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Situating Women’s Liberation: Historicizing a Movement Symposium

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The aim of this one day conference at the University of Portsmouth is to historicize the women’s liberation movement within western society between c1968-1990


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Lessons From 1970 & the Higher Education Sector Today

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Friday 6 June 2014 10-4 pm Woods-Scawen Room, Warwick University Arts Centre A conference sponsored by Warwick UCU “Is it inevitable that the…


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Book Launch to Celebrate Conscientious Objectors Day

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Book launch at Housmans Bookshop, N1, to celebrate Conscientious Objectors Day on 15th May 2014


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Public History Discussion Group Meeting

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Historian Ruth Richardson talks about her involvement in a campaign on the streets of London to preserve the remains of the Strand Union Workhouse


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The Bethnal Green Underground Shelter Disaster

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Roundtable and exhibition, with social historian Juliet Gardiner on 21st May 2014


What can Radical Historians Offer to a World Threatened by Climate Change?

What can Radical Historians Offer to a World Threatened by Climate Change?

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A discussion about the place of environment in history at 6.30 pm on Wednesday 28 May 2014


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Tony Benn: Assessing his Legacy for the Left

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The Socialist History Society is hosting this seminar to assess Tony Benn’s contribution to British politics; speakers will look at the historical roots of his commitment to socialism; his record in and out of office; some of the key causes he championed; and his role as a populariser of history


Birkbeck Race Forum

Birkbeck Race Forum & MA Culture Diaspora Ethnicity Annual Lecture 2014

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Birkbeck Institute for Social Research: Race Forum and Department of Psychosocial Studies presents Jasbir Puar on ‘Debility/Capacity: Debt, Disability and Disaster Capitalism’


London At War Series

London At War Series

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Convened by the Raphael Samuel History Centre and some of the museums, archives and galleries which make up its History and Heritage Adult Learning Network, with walks, workshops, lectures and talks, this special events series explores some of the unexpected dimensions of the city during the two world wars


Symposium: Oral Labour Histories: Britain at Work 1945-95

Symposium: Oral Labour Histories: Britain at Work 1945-95

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Britain at Work is organising an Oral Labour History Day at the Bishopsgate Institute in London, on Saturday 17 May, with an afternoon theme focusing on occupations and social protest in the UK