A Festival of People’s History: Events in April-May 2015, Manchester

Posted on 11/04/2015 by


The Manchester Centre for Regional History is excited to announce a programme of talks in April- May 2015 on ‘People’s History’. Supported by the MMU’s Institute of Humanities and Social Science Research, the talks are part of the Humanities in Public Festival, which runs throughout the year  with talks, debates, fairs, tours, and other events and activities, all of which are open to the public.

The strand, entitled Future Histories, will see talks from Prof Sally Alexander from Goldsmiths, Prof Alun Howkins  from University of Sussex/ University of East Anglia; Peter Box and Roger Ball of the International History From Below Network; and Andrew Flinn from University College London.

The talks will explore the histories, practices and ideals of ‘People’s History’ (click on title for further details):

The events are free and open to all! Simply book your place via the links. Further details online at http://www.hssr.mmu.ac.uk/mcrh/2014/09/25/peopleshistory/

This series coincides with MMU’s AHRC funded “Creating Our Future Histories” training programme designed to equip PhD students and early-career with public engagement and research partnership-building skills focussed around researching and recording local community histories.

All welcome. We hope to see you there!