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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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‘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: “What is Sociology?”

Belén continues to write about her experience assisting with the widening participation project, Archives aLive at the MRC. In the third session, the students take over and ask “What is Sociology?”…

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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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