This interactive and thought-provoking archives course provides access to hundreds of pamphlets, zines, photographs and ephemera from our special collections covering topics such as recycling, waste disposal, noise pollution, conservation and air quality.
Who is this course for?
This course is for anyone with an interest in history.
How will this course be taught?
These exploratory archive courses are taught through the handling, examining and reading of curated sets of original historical materials from our library and special collections. There will be opportunities to share findings through informal, facilitated discussions. A short tutor presentation provides background and context.
Meet the Tutor
Dr Michelle Johansen
Dr Michelle Johansen is a social historian of nineteenth and twentieth-century London based at Bishopsgate Institute. Michelle has extensive experience of delivering engaging archive learning sessions for a range of audiences, from primary school pupils to university students to adult learners. She has a particular interest in ‘hidden histories’ and enjoys bringing forgotten or neglected metropolitan individuals and incidents back to life. Michelle’s publications include articles in Teaching History and the London Journal.
Need to Know
- 14:00 - 17:00
- Full £23 / Conc. £17
- Dr Michelle Johansen
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