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Talk Prejudice, Pride, Place: LGBTQ heritage and its contemporary implications

Prejudice, Pride, Place: LGBTQ heritage and its contemporary implications

Synopsis

This two-day event on 15-16 May 2018 will explore how heritage organisations can meaningfully engage diverse audiences in debates surrounding LGBTQ history, culture and equality by researching and presenting past LGBTQ lives. It's part of our Prejudice and Pride programme of events marking 50 years since partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales.

Conference speakers will include:

Aaron Bryant (National Museum of African American History & Culture, Smithsonian Institution); Alison Oram (Leeds Beckett University) and Matt Cook (Birkbeck College, University of London), Rachael Lennon, Nino Strachey and Tom Freshwater (National Trust); Matt Smith Curator and artist; E-J Scott (Curator, Museum of Transology), Matthew Storey (Historic Royal Palaces) and Jocelyn Dodd, Richard Sandell and Sarah Plumb (RCMG, University of Leicester).

Book your tickets using the Book Now link below. The deadline for purchasing tickets is Friday 4 May.
Please note that live subtitles will be available from 10.15am to 12.30pm only.

 

Image: Exile installation exploring LGBTQ: In Memoriam in Kingston Lacy's entrance hall. National Trust Images / Steven Haywood.

Event details

Tue 15 May 2018, 10:15am

Live subtitling by Stagetext

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Venue details

The Bond Warehouse
180-182 Fazeley Street
Birmingham
B5 5SE

Phone: 0121 766 7400

Website: The Bond Warehouse

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