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March 2016

14 March: “Operational Screens 1700/2000: Projection, Possession, War,”

March 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Hicks Building, Hounsfield Rd
Sheffield, S3 7RH
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14 March: “Operational Screens 1700/2000: Projection, Possession, War,” Pasi Väliaho, Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications, Goldsmiths University of London In 1694, Robert Hooke presented a paper to the Royal Society of London, on an 'Instrument of Use to take the Draught, or Picture of any Thing.' Hooke's invention was basically a portable camera to be used by merchants, sailors and other travellers in recording the sights from their journeys to faraway lands. The device tallied with the colonial project…

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May 2016

2nd May: “The place of Europe in the Late-Cold War Rise of Globalization,”

May 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Showroom 5, Showroom Workstation, Showroom 5, Showroom Workstation,
Sheffield , S1 2BX United Kingdom
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2nd May: “The place of Europe in the Late-Cold War Rise of Globalization,” Federico Romero, Professor of History of Post-War European Cooperation and Integration, European University Institute, Florence. The talk will review the main interpretative assumptions on the late 20th century rise of globalization, relate them to the literature on the end of the Cold War, and focus on Europe’s place in both strands of scholarship. It will argue that the Europeans’ own agency remains in the background, even though…

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16 May: “Nuclear Families: Radioactive Risk After 1989,”

May 16, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Humanities Research Institute (HRI), 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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16 May: “Nuclear Families: Radioactive Risk After 1989,” Dan Grausam, Lecturer in English Studies, Durham University    

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March 2018

5 March: Sarah Snyder, From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed U.S. Foreign Policy

March 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Cantor Building, Sheffield Hallam University, 153 Arundel St Lecture Theatre (9130)
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 2NT United Kingdom
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5 March: Sarah Snyder, From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed U.S. Foreign Policy This event is now being hosted by Sheffield-Hallam University. Click here for details and registration. The 1960s marked a transformation of human rights activism in the United States. At a time of increased concern for the rights of their fellow citizens—civil and political rights, as well as the social and economic rights that Great Society programs sought to secure—many Americans saw inconsistencies between domestic…

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April 2018

23 April: Jason Parker, Mad Men in the Tropics: The USIA and the Accidental Birth of the ‘Third World’

April 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Jessop West G.03, Upper Hanover St
Sheffield, S3 7RA United Kingdom
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23 April: Jason Parker, Mad Men in the Tropics: The USIA and the Accidental Birth of the 'Third World' DOWNLOAD THE ABSTRACT The Cold War superpowers endeavored mightily to “win hearts and minds” abroad through what came to be called public diplomacy. Many of the target audiences were on the conflict’s original front-lines in Europe. However, other, larger audiences resided in areas outside Europe then in the throes of decolonization. Among the latter, for all the blood and drama of…

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