Past events in History

History lunchtime seminar: Henry Miller - The material culture and practice of petitioning in the UK, 1780-1918

12:00 - 12:50 29 April 2020

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History Research Seminar: Clare Hickman (University of Newcastle) - 'Pine Fresh: A history of pine aroma and health from the sanatorium to the domestic bathroom'

05 March - 15 August 2020

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History lunchtime seminar: Chrisoula Lionis - Humour in States of ‘Occupation’: Contemporary Art and Cultural Resilience in Palestine, Greece and Australia

13:00 - 13:50 25 March 2020

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Remembering Biafra: Public History for Community Empowerment

10:00 - 16:30 25 January 2020

January 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the end of the Nigeria-Biafra war (1967-1970). The Nigeri...

'Race and respectability in mid-twentieth-century London'

16:00 - 17:30 07 November 2019

Rob Waters (Queen Mary) 'Race and respectability in mid-twentieth-century London'

Discovering Caribbean Family Memories: Part of the Being Human Festival

10:00 - 17:00 16 November 2019

Manchester is home to a vibrant and diverse Caribbean community and during this workshop you can dis...

Discovering Emigrant Children

17:30 - 19:30 21 November 2019

This event offers the unique chance to learn about the 90,000 orphaned British children who forcibly...