LGHG Seminar Programme, Autumn Term 2010
12th October
Stephen Graham (Newcastle University)
‘Disrupted cities: When infrastructure fails’
26th October
Jeff Hughes (University of Manchester)
‘Materialising the secret state: Infrastructures of Cold War Britain’
9th November
Anyaa Anim-Addo (Royal Holloway, University of London)
‘”Startling as the subject may at first sight appear”: Maritime infrastructure and the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company’
23rd November
Peter Adey (Keele University)
‘Infrastructural affectivity: Mobility, security, and the history of preparedness’
7th December
Simon Schaffer (University of Cambridge)
‘The Bombay case: Colonial space and astronomical infrastructure’
These seminars are held on Tuesdays at 5pm in the Wolfson Room of the Institute of Historical Research in Senate House, University of London. For further details, contact the convenors, David Lambert, Royal Holloway (01784 443640) or Miles Ogborn, Queen Mary (020 7882 5407). We are grateful to Queen Mary, Royal Holloway, Kings, UCL, the Open University, Sussex University, the HGRG and the IHR for supporting this series.