Prof. Paul Pickering, Director of the Australian Studies Institute at the Australian National University, Canberra, visits the University of Cologne. Hosted by CAS and the Global South Studies Center, he will give two guest lectures:
30 October 2019: ‘Sooty Manchester’ : Rethinking Manchester’s Industrial Landscape 1800-2019;
17.45-19.15, International Kolleg Morphomata, Weyertal 59, 50937 Köln
31 October 2019: ‘Cogito, Ergo Sum’: Re-living History and the Search for Evidence;
16.00-17.30, Hörsaal XVIII, Hauptgebäude
Professor Paul Pickering is Director of both the Research School of Humanities and the Arts (2013-) and the Australian Studies Institute (2017-) at the Australian National University. He has published extensively on Australian, British and Irish social, political and cultural history as well as biography, public memory and commemoration, industrial heritage and the study of reenactment as an historical method. A paperback edition of his most recent book (with Kate Bowan): Sounds of Liberty: Music, Radicalism and Reform in the Anglophone World, 1790-1914 was published by Manchester University Press in March 2019. His current book project, From ‘Dark Satanic Mills’ to the ‘Manchester Miracle’: the politics of urban-industrial heritage in Britain, will be published by Routledge in 2020.