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History Day School: Birmingham's Global Communities - a historical and contemporary perspective

History Day School: Birmingham's Global Communities - a historical and contemporary perspective

Location: Birmingham Museum

26th October 2013 - 26th October 2013

 

Saturday 26 October 2013
 
AV Room, Gas Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
 
Organised by Birmingham Museums supported by the Centre for West Midlands History, Birmingham University
 
Chair: Dr Malcolm Dick, Director of the Centre for West Midlands History, University of Birmingham
 
 
1.30  Registration and coffee.
 
1.45  Birmingham's Jewish Community: 18th and 19th century experiences.
Dr Malcolm Dick, Director of the Centre for West Midlands History, University of Birmingham
 
2.45  Accounts from World War I and World War II - the story of Birmingham’s South Asian diaspora.
Jahan Mahmood, Local historian specialising in the history of Birmingham’s Afghan-Pakistani communities
 
3.45  Tea.
 
4.00  Post-war Birmingham: ethnic diversity and social change.
Izzy Mohammed, Cultural Sector Practitioner, Library of Birmingham (freelance) and Research Student, University of Birmingham
 
5.00  Panel takes questions.
 
5.15  Close.
 

Tickets £25.00 - advance booking required
To book you ticket please call the box office on 0121 303 1966, visit the Gas Hall reception desk, or