Public meeting places and enclosed spaces: (very) current uses of Castlefield & the tradition of meeting on the Camp field in the nineteenth century

by Erin Beeston Last Sunday, the People’s Assembly hosted a No to Austerity march through Manchester amongst a host of activities trending on twitter as #TakeBackMCR in response to the Conservative Party Conference held at Manchester Central (or G-Mex as many of us know it) in the former Central Railway Station. Reports on attendance in … Continue reading Public meeting places and enclosed spaces: (very) current uses of Castlefield & the tradition of meeting on the Camp field in the nineteenth century

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Lunchtime Seminar Thursday 5th December

We are delighted to welcome Dunja Blazevic from the University of Bergen! Please note that the seminar has been moved from Tuesday to Thursday due to tomorrow's strike action. Dunja Blazevic University of Bergen  A place for gender in history: debating gender history in Scandinavia, 1970 to 2000   05th December 2013 1 p.m. – … Continue reading Lunchtime Seminar Thursday 5th December

Lunchtime Seminar Tuesday 26th November

The next lunchtime seminar will be given by our very own Hannah Kershaw. Please see the poster and abstract below for further information.   From ‘Any Woman’ Thrush to Pitiful AIDS: The Construction of HIV-Positive Identities in Just Seventeen Magazine, 1983-1997 26th November 2013 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Simon Building Room 2.57 For more … Continue reading Lunchtime Seminar Tuesday 26th November

Lunchtime Seminar Tuesday 12th September

For our next seminar we are delighted to host Chris Corker from Sheffield Hallam University. Please see the poster and abstract below for further information. Chris Corker Sheffield Hallam University The Spin Of Technology: Armaments and Metallurgy at Hadfields, Sheffield c.1900-1914 12th November 20131 p.m. – 2 p.m.Simon Building Room 2.57For more information, contact stuart.butler@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk   The Spin Of … Continue reading Lunchtime Seminar Tuesday 12th September

Lunchtime Seminar Tuesday 15th October

It's time for the first normal seminar in our seminar series, we are delighted to have a colleague from our cross-Pennine rivals the HPS department at the University of Leeds! Rebecca Bowd University of Leeds ‘Extending medical knowledge’: libraries, books and medicine in the eighteenth century 15th October 2013 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Simon … Continue reading Lunchtime Seminar Tuesday 15th October

Lunchtime Seminar: Tuesday 14th May 2013

Risk, Responsibility and Robens: The Regulation of Occupational Health and Safety in Britain, 1961-1974 Chris Sirrs (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) Tuesday 14th May 2013 1 p.m. Simon Building 2.57 (CHSTM Seminar Room)  Despite rejuvenated historical interest in occupational health, the emergence of the current system of health and safety regulation in Britain … Continue reading Lunchtime Seminar: Tuesday 14th May 2013