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Birmingham: Workshop of the World, 2 part workshop

Event at the Birmingham & Midlands Institute

2 part course
Dates: Saturday 10th June & Saturday 1st July
Time: 10.30am – 4pm (registration from 10am)
Costs: £32/£29 per day for Members of the Birmingham & Midland Institute and Friends of the Centre for West Midlands History
(price includes lunch and refreshments)

These study days, held at the Birmingham & Midland Institute, explore themes from the recent publication Birmingham: The Workshop of the World (2016).

Part 1 (10th June) looks at the history of Birmingham chronologically, featuring talks from Dr Mike Hodder Before Beorma: Prehistoric and Roman Birmingham, Dr Malcolm Dick A City of a Thousand Trades, 1700-1945, Ann Hughes Birmingham and the English Civil War, and Matt Cole The Transformation of Post-War Birmingham.

Part 2 (1st July) takes a thematic approach to Birmingham: Dr Sally Hoban Art, Design and Architecture, Professor Roger Ward Birmingham: A Political Profile, 1700-1940, Dr Caroline Archer-Parré Printing and the Printed Word, and Jonathan Reinarz Industry and Illness: Investing in Health and Medical Provision.

To download a booking form for the workshops please click HERE

For further information about BMI events, please contact them on 0121 236 3591 or admin@bmi.org.uk.



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