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Eat, Drink and Be Merry!

In celebration of Christmas, the Modern Records Centre at the University of Warwick has curated an exhibition of two of the central elements of the Christmas season besides friends and family—That is food and drink.
The ‘Eat, Drink and Be Merry!’ exhibition includes several pieces of archival documents related to eating and drinking in 20th century Britain. Continue reading Eat, Drink and Be Merry!

Celebrating Black History @ the MRC

Every October in Britain, we make a special effort to celebrate the contributions that people of African descent have made to British society, contributions so often ignored and excluded from dominant narratives.
Across the campus there are different events, talk and exhibitions celebrating Black history month. Amongst these is the interactive exhibition ‘Black British Arts: Digital Exhibition’ curated by the Modern Records Centre (MRC) and on display in the library foyer.

On display in the Library foyer
On display in the Library foyer

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‘On Campus’, then and now.

The sixth former entering university often has difficulty in adjusting to a new academic and social life. Students at the University of Warwick who have experienced the same problem decided to make this film to help…”

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Archives aLive: Researching Unemployment

Belén talks us through the second session of our widening participation project, Archives aLive, at the MRC. Read about what our school groups got up to & their responses…

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Discovering LEO at Cheltenham Science Festival

Last Saturday, we had the pleasure of hosting a session in the University of Warwick What If? Zone of Cheltenham Science Festival, where we asked ‘What does the past and future of computing look like?’…

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