Posts tagged with ‘history’

Pay It No Mind screening

Join us for a screening of Pay It No Mind, a film about the life of Marsha P Johnson, a revolutionary trans activist, Stonewall instigator, Andy Warhol model, drag queen and prostitute, as well as a downtown New York fixture. Part of LGBT History Month.

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Historians Against Slavery Conference

In October 2017, Historians Against Slavery (HAS) will hold its biennial conference outside of the United States for the first time, at the International Slavery Museum (ISM) in Liverpool. The two-day conference will mark the 10th Anniversary of the ISM as well as Black History Month 2017. It is co-hosted by HAS, the ISM, the Centre for the Study of International Slavery (University of Liverpool) and the Antislavery Usable Past project (Universities of Nottingham and Hull).

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Song of the Reed – screening and discussion

The Taiwan Studies Programme and Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies present a screening of the documentary Song of the Reed, followed by a roundtable discussion. Song of the Reed is a Taiwanese documentary produced by the Taipei Women’s Rescue Foundation and directed by Wu Hsiu-Ching, chronicling the later years of Taiwanese women who were forced into sexual slavery during World War II.

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Citizens of the Third Reich – Everyday Betrayals and the Pink Triangle Prisoners of Sachsenhausen

Dr Max Biddulph, Associate Professor in the School of Education, launches LGBT History Month 2017 with a public lecture. Join us for an exploration of the experiences of pink-triangle prisoners at Sachsenhausen and how social context impacts on our concept of citizenship. How does living in a totalitarian regime influence the behaviour of its citizens, and what are the implications for contemporary societies?

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The Paris Commune and US Internationalism

The Department of American and Canadian Studies presents this talk from Dr J Michelle Coghlan, University of Manchester, examining the Paris Commune as a sensation and a lived practice of counter-remembrance in the long nineteenth century.

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The Enigma of Late Hellenistic and Roman Crete: Unanswered Questions

The first Colloquium on Roman Crete Conference will focus on the theme, “The Enigma of Late Hellenistic and Roman Crete: Unanswered Questions”.

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New book charts history of The University of Nottingham

The first full-length history of The University of Nottingham has been penned by one of our […]

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Nottinghamshire Local History and Archaeology Day

Now in its third year, this hugely successful regional festival will be displaying the wide and varied work taking place throughout Nottinghamshire by local history and archaeology societies, archaeological units, museums and other regional archaeological organisations. This big event will include displays, activities, handling of original material and talks. The day is suitable for everyone including those with a general interest, people taking part in historical and archaeological work and those wanting to get involved.

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Civil rights documentary cinema and the 1960s

This prestigious conference (in conjunction with the British Academy) focuses on films based in civil rights history and inspired by it.

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