Imperial Humanitarianism

Colleagues in the Department of History at Birmingham are hosting this interesting roundtable on Imperial Humanitarianism. Dr. Ben White, who lectures modern history of the Middle East, is also leading the research theme “Saving Humans: Risk, Intervention, Survival” at Birmingham’s new Institute of Advanced Studies:,
in which Adam is currently involved, so watch this space!


We’re holding a round table this Friday on ‘Imperial Humanitarianism’, with speakers including Alan Lester (Sussex), Matthew Hilton (Birmingham, talking about something we’ve posted about here recently), and—following a late change of programme—Ben White (also Birmingham). Full details are below; attendance is free, but please email to reserve a place so we can order enough tea, coffee, and cake. Yes! There’ll be free tea, coffee, cake…

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