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Shane Ewen Nov 16
Seems appropriate to re-post this article I wrote for on why red tape saves lives. Bolton's Top Storey fire in 1961 features (19 deaths, led to strengthened regs over nightclubs): boltonfire
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Shane Ewen Nov 13
At for a workshop on Museums, Universities, Health & Wellbeing. Lots of interest in the relationship btwn health, culture & the arts. Of interest to
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Shane Ewen Nov 13
Doing some class prep for a session on youth culture & music, with a case study on , in the pub which was integral to their formation,
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Gareth Barber Nov 12
Great to spend some time with and the team today researching the activities of Fred Barber in N Africa and Italy - really exciting - brought Remembrance Day home this year
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CrimeHistorian Nov 12
Huge congratulations to Dr. who had her viva today very proud!
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Heritage Consortium Nov 12
Congratulations to ⁦⁩! Many thanks to examiners Prof Alyson Brown ⁦⁩ and Prof Ruth Robbins !! ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Dr Lisa Smith Nov 12
Blog post on our new project, 'British? Or European?: George III’s dinner table and the taste of the nation, 1788-1801': . With &
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CrimeHistorian Nov 11
I’ll be giving a public lecture on juvenile offenders in the NW, on the 27th November : Young Criminal Lives: Experience, Practice and Reform in the North-West, c. 1854- c. 1914
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Shane Ewen Nov 11
Ready for another walking trail tomorrow. Best dig my waterproofs out
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Forged by Fire Nov 8
Fantastic day at with Y9 pupils creating graphic novel stories about the unsung heroes of Bradford City's fire. Great team effort by all involved, esp Mr Adams' pupils. Can't wait to launch them!
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Fern Pullan Nov 6
We at and are delighted joined us at the start of 2019 to work on the project alongside . It's great to see some of the work starting to come to fruition in his own research!
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Aaron Andrews Nov 7
A huge thank you to colleagues for their feedback on my seminar paper yesterday - ‘Truth, Trust and Tragedy in late-20th century Britain: the 1981 New across massacre’
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leedsbecketthistory Nov 6
Aaron’s presenting work from the project on the response to a 1981 fire in New Cross
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Rachel Rich Nov 6
If you haven’t been able to make it to the today you can still come to the ‘War without Glamour’ exhibition ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Rachel Rich Nov 6
The team getting ready for their on the politics of curating their life of Emily Hobhouse
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Hobhouse Letters Nov 6
War Without Glamour exhibition now open to the public at Leeds Beckett University Leslie Silver library until 20 November
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Rachel Rich Nov 6
Hobhouse’s bust- it didn’t fit her image of herself. She would have liked to have a bit more control over how she was represented
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Olivia Wyatt 🇰🇳🇮🇳 ☬ Nov 5
44 years ago today, hundreds of Black youths rose up against police brutality in , Leeds. The arrest of 12 young men united the community against this familiar injustice. After a vigorous campaign, the jury acquitted most of them.
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Hobhouse Letters Nov 4
Looking forward to our Leeds Cultural Conversation on Wednesday: This coincides with the Leeds launch of our exhibition, currently on display in the Leslie Silver Building. All very welcome.
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Leeds Beckett Library Nov 2
If you're coming to the Library at City there's an interesting exhibition in the Lesley Silver Building about peace activist & feminist including her writings, drawings & textiles
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