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'Tramps' Tales: Discovering the history of homelessness in Britain
Mon 5 June 2017, 18:00 – 19:30 BST
'Tramps' Tales: Discovering the history of the homeless in modern Britain
Professor Nicholas Crowson
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Nicholas Crowson is Professor of Contemporary British History at the University of Birmingham. His areas of interest include homelessness,social activism and modern British politics. Previous publications include The Politics of Expertise: How NGOs Shaped Modern Britain (Oxford University Press, 2013) and The Longman Companion to the Conservative Party since 1830 (Longman, 2001). He also co-created the Database on the Archives of UK Non-Governmental Organisations since 1945 (DANGO), a research tool to enable researchers to identify the archives of NGOs.
This event is part of the BRIHC Spring Series, which invites world class researchers from Birmingham Research Institute of History and Cultures to present their work in a series of exclusive, public lectures.
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