Event date: 7th March 2019
Event Location: Arts 2 Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS
Raphael Samuel Memorial Lecture 2019
by Yasmin Khan
Thursday 7th March 2019, 6.00 – 7.30pm
Imperial soldiers played a significant and increasingly well acknowledged part in the Second World War, but what about the women of the British empire? What stories might global and feminist histories of the Second World War reveal? Along the thoroughfares of empire, from Aden to Calcutta and Hong Kong, women’s lives were transformed by the pressures of the global war. This lecture will consider some of the most marginal and forgotten voices in British Second World War history.
Yasmin Khan is an Associate Professor of British History at the University of Oxford. She has published on the decolonization of South Asia including refugees, war and the Partition of 1947, most recently The Raj at War (Bodley Head, 2015). In 2018 she presented a short series, A Passage to Britain, on BBC2.
Wine reception to follow
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