Category Archives: Events

Recent related readings: a digest

According to a July blog post from the City of Vancouver Archives, camping on the local beaches used to be a “fashionable” thing for many of the city’s wealthier settler families around the turn of the twentieth century.  (You won’t … Continue reading

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New publications and a CFP of interest

This Sunday, I’d like to highlight three new ‘happenings’ in the field of colonial family history: First, we are delighted to announce the publication of a special journal issue on families in the British Empire — the recent Spring 2013 … Continue reading

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Announcements – 6 February 2012

>> New Publications Claire Lowrie, ‘The Transcolonial Politics of Chinese Domestic Mastery in Singapore and Darwin 1910s-1930s,’ Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 12, 3 (Winter 2011). Maram Epstein, ‘Patrimonial Bonds: Daughters, Fathers, and Power in Tianyuhua,’ Late Imperial China … Continue reading

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What’s On

Surely love-letters are an excellent way into the intimacy of trans-colonial relationships? See event on Love Letters: 2000 Years of Romance, February 11 at the British Library, London   A pre-Valentine’s Day dip into the most intimate world of the handwritten … Continue reading

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Announcements: 26th July 2011

Events Lunchtime Lectures at the National Army Museum Hear guest speakers examine a wealth of enthralling topics at our free lunchtime lectures, which take place at 12.30pm every Thursday. Upcoming talks of interest:                                                                                                         29th July 2011: Henry Brackenbury and the … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement and Call for Papers – Imperial Relations: Families in the British Empire

The Family & Colonialism Research Network is thrilled to announce its first conference, ‘Imperial Relations: Families in the British Empire,’ to be held at the Institute of Historical Research, London, 5-6 September 2011. Call for Papers In the past decade, … Continue reading

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Announcements: 27th June 2011

Events Workshop: Researching ancestors who served in the army in India The British Library, London 12th July 2011, 2pm – 5pm – Free workshop on tracing members of the Indian armed forces. APAC Reference Services working in tandem with the … Continue reading

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