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Leicester History Festival 2022

 

Festival Line Up

Crime novels set in 20th Century India

Abir Mukherjee the bestselling author of the Wyndham & Banerjee series of crime novels set in Raj-era India which have sold over 250,000 copies 

Talk

10.30-11.15

St Nicholas' Hall

The Caribbean contribution to British culture

Catherine Ross, founder and Director of the National Caribbean Heritage Museum

Talk & Exhibition

13.00-14.00

Recital Room

The Gate to China: A New History of the People's Republic and Hong Kong

Michael Sheridan, author and former Sunday Times Far East correspondent

 

Interview

13.45-14.30

St Nicholas' Hall

Russia, its collapse and the end of the Cold War

Professor Archie Brown, Oxford University

Talk

14.45-15.30

St Nicholas' Hall

The British Empire and China

Dr Teyhun Ma - Sheffield University

Talk

11.15-12.00

St Nicholas' Hall

 

C18th travel writing

Dr Julian Griffin

Talk

10.45-11.30

Recital Room

Berlin in the Cold War

Richard Gibbons is a self-employed media and education consultant

Lecture

A picture of Afghanistan

Dr Javad Hashemi taught Biology and Science Education at the University of Tehran. 

Lecture

Food in the early modern period

Mark Dawson is a historian researching and writing on the history of food and drink in the early modern period. 

Exhibition/talk

Trench warfare in WW1

David Allton, Front Line Living History

Workshop

Race/race relations in the USA

Richard Ansett - award-winning photographer

Exhibition/talk