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MCR History Talks

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Jessica White is a PhD candidate in History at the University of Manchester. Her thesis looks at the history of female identity in Britain’s inner cities from the 1970s, exploring the history of motherhood, feminism, race and multiculturalism. Jessica is currently the reviews editor for the European Review of History. 

Follow Jessica on Twitter: @Jes_sca

 

Adam Waddingham is a PhD candidate in Modern History at The University of Manchester. Broadly speaking, his research asks this question: where did Brexit come from? In constructing an intellectual history of Euroscepticism, Adam explores conceptions of political identity, constitutionalism, and race and multiculturalism. Adam is the co-convenor for the Political Studies Association’s Politics & History Group as well as an ardent follower of Manchester City. 

Follow Adam on Twitter: @adamwaddingham 

 

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    In this final episode of the MCR History Talks series, Jessica and Adam talk about the history of alcohol and drinking cultures in the north west.  They examine why the north has such a reputation for drinking, why gender and alcohol are so entwined, and if our attitudes to drinking have changed over the past two hundred years.  Jessica and Adam are joined by Dr Gemma Outen from Edge Hill University, and Dr Craig Stafford from the University of Liverpool.

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    In this week’s episode, Jessica and Adam explore the history of tourism, travel and heritage in Manchester’s past and present.  They discuss the history of Manchester Airport, alternative tourism and the National Trust.  Jessica and Adam are also joined by Jamie Farrington.  Jamie is a third year PhD History Candidate who is interested in the emergence of the Industrial Revolution, and how it impacted on the health and well-being of those employed in the developing textile industry of the late eighteenth and nineteenth century.

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    In episode one of this podcast series, Jessica and Adam discuss the history of health in Manchester.  Joining them is Andrew Seaton from New York University.  Andrew is a PhD Candidate in Modern European History at New York University.  He is a political and social historian working on topics related to the history of science, technology, environment, and medicine.  Jessica and Adam are also joined by Will Ranger from the Living Wage Foundation.  Will is a Manchester based community activist and campaigner who specialises in the political and social history of the city.

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