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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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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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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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