The National Archives is celebrating ‘Diversity Week’ from 8th to 11th November.

The National Archives is celebrating ‘Diversity Week’ from 8th to 11th November.

As part of this week four public talks will be given exploring diverse areas of our collection, some of which may be of interest to BASA members:

Tuesday 8 November 2011, 14:00
Untold histories: black Britons during the period of the British slave trade, c.1660-1807 (Dr Kathleen Chater)

Wednesday 9 November 2011, 14:00
When a woman is not a woman: how the Ministry of Pensions constructed gender in the 1950s (Dr Louise Chambers)

Thursday 10 November 2011, 14:00
Sovereign, squire and rebel: Maharajah Duleep Singh and the heirs of a lost kingdom (Peter Bance)

Friday 11 November 2011, 14:00
Anxiety, dread and disease: British ports 1834-1870 (Sarah Hutton)

These are all free events open to everyone.

Further details can be found at:

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/visit/events.htm

Kind regards,

Jenni Orme

Records Specialist – Diverse Histories
The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4DU
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

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