Newcastle Postcolonial Research Group

Relaunched in 2019, the Newcastle Postcolonial Research Group is a community for researchers based in the Northeast whose work examines interdisciplinary concerns of postcolonial studies.


Please use the menu bar to learn more about us, and check out the Northeast Postcolonial Calendar below!


Northeast Postcolonial Calendar

Insights Lecture: Professor Leigh Fought

British Women in the Liberation of Frederick Douglass (Black History Month Lecture)

Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts: Poetry Reading by Patricia Smith

  • Venue: Culture Lab, Newcastle University
  • Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:15

RaCE Network: 'The Uprising' Film Screening

  • Venue: Sunderland Minster, High Street West, Sunderland, SR1 3ET
  • Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:00-19:00

APL R+D Seminar: Professor Roger Burrows

  • Venue: Exhibition Room 4.60, Daysh Building, Newcastle University
  • Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:00-14:00

Lost England? A Post-Brexit Sociological Travelogue

Events on John Akomfrah: Ballasts of Memory

  • Venue: Culture Lab,Newcastle University; Tyneside Cinema; BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
  • Date: Wed-Sat, 23-27 Oct 2019

Durham University EDI Unit: An Introduction to the Sudan Archive

  • Venue: University Library, Palace Green, Durham DH1 3RN
  • Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 17:00-18:00

Work in Progress Forum

  • Venue: Meeting room 2 (1.11/1.12), Great North House (GNH)
  • Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 12:00-14:00

History Research Seminar Series: Dr Kristofer Ray

England, France, and Imperial Imaginations in Indigenous Trans-Appalachia 1585-1715

NPRG Seminar Series: Dr Christian Høgsbjerg

C.L.R. James, the mass strike of 1919 in colonial Trinidad and 'The Case for West Indian Self-Government'

MCH Seminar Series: Professor Divya Tolia-Kelly

Whose Film Heritage? Postcolonial Perspectives on the BFI's Indian Films

Lecture by Professor Stephanie Newell (Durham University)

  • Venue: Ken Wade Lecture Theatre (CLC203), Calman Learning Centre, Durham University
  • Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 18:15

Worlds of Print: Creative Writing in Colonial West Africa, 1880s-1930s

APL R+D Seminar: Felix Da Mata

  • Venue: Exhibition Room 4.60, Daysh Building, Newcastle University
  • Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 13:00-14:00

Revisiting sites-and-services as low-income housing solutions in Sub-saharan Africa

Theory Reading Group

  • Venue: Northern Stage, Newcastle University
  • Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:00

Work in Progress Forum

Work in Progress Forum

NPRG Seminar Series: Dr Emanuelle Santos

Peripheral Postcolonialities: A Roundtable with Dr Emanuelle Santos, Dr Neelam Srivastava and Dr Michael Tsang

NPRG Seminar Series: Professor Charles Forsdick

  • Venue: TBC, Newcastle University
  • Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2020 15:00-17:00

The AHRC's Translating Cultures themes and the GCRF

NPRG Seminar Series: Dr Tania Sengupta

Modernity's Margins: Spaces of Mufassal Towns of Colonial Bengal

Work in Progress Forum

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