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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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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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The Book Thief: the backdrop of history

Working with archives, I get to see so many snippets of history. Whether I pull out the wrong box, glance at the documents on the scanner or see the items being requested, I am continually exposed to a variety of archive material. Amongst those that I have come across, a few items from the Cycle’s Touring Club collection are particularly notable. The CTC collection has an abundance of photographs that capture moments from all over the globe…

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