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February 2021

First Tuesday: Paul Gailiunas on John Marshall: Printer, Librarian and Radical

February 2 @ 19:00

Zoom details to be added nearer to the meeting date. John Marshall was very well-known in Gateshead and Newcastle in the first third of the nineteenth century, and there are references to him in a variety of contexts. The evidence that has survived contradicts some of the assumptions made by previous authors, especially around the winter of 1816/1817, when he first became politically active. Although politics seems to have become less important to him by the mid-1820s, he was present…

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British Association for Local History Digital Workshop : (Postgrad students only) How to get your local history research out there!

February 13 @ 10:00

Please note that this session is only available to students registered on a recognised Masters or PhD course of study at an HEI. ECRs who are within 5 years of completing their PhD are also welcome to attend. Details and booking Workshop on Public Engagement and Collaborative Working (a student special) with Claire Kennan (BALH) Practical guidance on how academic research can be communicated to wider audiences, the opportunities that are available for collaborative and partnership working and how your…

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March 2021

Professor John Bradshaw: Child poverty in the North East region. Event celebrating the life and contribution of Professor John Veit-Wilson

March 2 @ 17:30
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Attendance details here Professor John Veit-Wilson Celebrating the life and contribution of Professor John Veit-Wilson and the move of the North East Child Poverty Commission to Newcastle University, this lecture will consider the evidence on the most recent trends and spatial distribution of child poverty in the North East, reflecting on the strengths and weaknesses of that evidence, in particular in the context of Covid-19. It will also include a review of the impact of the post-Covid interventions and prescribe…

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British Association for Local History Digital Webinar: How to grow your local history social media presence

March 10 @ 18:00

A one-hour webinar with BALH’s Social Media Fellow, Daniella Gonzalez. Daniella will provide an introduction to the various social media platforms available and how local history societies can best use them to promote their work and engage with the wider history community. Details and booking

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April 2021

First Tuesday: Hannah Kent, “One Aim, One God, One Destiny”? An Investigation of Black Lives on Tyneside, 1939 – 1952

April 6 @ 19:00
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Hannah Kent will talk about her essay that won the 2020 Sid Chaplin prize. Details to follow

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