historians, and lawyers/specialists in human rights to
exchange information and debate over the past and present challenges of
maroon communities in the Americas.
- Richard Price (College of William and Mary, Virginia): Rainforest
Warriors in Surinam: Human Rights on Trial
- Sally Price (College of William and Mary, Virginia): The
Internationalization of Maroon Art
- Kenneth Bilby (Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College
Chicago): "Maroon Heritage" in Jamaica: Whose Is it?
- Leticia Osorio (School of Law/Human Rights Centre, University of Essex):
Quilombos and the struggle for ethnic territories in contemporary Brazil
- Michael Zeuske (Iberoamerikanisches Institut, Universität Köln): The
Real Esteban Montejo, 'el Cimarrón'
My Hero: Defining and Constructing Non-Military Heroism
This conference was a joint venture between postgraduates at Kings
College London and the University of Essex. This conference was awarded
funding from the AHRC and the RHS.
There is a tendency in research which engages with heroism to employ it
as nothing more than a fixed lens through which to study other subjects or
concepts, rather than examining it as a subject in its own right. Approaches
such as these not only give the impression that heroism is a single, static
and rigidly understood idea but they perpetuate the conclusion that heroism
is predominantly a masculine, military and most importantly, an uncontested
concept. However, recent postgraduate research by historians and other
scholars demonstrates that heroism is actually a flexible and adaptable idea
which can be assembled or constructed in different ways to serve different
purposes. Furthermore, non-military heroism represents an important and
central element in the wider discourse on the subject.
The broad objective of this two-day symposium was to bring together
leading postgraduate students who are working on non-military heroism and to
provide an opportunity for them to present and discuss their research. Here,
they will be able to examine and engage with how heroism has been
historically conceived, constructed, defined and judged. This environment
will allow the students to position their own research within the wider
theoretical field, develop their understanding of non-military heroism in a
historical context and broaden their knowledge of research materials and
This innovative and collaborative symposium brought together students
with representatives from the leading contemporary organisations concerned
with defining, assessing and recognising non-military heroism. These
representatives were invited to listen to the academic papers, give a
presentation on the work of their organisation and, most importantly,
participate in roundtable discussion sessions. This collaboration between
research students and contemporary organisations provided a range of
exciting and dynamic opportunities.
Witchcraft and Masculinities in the Early Modern World
The historiography of early modern witchcraft has been dominated by
discussions of gender in general and of the association between witchcraft,
the feminine and the maternal in particular. These discussions have greatly
influenced our understanding of the ways in which early modern people
imagined the witch figure, constructed demonologies, and spoke about magic
as either accusers or witches.
However, while the majority of those convicted on charges of witchcraft
in the early modern period were women, a statistically significant
proportion (of 20-25%) were men. Their presence amongst the victims of witch
persecution has been played down by historians: either ignored entirely,
dismissed as less relevant than that of women, or treated as exceptional.
This international conference sought to redress the balance within the
gender debate by reconsidering masculinity and its place within the broadest
possible context of the magical worlds of the early modern period.
'Superstition' in Historical and Comparative
Perspective (May 2005)
'Superstition' is an inherently pejorative notion that denotes little
more than beliefs and practices castigated by adherents of a particular
religious or ideological orthodoxy, usually its educated and elite
exponents. It has proved to be a remarkably enduring, flexible and mutable
category, one with a history that stretches back more than 2,000 years. The
aim of the conference was to examine the different ways in which the term
has been deployed in societies ranging from ancient Rome to Communist China;
the different strategies employed by elites to extirpate 'superstition'; the
success and failure of efforts to eliminate specific 'superstitious' beliefs
and practices. Papers on popular beliefs and practices relating to magic,
divination, witchcraft, agriculture, the calendar, rites of passage, health
and disease, folklore and so forth are welcome, so long as these issues are
connected to contemporary understandings of 'superstition'. The notion of
'superstition' – or its analogues in non-Christian contexts (e.g. mixin in
Chinese culture) – has implanted itself in a variety of cultures, and
broadly denotes beliefs and practices, often informal in nature, that are
deemed to be impure or 'excessive' from the viewpoint of a particular
orthodoxy. Superstition is a fluid and capacious category. Therein lies its
intrinsic interest and importance but also its analytical intractability.
However, its very resistance to clear definition means that it is a category
through which, historically, a variety of concerns of religious,
intellectual and political elites have been articulated.
Harry Lubasz Memorial Lecture
The Harry Lubasz Memorial lecture is given in memory of Harry Lubasz, a
founder member of our Department. Born in Vienna in 1928, Harry escaped from
Nazi-occupied Europe to Britain on a Kindertransport; he went on to become a
leading scholar of Marx, and eminent teacher of the history of the
Holocaust. He died in 2012.
Dudley White Local History Lectures
'Women and religious protest in 17th-century Essex: campaigns against
religious change in the 1630s and 1640s', Dr Amanda Flather, University of
- 2015: Winston Churchill and Essex, 1924-1964 Allen
Packwood, Director of the Churchill Archives Centre at Churchill College
- 2014: Essex and the English Revolution: A Forgotten Episode on
the Eve of the Civil War Professor John Walter, University of Essex
- 2013: The Search for Richard III and his cousin, John Howard,
Duke of Norfolk Dr John Ashdown-Hill.
- 2012: Debating the Politics of Religion in Elizabethan Essex
Younger, University of Essex, author of War and Politics in the
- 2011: The Marks Hall Estate: History, Reconstruction and the
Lost Mansions of Essex,
Professor James Raven, University of Essex.
- 2010: Naboth and Jezebel: Lordship, Authority and Disobedience
in Earls Colne, 1580-1640, Henry French, Professor of Social
History at the University of Exeter.
- 2009: The Shrine of the Holy Rood of Dovercourt: The Rediscovery
of a Medieval Essex Pilgrimage Centre, Dr John Ashdown-Hill, author
of Medieval Colchester’s Lost Landmarks.
- 2008: "You an artist, Jim?", or: How polite was
eighteenth-century Colchester? Dr Shani D'Cruze, Honorary Reader at
the University of Keele.
- 2007: A difficult county to deal with: Nikolaus Pevsner and
Essex, 1954 and 2007, Dr James Bettley, architectural historian and
author of the new Essex volume of Pevsner.
Local History Day
Our Local History Days are public events that provide a forum for the
presentation and discussion of research and projects related to local
Previous Local History Days
- 2016: ' Life Scribbled in the Margins: The World of Joseph
Bufton of Essex, 1650-1718', by Brodie Waddell, Lecturer in
Early Modern History, Birkbeck. 'Confronting Post-Traumatic
Stress Disorder: Colchester Military Hospital and the Great War',
by Paul Byrne, Consultant Rheumatologist, Colchester Hospital University
- 2015: ‘You earn your rest!’ Women’s work in Victorian Essex,
Dr Amanda Wilkinson, University of Essex; Soldiers &
Prostitution in a Garrison Town: Colchester 1850-1900, Dr Jane
Pearson & Maria Rayner, University of Essex
- 2014: Understanding the historic landscape of Essex
Professor Tom Williamson, University of East Anglia; Fish, Fur
and Honey: historic animal husbandry in the designed landscape
Dr. Mike Leach, Essex Historic Garden Group and Tricia Moxey, Essex
Forest Visitor Centre.
- 2013: Essex and the Origins of the English Civil War,
Christopher Thompson, University of Buckingham;
Colchester, 1555-58: The Burning Years, Dr Thomas Freeman,
University of Essex
- 2012: Showcasing Southend, graduates students
presented recent research findings, University of Essex Southend campus.
- 2011: Whatever happened to Daniel Brown? Popular politics
and criminality in the life-history of a nineteenth-century Essex man,
Dr Christine Jones; Basildon Plotlands from the 1890s to the
1980s, Deanna Walker and Peter Jackson; University of Essex
- 2010: Bones of Contention, 'The Murder of the
Princes in the Tower - new evidence from Colchester', John Ashdown-Hill;
'Witchcraft at St Osyth in 1921' Dr Alison Rowlands; University of Essex
- 2010: War and law, 'Defences of Essex in World War
II', Fred Nash; 'Local law courts in Essex in the eighteenth and
nineteenth centuires', Professor Peter King; University of Essex
- 2009: Understanding Timber-Framed Buildings in Essex,
David Stenning; The Defence of Essex in the First World War,
Dr Paul Rusiecki, University of Essex Colchester campus.
- 2008: Rethinking the History of the Stour Navigation,
Sean O’Dell; Civic Power and Civic Ritual: The Colchester Oyster
Fishery, Andrew Philips; University of Essex Colchester campus.
- 2007: Leisure, pleasure and tourism in 19th- and
20th-century Essex and Suffolk, 'Housing development in
late-Victorian Clacton', Dr Chris Thornton; 'The evolution of the
seaside postcard in the twentieth century', Dr Paul Glenister; 'Public
reaction to the Red Barn Murder', Dr Radojka Startup; 'Shooting parties
in the late-nineteenth century East Anglia', Dr Harvey Osborne;
University of Essex Colchester campus.
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