Manchester Histories Festival: From Little Ireland to Chinatown

Editors Note: This is an archived blog post from 21/3/2014 From Little Ireland to Chinatown: Mapping diversity in Manchester Wed 26 Mar 2014 6pm Manchester Central Library St. Peter’s Square, Manchester, M2 5PD How has immigration, from the mid-nineteenth century to today, changed the face of Manchester? Digital mapping is an exciting tool for visualising…

Manchester Histories Festival – Manchester Heroes

Editors Note: This is an archived blog post from 21/3/2014 Panel Discussion – Manchester Heroes: Should the City Remember Its Heroes? Monday 24 March, 6.30pm – 8.00pm, National Football Museum Manchester is associated with a unique cast of characters from the Pankhurst family to Alan Turing, George Best to Morrissey. 200-miles North of London, it’s…

Dr. Carden-Coyne on disabled veterans

Editors Note: This is an archived blog post from 8/12/2014 The University of Manchester is, for the first time, involved in the UK-wide Disability History Month awareness project, and this year’s theme is the First World War. Manchester City Council’s Equality and Diversity team has asked History’s Dr. Ana Carden-Coyne to give the inaugural lecture…