Part of HOTCUS’ “Seminars on the Urgent Past” series

Wednesday 24 February, 16:15-17:45 (via Zoom)

Hear reflections from a diverse panel of historians, responding to recent US political events and the interweaving of tactile and digital challenges facing democracy. From the storming of the Capitol Building to discussions about Civil Rights and the impacts of Covid-19. Explore these pressing concerns and possible responses through Question & Answer sessions on such areas as surveillance technology and privacy, social media, gender, race, environment, protest, and memory.

Please register for the event here:

Confirmed speakers:

Rebecca Brückmann (Ruhr-University Bochum)

Clodagh Harrington (De Montfort University) 

J.D. Schnepf (University of Groningen) 

Jenny Woodley (Nottingham Trent University) 

Please contact Tim Galsworthy ([email protected]) or Tim Peacock ([email protected]) with any questions.