Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK

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From Margins to Centre? An undergraduate conference on marginalised histories
A one day conference to explore marginalised histories and the intersectionality between them, with a particular focus on LGBT+ history, women's history, BME history, and history of disability. Aimed specifically at undergraduate students to involve them in the discipline. #UGhistconf
Feb 28, 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Berrick Saul Building,
Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
Free entry

A few words from the founders



Click here to hear our speakers and organisers's thoughts on the conference


Catherine Hall

Emerita Professor of Modern British Social and Cultural History at University College London

Clare Burgess

Co-organiser and undergraduate student of early modern French women's history at the University of York

Olivia Wyatt

Co-organiser and undergraduate student of Black resistance in the nineteenth and the twentieth centuries

Jonathan Saha

Associate Professor of Southeast Asian History at the University of Leeds

Sue Lemos

Masters and PhD ESRC-funded candidate specialising in the Black LGBTQ+ movement at the University of Warwick

Esme Cleall

Lecturer in the History of the British Empire at the University of Sheffield

Benno Gammerl

Lecturer in Queer History at Goldsmiths University


Opening Remarks


Clare Burgess and Olivia Wyatt will open the conference.

Keynote Speaker


Catherine Hall will present her own work and thoughts on the conference.

Networking Hours

13:15-14:10 and 18:00+

There will be a 15-minute break between each panel and an hour break for lunch, during which a poster session will be held. There will also be a reception following the closing remarks at 18:00.


Contact and Submissions

Please email all submissions to the email address below. If you have any queries, use this form to reach out to us! Alternatively, you can tweet to us with: #UGhistconf


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