Job: Post-Doctoral Research Assistant (FTE, 19 months)

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant (Archival) to join ‘Brightening the Covenant Chain: Revealing Cultures of Diplomacy between the Crown, the Iroquois and their Neighbours’ (BTCC). This project, funded by an AHRC Standard Research Grant, is one of several projects led by the Treatied Spaces Research Group at the University of Hull. The Group sits … Read more

Searching for Indigenous Language Books in the British Library: The Legacies of James Pilling’s Bibliography of the Languages of the North American Indians (online, 24 March 2023)

‘Searching for Indigenous Language Books in the British Library: The Legacies of James Pilling’s Bibliography of the Languages of the North American Indians‘ (online event). TSRG-British Library-AHRC CDA candidate Rebecca Slatcher will present her paper “Searching for Indigenous Language Books in the British Library: The Legacies of James Pilling’s Bibliography of the Languages of the … Read more

Sustainability in the Space Industry – rethinking ‘impact’ @ Cambridge (8 February 2023)

Sustainability in the Space Industry – rethinking ‘impact’ (hybrid event) Abstract National and corporate interest in space has increased drastically in the past decade, and the space economy is expected to double by 2030. From 1957 to 2009, humankind launched just over 1000 satellites, a number that we surpassed in the first half of 2022 alone. … Read more

How Sustainable Is American Farming and Can Indigenous Agroecology Solve Its Key Challenges? @ UCL (14 November 2022)

‘How Sustainable Is American Farming and Can Indigenous Agroecology Solve Its Key Challenges?‘ (in-person event) Abstract Almost 10 billion people are predicted to exist on Earth by 2050—that is about 3 billion more who will need to be fed compared to 2010. However, expanding our current agriculture systems is not a sustainable solution to this … Read more

Discovering Britain through discourses of indigeneity @ Cambridge (online 9 November 2022)

The Treaty of Penn with the Indians by Benjamin West. Public Domain.

‘Discovering Britain through discourses of indigeneity II: British Empire and colonialism’ (online) Abstract British history is rife with change; ethnic, social and linguistic shifts have indelibly marked its present day. While discourses of ‘native’ or ‘original’ Britons in popular media are nothing new, with the surge in topics of Indigeneity across disciplines, some scholars have … Read more

Lunar Ambassadors: British Perceptions of Moon Samples @ NASA & Georgetown (30 September 2022)

‘Lunar Ambassadors: British Perceptions of Moon Samples from NASA and the USSR’ (hybrid online/in-person event) This event is now over. View the recording below: Event Details Matthias Wong gave this talk on Friday 30 September 2022, 9-10:30am EDT at Georgetown University as part of the ‘History of NASA and the Environment Symposium‘, organised by the … Read more

Britons in Iroquoia

Map of Red River Gorge, United States

Watch Charles Prior’s talk on ‘Britons in Iroquoia’, which was part of ‘Global Georgians: Transnational Interactions with the British Monarchy’, a roundtable hosted by our friends at the Georgian Papers Programme.