MCPHH Past Lectures, Projects and Exhibitions


MCPHH/CA Public Lecture: “Is ‘race’ a theme in Petrarch’s Africa, and why should we care?”, Dr Sam Agbamu – 26 October, 2022, 6pm

Online MCPHH Public Lecture: Stories, Archives, Voices: Inclusive History at Historic Royal Palace, Dr Misha Ewen – 2 November 2022, 5pm

An Evening with Mrs. Terrell and Friends: Film Screening, 16 November, 2022, 5pm

Taking Academic Research Public: Summer Course

Professor Catherine Fletcher Inaugural Lecture – A foul and pestilent discovery: Handguns as a new technology in early modern Europe – 27 April, 5.30pm, Manchester Metropolitan University, Geoffrey Manton Building

Professor Thomas Cauvin – Rethinking Authority in Public History: Citizens as Historians? – 3 March

Professor Natan Meir, Sam Johnson Memorial Lecture 2021: Drafting the Undesirables: Jewish Conscription to the Imperial Russian Military under Nicholas I – 15 December 2021

Disability History Month 2021

Heritage Open Days: The Richard Roberts Archive – September 2021

Thomas Ferriar – Mancunian South American Liberator: a bi-centennial commemoration – 17 July 2021

Dr Michael Nevell, Digging up Manchester: Industrial Archaeology & Heritage in the Shock City – 2 June 2021

Corinne Fowler, Colonial Countryside, Heritage Research and the Culture War – 5 May 2021

Robert Mills’ LGBT History Month lecture: ‘Recognising Wilgefortis’ – 24 February 2021

Mongol and Seljuk Conversion to Islam and the Steppe Ideology – 11 February 2021

‘Half-victims’? Jewish ‘Mischlinge’ in the Third Reich, 1933-1945 – Dr Jean Marc Dreyfus, 3 December 2020

Covid-19 in Historical Perpsective: an ‘in conversation’ series – November 2020

Classical Association Lectures – November 2020

‘Island Exile in Colonial Australia’ – Dr Katy Roscoe, 9 December 2020

As Seen on Screen: Period dramas, ‘accuracy’ & the historical adviser – Dr Hannah Grieg Public Lecture, 11 November 2020, 5.30pm

75th Anniversary Pan African Congress Talk by Dr Ray Costello, 15th October 2020, 5.30pm

MCPHH and RSHC host Public History in Lockdown Zoom Workshop – September 2020

Stonewall 50 Years On: Gay Liberation and Lesbian Feminism in its European Context – December 2019

The Nineteenth-Century Motorist in the North West – September 2019

‘Therapy and well-being through heritage fieldwork?’

Women and Slavery: Agency and Constraint in the Slaveholding South – January 2019

Projects and Exhibitions

Heritage and Wellbeing Evaluation
Heritage and Wellbeing: Creating Healthier Societies Through Heritage
Virtual Heritage and Wellbeing
Heritage and Wellbeing Guidelines

Manchester – Leningrad/St Petersburg City Partnership: An Exhibition

Leibniz University of Hannover Blog – October 2019

The Stone Age for School Kids: the Bryn Celli Ddu Minecraft Experience

Manchester in 100 Shops: Exhibition – February – May 2019

Can Digging Make You Happy?

Being Young on the Home Front: Young People in North West England during World War One

The Women’s Peace Crusade

House and home: physical and emotional comfort in the country house, England and Sweden c.1680-1820

Passions of Youth: The Leisure Lives of Working-Class Young Men in Manchester

Granadaland: Histories and Memories of Granada TV in the North West of England, 1954-1990

Creating Our Future Histories: AHRC Skills Training Programme


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