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The River Severn: Alternative Journeys

Public History Discussion Group Saturday 16th May 2015 The River Severn: Alternative Journeys Following a river from source to estuary is the obvious way to do it, isn’t it?  My photographic study of the River Severn suggests that this linear … Continue reading

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Negotiating control in the construction of the mental health recovery archive

Public History Discussion Group  Saturday 25th April 2015  Room 612 – Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY Come along for tea/coffee at 11am which will be served in the Staff Common Room Room on the 6th floor- … Continue reading

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Making public forgotten black histories 1750-2014: From ghostly hands to children’s memorials on slave graves

Public History Discussion Group Saturday 21st March 2015 Room 209 Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY Room on the 2nd floor- lift and stairs to all floors Talk starts promptly at 11.30am The talk discusses not only … Continue reading

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Voicing the stories of the excluded: Albanian families’ identity and history making in Athens, Greece

Public History Discussion Group Saturday 21st February 2015 at 11:30 am Eleni Vomvyla UCL Institute of Archaeology In my talk I draw from my ethnographic/participatory work with five Albanian families in Athens, Greece as part of my PhD research. By … Continue reading

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Public History Workshop Meeting – Saturday 1st November 2014

“A pile of my history, found in my parents’ attic”: The everyday histories and archives of popular music heritage. Paul Long, Professor of Media and Cultural History, Associate Director of Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research, Birmingham City University … Continue reading

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Public History Workshop Meeting – Saturday 31 May 2014

Dickens & the Workhouse Historian Ruth Richardson – author of Dickens & the Workhouse: Oliver Twist & the London Poor, The Making of Mr. Gray’s Anatomy and Death, Dissection & the Destitute – talks about her involvement in a campaign … Continue reading

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