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Manchester Lit & Phil Voices: Nazir Afzal in conversation with Darryl Morris

Posted on: January 11th, 2024 by mlpEditor

Nazir Afzal speaks to Times Radio’s Darryl Morris about his life and career on the frontline of the British legal system. From tackling Rochdale’s sex ring, to risking everything with pioneering cases against perpetrators of honour killings and modern slavery. Nazir’s personal reflections on his ground-breaking prosecutions reveal unexpected insights that anyone interested in justice needs to hear.

Recorded live on 30th October 2023 at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester.

MCR History Talks: Tourism

Posted on: July 28th, 2022 by mlpAdmin

Jessica White and Adam Waddingham from the University of Manchester 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.

This podcast was produced by Jessica White & Adam Waddingham for The Manchester Lit and Phil in July 2020.

MCR History Talks: Health

Posted on: July 28th, 2022 by mlpAdmin

Jessica White and Adam Waddingham from the University of Manchester discuss the history of health in Manchester.

Joining them is Andrew Seaton. 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.

This podcast was produced by Jessica White & Adam Waddingham for The Manchester Lit and Phil in July 2020.

MCR History Talks: Alcohol and Drinking Cultures

Posted on: July 27th, 2022 by mlpAdmin

Jessica White and Adam Waddingham from the University of Manchester 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.

This podcast was produced by Jessica White & Adam Waddingham for The Manchester Lit and Phil in August 2020.

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