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Kathryn DytPast and Present Fellow, 2019-21
Living in an Egg Shell: Divination and an Experiential Sense of Place in Nguyen Vietnam, 1802-1886

Dr Kathryn Dyt is an environmental and cultural historian with a specialism in the history of Vietnam in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Her research project at the IHR explores, “The Vietnamese Weather-World: An Environmental History of the Nguyen Dynasty”.

Elizabeth ChantRHS Centenary Fellow (6 months)
 ‘Land of the Future’: Slaughterhouse Tourism and Modernity in Austral Chile, 1943-6

Liz is a PhD candidate in the Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies at University College London. She works at the intersections of history and cultural studies. Her AHRC-funded research analyses the evolution of representations of Patagonia in the south of Argentina and Chile using a diverse body of material including cartography, photography, literature, and voyage accounts from the late 18th to the early 20th century.

All welcome- this seminar is free to attend, but booking is required. It will be held online with details about how to join the virtual event being circulated via email to registered attendees 24 hours in advance.

The event will begin at 2:00pm GMT, but you will be able to join the event's online waiting room from 1:45pm GMT.