12 May 2021 - 12 May 2021
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Free-no ticket required
This departmental research seminar brings together colleagues in a roundtable discussion
An image showing the details of the seminar and a painting of a man holding a child from the Victorian era
- Dr Adrian Green
- Professor Susan Reid
- Dr Tom Stammers
- Professor Julie-Marie Strange
Dr Adrian Green
Director of Postgraduate Studies (Research) / Associate Professor (Early Modern British and American History) in the Department of History
A specialist in the history and archaeology of the period 1500-1800, Adrian Green’s main research topic is the built environment in England and English settlement in North America. Building for England: John Cosin's Architecture in Renaissance Durham and Cambridge, was short-listed for the Architectural Historians of Great Britain's Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion for 2017.
Professor Susan Reid
Professor of Transnational and Modern European History
Susan E. Reid was Professor of Transnational and Modern European History in the Department of History, Durham University until 2020. She has published widely on painting, visual and material culture, design, gender and consumption in the Soviet Union, with a focus on the Khrushchev era and Cold War cultural interactions, and and their publics.
Dr Tom Stammers
Associate Professor (Modern European Cultural History) in the Department of History
Tom Stammers is a cultural historian of France in the long nineteenth century. His book with Cambridge University Press, The Purchase of the Past: Collecting Cultures in Post-Revolutionary Paris, explores the politics of collecting, the art market and cultural heritage in nineteenth-century France. He continues to publish work related to nineteenth-century collecting, connoisseurship, museum institutions and the historiography of art.
Professor Julie-Marie Strange
Professor of Modern British History in the Department of History
Prof. Julie-Marie moved to Durham University in October 2019. Julie-Marie (shortened to J-M) is a Victorianist with long standing research interests in death and grief. Her first book, Death, Grief and Poverty, 1870-1914 (CUP, 2005), explored the profound emotional lives of ordinary people experience of pet bereavement and the rise of the public pet cemetery.