Exploring the rich and fascinating past of the historic counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. We uncover the history of the people, ideas and events that shaped the West Midlands and the world beyond.
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Birmingham’s Global Communities: a historical & contemporary perspective

Saturday 26 October 2013, 1.30 – 5.15pm

AV Room, Gas Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Talks programme:

Birmingham’s Jewish Community: 18th and 19th century experiences
Dr Malcolm Dick – Director of the Centre for West Midlands History, University of Birmingham

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

Post-war Birmingham: ethnic diversity and social change
Izzy Mohammed – Cultural Sector Practitioner, Library of Birmingham (freelance) and Research Student, University of Birmingham

There will also be a panel discussion and light refreshments

Tickets £25.00

Places are limited and advance booking is required – to book your ticket call the box office on 0121 303 1966, book in person at the Gas Hall reception
desk, or book on-line at www.bmag.org.uk.

Organised by Birmingham Museums supported by the Centre for West Midlands History, Birmingham University

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