Home, Hospitality and the City

LGHG seminar series, spring 2011
1 February, Sara Fregonese (Royal Holloway)
‘Destroying cosmopolis: Tales from Beirut’s Ma’rakat al Fanadiq (Battle of the Hotels) 1975-6’
Note room change for this lecture: Room G35, Ground floor, South block, Senate House
15 February, Nigel Clark (Open Univ.)
‘Wet Feet in the Living Room’: Hospitality in the Time of Heavy Weather’
1 March, Michael Keith (COMPAS, Oxford Univ.)
‘Hospitality, “integration of migrants” and the Rights to the City’
15 March, Mireille Rosello (Univ. of Amsterdam)
‘Gypsy Hospitality: Tony Gatlif’s Gadjo Dilo’
29 March, Shompa Lahiri (Queen Mary)
‘Travel and Domesticity: Olive Christian Malvery in Imperial London’
10 May, Judith Still (Univ. of Nottingham)
‘The Iroquois in the City and the Enlightenment Imaginary’
There will be two more seminars after Easter – dates and speakers to be confirmed.
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 guest convenor Dr Ruth Craggs (St Mary’s University College, 020 8240 4000 craggsr@smuc.ac.uk).
LGHG is grateful to Queen Mary, Royal Holloway, Birkbeck, Kings, UCL, the Open University, Sussex University, the HGRG and the IHR for supporting this series.