Professor Robert A Bickers

B.A. (Hons), Ph.D.(Lond.)

  • BS8 1TB

1992 …2020

Research output per year

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Activities

'All Roads Lead to Hong Kong': People, City, Empires

Vivian Kong (Organiser), , Chris Wemyss (Organiser), , Robert Bickers (Organiser), , John Carroll (Organiser), , Nathan Kwan (Organiser), & Joyce Lau (Organiser)

6 Jun 20197 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Annual Meeting, Association for Asian Studies

Robert Bickers (Participant)

28 Mar 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Asia and Intra-Asian Connections Annual Conference of the Center for Global Asia, NYU Shanghai

Robert Bickers (Invited speaker)

22 Aug 201624 Aug 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

BIS China Science Focal Point for the Creative Economy; (External organisation)

Robert Bickers (Member)

20132015

Activity: Membership typesAdvisory work for/on national or international committee or working group

Book talk: 'Out of China: How the Chinese ended the era of Western domination'

Robert Bickers (Speaker)

18 Apr 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic talk, debate, discussion

Book talk: 'Out of China: How the Chinese ended the era of Western domination'

Robert Bickers (Speaker)

20 Apr 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic talk, debate, discussion

Book talk: 'Out of China: How the Chinese ended the era of Western domination', Buckingham Literary Festival

Robert Bickers (Speaker)

1 Jul 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic talk, debate, discussion

Book talk: 'Out of China: How the Chinese ended the era of Western domination', Chalke Valley History Festival

Robert Bickers (Speaker)

27 Jun 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic talk, debate, discussion

Building shared futures from photographic remains: Kenyan visual heritage and urban life

Neil C M Carrier (Organiser), , Robert Bickers (Contributor), , Elizabeth Haines (Contributor), & Ephraim Wahome (Contributor)

1 Jan 201931 Jul 2019

Activity: Other activity typesCollaboration

Conference on 'Empire in Asia: A New Global History', National University of Singapore, History Department

Robert Bickers (Invited speaker)

25 Sep 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Conference on ‘The Break-Up of Greater Britain’

Robert Bickers (Invited speaker)

1 Jul 20183 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Creative Histories

Robert Bickers (Speaker)

20 Jul 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Creative Histories

Robert Bickers (Speaker)

21 Jul 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

From Peking to Paris: China and the First World War

Robert Bickers (Participant)

3 Feb 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic talk, debate, discussion

Fudan University, ‘Symposium on Current Status and Future Outlook: Archive Institutes and Leadership of Modern China

Robert Bickers (Invited speaker)

30 Nov 20121 Dec 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Global China: Past and Present

Robert Bickers (Participant)

5 Dec 2014

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic talk, debate, discussion

Hong Kong History, Past, Present, and Future: The View from Hong Kong

Robert Bickers (Organiser)

12 Jan 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Invited Lecture at Nanjing University

Robert Bickers (Speaker)

Nov 2011

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Invited lecture at University of Hong Kong, Department of History

Robert Bickers (Participant)

May 2011 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk

Invited seminar speaker, National University of Singapore, History Department

Robert Bickers (Participant)

29 Sep 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Invited seminar speaker, University of Hong Kong, Department of History

Robert Bickers (Invited speaker)

12 Jan 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Invited speaker, Tenth Anniversary Public Lecture Series, University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Robert Bickers (Speaker)

5 Mar 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic talk, debate, discussion

Invited speaker, ‘The Lighthouse as a public good’, University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne

Robert Bickers (Participant)

21 Nov 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Invited talk, Institut d'Asie Orientale, Lyon: 'Moving stories: Memorialisation and identity in treaty port China'

Robert Bickers (Speaker)

26 Mar 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk

Invited talk at Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

Robert Bickers (Speaker)

Nov 2011

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk

Invited talk at Tunghai University

Robert Bickers (Participant)

Apr 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk

Invited talk at Xiamen University, Department of History

Robert Bickers (Speaker)

28 Nov 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk

Invited talk at Zhongshan University

Robert Bickers (Speaker)

18 Apr 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk

Invited Visitor at University of Michigan

Robert Bickers (Participant)

2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk

Keynote address, 'Moved by Conflict' schools conference, M-Shed

Robert Bickers (Speaker)

13 Oct 2014

Activity: Talk or presentation typesSchools engagement

New Lenses on China

Robert Bickers (Keynote/plenary speaker)

23 Jun 201724 Jun 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Public presentation of the 'Historical Photographs of China' project, University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Robert Bickers (Speaker)

6 Mar 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic talk, debate, discussion

RCUK (External organisation)

Robert Bickers (Member)

2012

Activity: Membership typesAdvisory work for/on national or international committee or working group

Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Institute of History Sixtieth Anniversary Conference, "City, culture and nation: Shanghai history, and beyond"

Robert Bickers (Keynote/plenary speaker)

18 Aug 201619 Aug 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Showcase at GREAT Festival of Creativity, Shanghai, China

Robert Bickers (Participant)

2 Mar 20154 Mar 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesFestival, exhibition, performance

Talk: 'China's twentieth century history and the role of the West'

Robert Bickers (Speaker)

28 Apr 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesSchools engagement

Talk: 'Treaty porters, or, How do you solve a problem like Charlie?', University of British Columbia, Centre for Chinese Research

Robert Bickers (Invited speaker)

25 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk

Talk at Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong branch

Robert Bickers (Participant)

14 Jan 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic talk, debate, discussion

Transnational Biographies – (Post)colonial and Imperial Regimes and Situations

Robert Bickers (Keynote/plenary speaker)

8 May 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Two invited lectures at Ca'Foscari University

Robert Bickers (Speaker)

Mar 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk

Visiting speaker

Robert Bickers (Participant)

30 Mar 20144 Apr 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk

WIles Lectures 2014

Robert Bickers (Participant)

28 May 201431 May 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Workshop at Kyoto University

Robert Bickers (Speaker)

8 Jan 20149 Jan 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Workshop on ALTER project, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

Robert Bickers (Keynote/plenary speaker)

31 Mar 20161 Apr 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk

workshop on ' Investigation and Research regarding Foreigners and Foreign Resources at Treaty Ports of Modern China'

Robert Bickers (Invited speaker)

11 Apr 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Workshop on Treaty Ports in East Asia, 1850-1920 at Heidelberg University

Robert Bickers (Invited speaker)

17 Jun 201618 Jun 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

World Economic History Congress 2015

Robert Bickers (Chair)

3 Aug 20157 Aug 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

‘“All Roads Lead to Hong Kong: Paths of Becoming a Hong Kong Historian” Roundtable discussion and Exhibition Launch of “Hong Kong Through the Lens” Exhibition

Vivian Kong (Organiser), , Chris Wemyss (Organiser), , Robert Bickers (Organiser), , John Carroll (Organiser), , Nathan Kwan (Organiser), & Joyce Lau (Organiser)

5 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesCommunity engagement, including convening focus/advisory groups