On Monday 27 April, the School of History and Anthropology is organising two special public lectures by award-winning speakers on the theme of History in Society.
PFC G06, 10am-11am, Mon 27 April
Dr June Bam-Hutchison (Kingston University) 'Memory, contestation and new journeys of belonging'
PFC G07, 4pm-5pm, Mon 27 April
Taylor Downing (Flashback Television)
'Making history on television: reflections of a television historian'
Dr June Bam-Hutchison is an anti-apartheid campaigner who led the redesign of the South African history curriculum after the end of apartheid, and an award-winning expert in heritage and post-conflict reconstruction.
Taylor Downing is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, specialising in historical themes. He is Managing Director and Head of History at Flashback Television, one of the leading factual independent production companies in the UK, and has made more than 200 documentaries on a wide range of subjects over the last twenty years, ranging from landmark history series to social affairs drama-documentaries.
All are welcome to these public talks.