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Why we need events like “Why Is My Curriculum White?”

The Modern Records Centre recently collaborated with Warwick SU to put on an open education series focusing on issues of racial resistance, including a panel talk discussing ‘Why Is My Curriculum White?’. Maahwish Mirza, the SU Education Officer, blogs about why asking these questions and hosting this series is so important…

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By Any Means Necessary? : Questioning Ideas of Militancy in the Civil Rights Struggle

The debate between militant and peaceful approaches to protest has been, and remains to be, a controversial one. How far is too far? What is ‘necessary’? This seminar at the MRC looked at the Civil Rights struggle in American, focusing on the actions of Malcolm X and the Black Panthers to examine the effects of militant resistance…

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After Talk Must Come Action: Racial Resistance and Remaking

We are pleased to announce that the Modern Records Centre has collaborated with Warwick SU to produce an open series of educational events, including exhibitions, seminars and panel talks. Our first series is called ‘After Talk Must Come Action: Racial Resistance and Remaking’ and has 5 fortnightly events taking place this term…

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‘A Wheely Merry Christmas’ from the MRC’s Collections

To celebrate the 12 days of Christmas, we have selected 12 Christmas cards from the Cyclists Touring Club collection. Ranging from funny to sweet, classic to a little odd, they’ll definitely put you in the festive spirit! You certainly won’t see these in Clinton Cards!

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How could ancient Greek viewers still recognise their gods today?

The answer is iconography, or rather, the language of images. As a Masters student within the Classics and Ancient History department here at Warwick, I spend a lot of my time looking at images that frankly make little sense and don’t resemble much to the modern eye…

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