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The Organiser and the Victim: Power Relationships in the Colonial World

Date: 15 January 2011

Venue: Room CMO. 12 (A & B), Claus Moser Building, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG

The Organiser and the Victim: Power Relationships in the Colonial World

Saturday 15 January 2011

If you would like to attend please contact John Strachan (j.strachan@lancaster.ac.uk) or Laura Sandy (l.r.sandy@ams.keele.ac.uk)

Room CMO. 12 (A & B), Claus Moser Building, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG

10.00 Coffee and Welcome

10.30 Keynote Address

Chair: Christopher Grocott, Birmingham University

Migrants and the Marginalised in the Colonial and Post-Colonial British World

(Stephen Constantine, Lancaster University)

11.30 Coffee Break

12.00 Panel I: Historiography and Colonial Power Relationships

Chair: TBC

Power at Sea: Groups, Individuals, and the Recent Historiography of the Maritime World (Glen O'Hara, Oxford Brookes University)

'Poor Whites' in the History and Historiography of Empire: The Case of French Algeria

(John Strachan, Lancaster University)

Elites, Identity, and the Writing of Working Class Voices in the History of Gibraltar

(Christopher Grocott, Birmingham University)

13.20 Lunch

14.20 Panel II: Locating 'Poor Whites' in Colonial History

Chair: Huw David, Oxford University

The Politics of Rhodesia's White Working Class: Proletarian Aristocrats of Labour

(Donal Lowry, Oxford Brookes University)

Between Planter and Slave: Overseers, Race, and Class on Colonial Slave Plantations in Virginia and South Carolina (Laura Sandy, Keele University)

Degenerates, Drunks and Ne-er-do-wells: The 'Poor White' problem in Kenya Colony, 1939-1963 (Will Jackson, Leeds University)

15.40 Coffee Break

16.10 Panel III: Race and Otherness

Chair: TBC

'To Sow the Seed of National Strife in this Alien Region': Peasant Resettlement in Russian Tukestan, 1865-1917 (Alexander Morrison, Liverpool University)

'Race hatred is being fostered': racial discrimination in pre-independence Jamaica (Henrice Altink, York University)

'Minority' Causes in Imperial Discourses 1878-1914: The Case of James Bryce and the Armenians (Jo Laycock, Manchester University)

17.30 Wine Reception and Closing Discussion

19.00 Dinner

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Who can attend: Anyone

 

Further information

Associated staff: Stephen Constantine, John Strachan

Organising departments and research centres: History

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