Disability History Month 2021

We are excited to announce a collaboration with Manchester City Council and the Cultures of Disability research cluster for Disability History Month 2021. Learn more about the research cluster here.

November will see four great virtual lectures:

3 November, 6-7.30pm – Dr Jaipreet Virdi, Hearing Happiness: Deafness Cures in History. Sign up

10 November, 6-7.30pm – Dr Kathryn Hurlock , Miraculous Cures and Pilgrimage in Manchester. Sign up

17 November, 6-7.30pm – Dr Emma-Jayne Graham, Disability in Ancient Rome. Sign up

24 November, 6-7.30pm – Simon Jarrrett, Intellectual Disability in England, 1750-1900. Sign up

More information on these, and how to register can be found on our website.

There will also be a final event at Manchester Central Library 3 December, marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Stay tuned for more information about this event.

We look forward to welcoming you in November!

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