The People: The Rise and Fall of the Working Class, 1910-2010 – 20 November

Thursday, 20 November

5.15pm

Modern British History seminar riund table on

Selina Todd’s acclaimed recent book 

The People: The Rise and Fall of the Working Class, 1910-2010

The book explores a century of British history from the perspective of the working class.

Commentary will be provided by Prof Carolyn Steedman and Dr Ruth Percy, with a response from Dr Todd and questions from the floor.

Conference room, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies,  Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square.

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About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly, and am a member of the latter's Environment Forum. I am a member of the 5 Norbury Residents Associations Joint Planning Committee, and a Governor of Norbury Manor Primary School. I write for Croydon Citizen at http://thecroydoncitizen.com. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and advise the North East People's History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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