Tag Archives: China

SHANGHAILANDERS AND THE QUEST FOR HOME

After a summer of research at home and abroad, Andrew Hillier brings us news from the colonial Hillier clan – this time exploring the relationship between colonial families and their transnational homes. Where, after all, was “home” for colonial families? … Continue reading

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Family, Manliness and the First World War

Further to yesterday’s post, Andrew Hillier here continues his exploration of the three Hillier brothers (Walter, Harry and Guy) and their families. Here, Andrew takes us to the First World War, the centenary of which is of course fast approaching, … Continue reading

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Family and Empire in Colonial China

Today on the FCRN we are lucky to welcome a guest post from Andrew Hillier, PhD student at the University of Bristol under Robert Bickers. Andrew is working on the history of some his own relations: Walter Medhurst (China missionary, … Continue reading

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REVIEW(ish): Rosemary Seton’s ‘Western Daughters in Eastern Lands: British Missionary Women in Asia’ (2013)

Back in the spring (such as it was), Rosemary Seton was kind enough to ask me to speak at the book launch for her much-awaited contribution to the history of missionary women Western Daughters in Eastern Lands: British Missionary Women … Continue reading

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Announcements: 13 May 2011

Events Workshop: Recording Oral Histories with your Family The Foundling Museum, London Saturday 25 June, 10 am – 1 pm – A free workshop on doing oral histories with your own family. Run by exhibition curators Sarah Lowry and Alison … Continue reading

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Announcements: 23 April 2011

Conference Announcements ‘For Love or Money?: Historical Perspectives on Gender and Emotional Labour’ 2 July 2011, University of the West of England, Bristol The 18th annual conference of the West of England & South Wales Women’s History Network. Confirmed speakers … Continue reading

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