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Middleton Hall

22 January 2017

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17
Jan

Made in Hull: migrant research transformed into visual journey

A lifetime’s research by University of Hull historian Dr Nick Evans was brought to life in spectacular fashion as part of Hull’s City of Culture celebrations.

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16
Jan

Culture minister praises University’s role in Hull 2017

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04
Jan

World’s greatest artists come to Hull

Art works from some of the world’s most prominent masters are on display to see for free at the University of Hull during January and February next year as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

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23
Nov

Ethel Leginska: The Musical Pioneer

Women of the World festival (WOW) celebrates Hull genius who paved the way for female conductors and musicians.

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20
Sep

#MoreToTheStory - Rich Sutherland

Meet Richard Sutherland.

When he isn’t organising the marketing efforts for the Assemble Fest- which sees theatrical shows staged in shops, bars and even taxis, he is also running the marketing...

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20
Sep

#MoreToTheStory - Nathan Simms

Nathan Simms, a dedicated third-year Computer Science undergraduate and DJ, is urging students to make a cultural difference by exploring and being a part of the city’s thriving arts scene.

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20
Sep

Hollywood marketing expert delivers an eye opening talk to current students

As the President of International Theatrical Marketing at Twentieth Century Fox, Kiernan Breen has a life that many people would envy. But this down to earth alumni, took the time out of his busy...

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20
Sep

#MoreToTheStory - Emma Fee

Hull is full of musical talent and has an established arts scene- although there are some that would disagree. Emma Fee, the lead singer of local band Happy Endings, hopes that being named City of...

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20
Sep

Drama alumni share their specialist knowledge with current students

Many might choose to spend their reunion sharing a small sherry or two but a few graduates from the class of 1976 chose to celebrate the 40th year of their graduation sharing their wisdom and giving...

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20
Sep

Place des Anges student review

Place des Anges, the first major event staged by the Hull City of Culture 2017 team, won rave reviews from audience members and featured giant cherubic inflatables, daredevil acrobats and a blizzard...

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Previous Events

17 January 2017
History of Art Lectures 2017 - Lines of Thought Series
14 January 2017
Literary Locals: Sunk Island by Hubert Nicholson
14 January 2017
CultureCafe: From Local to Global – A Short History of Hull’s influence
15 February 2017
The Annual Mike Jackson Lecture: The Invention of Nature. Alexander von Humboldt’s New World
15 December 2016
School of Arts Christmas Cabaret
13 December 2016
A Drama Double Bill
12 December 2016
Middleton Movie Mondays presents Drive!
10 December 2016
Culture Café: Hull’s Political Heritage
08 December 2016
Something Old, Something New
08 December 2016
Service after Slavery: the British West India regiments and the Ambiguities of Freedom
07 December 2016
A Christmas New Writing Bonanza
05 December 2016
Middleton Movie Mondays presents Spartacus
05 December 2016
Maritime History Seminar: Merchant Seafarers and Cosmopolitanism on the 19th Century Waterfront
04 December 2016
Carol Service
30 November 2016
Student Showcase
29 November 2016
Newland Lecture Series: Towards a History of Pop Music in the Modern Home
28 November 2016
Middleton Movie Mondays presents Blue Velvet
26 November 2016
Culture Café: Hull’s Contribution to the Emancipation and the Abolition of Slavery and the Slave Tr
25 November 2016
Quirk Duo: the Contemporary Saxophone
24 November 2016
From Ferens Hall to Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest
24 November 2016
Mishka Rushdie Momen
22 November 2016
Heroes and Loved Ones
21 November 2016
The Polari Literary Salon Hits Hull!
21 November 2016
Indignation - A Hull Independent Cinema Screening
18 November 2016
Phil Robson’s Organ Trio
17 November 2016
Classical Assocation, Hull Branch and Hull Theology Society: Early Christian Women
17 November 2016
Provisioning the Slave Trade: the Supply of Corn on the Gold Coast in the 17th Century
16 November 2016
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
15 November 2016
Shakespeare Schools Festival
15 November 2016
Newland Lecture Series: Sonic Architecture - The Producer as Performer
14 November 2016
Middleton Movie Mondays presents Raging Bull
12 November 2016
Culture Café: ‘Come Forward and Help Us in this Emergency’
09 November 2016
Production without Décor
11 November 2016
Sarah Fox and Malcolm Martineau OBE Evening Recital
11 November 2016
Symposium Masterclass with Malcolm Martineau OBE
11 November 2016
Fifteenth Grace Black Piano Recital and Masterclass
15 November 2016
Dr Mary Murdoch (1864-1916) and the ‘Heart of Hull’: Campaigning for Women’s Suffrage, Education and
10 November 2016
Voice and Piano Masterclass with Malcolm Martineau, OBE
07 November 2016
Captain Fantastic – a Hull Independent Cinema screening (Ross, 2016).
07 November 2016
Maritime History Seminar: ‘Conquering the Atlantic’
05 November 2016
Culture Café: An Introduction to and Tour of the University of Hull Art Collection
03 November 2016
Much Ado About Nothing
03 November 2016
Ferens Lecture Series - Words, Words, Words: the Challenges of Speaking Shakespare’s Dialogue
03 November 2016
Sound + Space: Sonic Arts from HEARO
01 November 2016
Playing Together for Fun: Taking Musical Interaction Seriously
31 October 2016
Middleton Movie Mondays present Scream
29 October 2016
Culture Café: Celebrating Hull’s Rich Literary Heritage
28 October 2016
English Symphony Orchestra
27 October 2016
Ferens Lecture Series - Framing Shakespeare: the Plays in Pictures and Performance
27 October 2016
Conducting Masterclass with Kenneth Woods
25 October 2016
Sensational Yokshire: Mary Braddon, Theatre and Crime
24 October 2016
Middleton Movie Mondays presents Swiss Army Man (Kwan & Scheinert, 2016)
31 October 2016
“Suspicious Minds and Twisted Stories: The Visual World of Paula Rego”
21 October 2016
Rehearsal Orchestra Day: Rhapsody in Blue
20 October 2016
Portraiture and Virtue: Picturing Authorial Identity in Tudor and Jacobean England
20 October 2016
Flow² (Part I) - David Braid and the Sinfonia UK Collective
19 October 2016
Let Me Tell You A Story
18 October 2016
Newland Lecture Series: Lutoslawski, Trauma Studies and Beyond
17 October 2016
Middleton Movie Mondays presents Perfect Blue
15 October 2016
Culture Café: Trauma and Utopianism In Second World War Hull
15 October 2016
Mamma Mia! Film Screening - Middleton Hall Gala Opening
13 October 2016
Music at Shakespeare’s Globe: Historically Informed Experience
13 October 2016
Contemporary Slavery: A Historic Perspective
13 October 2016
Student Showcase
15 October 2016
Middleton Hall Gala opening ceremony
15 October 2016
Royal Northern Sinfonia - Middleton Hall Gala Opening
11 October 2016
David Bagchi and The Mystery of Briony Lodge
06 October 2016
The Mavron Quartet
06 October 2016
Myths Made New : Classical Figures from Antiguity to the Renaissance and Beyond
03 October 2016
Middleton Movie Mondays presents The Hateful Eight
03 October 2016
Maritime History Seminar - The Crisis in British Fishing 1945-51
01 October 2016
Culture Café: A Short History of Hull and the Sea
29 September 2016
Launch of Kath McKay’s Hard Wired
29 September 2016
Hull -Grown Bands
11 September 2016
Northern Voices: Performing Classical Work in Non-Velvet Spaces
08 September 2016
Shakespearean Transformations: Death, Life and Afterlives
08 September 2016
Shakespeare, Illustration and Interpretation
05 September 2016
Bird in a Bi-Plane
15 July 2016
Poppies: Women, War, Peace
09 August 2016
Contemporary Histories of Women, War and Peace

History of Art Lectures 2017 - Lines of Thought Series

Michelangelo drawings: the artist revealed

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Literary Locals: Sunk Island by Hubert Nicholson

OpenCampus

Part of the Open Campus Reading Group 'Literary Locals' season

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Event Reviews

Not a review, but organisers may like to know that I have the correspondence between Hubert...

Prof J. Michael Walton

CultureCafe: From Local to Global – A Short History of Hull’s influence

Part of History@Hull's 'City of Culture' series of CultureCafe events

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The Annual Mike Jackson Lecture: The Invention of Nature. Alexander von Humboldt’s New World

The Centre for Systems Studies at Hull University Business School is delighted to host an inspirational lecture by the award-winning writer and television presenter Andrea Wulf, exploring the extraordinary life of the visionary German naturalist and polymath Alexander von Humboldt. His name lingers everywhere from the Humboldt Current to the Humboldt penguin. Perceiving nature as an interconnected global force, he discovered patterns between climate zones across the world and predicted...

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School of Arts Christmas Cabaret

The School of Arts throws its new combined force of Music, Drama, Film and the Creative Word at a thrilling Christmas Cabaret.

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A Drama Double Bill

Drama at the University of Hull invites you to a double bill. As we prepare for the visit from the National Student Drama Festival in 2017, come and see the very best of our production work. 

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Event Reviews

Both shows were excellent.  Aladdin was full of slapstick comedy and all the things wonderful about...

Ken Mitchell

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Middleton Movie Mondays presents Drive!

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Culture Café: Hull’s Political Heritage

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Something Old, Something New

University of Hull Camerata: Dr Elaine King

Ensemble Fractus: Dr Mark Slater, Austin Gunn and Katie Oswell

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Service after Slavery: the British West India regiments and the Ambiguities of Freedom

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A Christmas New Writing Bonanza

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Middleton Movie Mondays presents Spartacus

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Maritime History Seminar: Merchant Seafarers and Cosmopolitanism on the 19th Century Waterfront

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Carol Service

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Student Showcase

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Newland Lecture Series: Towards a History of Pop Music in the Modern Home

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Middleton Movie Mondays presents Blue Velvet

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Culture Café: Hull’s Contribution to the Emancipation and the Abolition of Slavery and the Slave Tr

This talk will look at Hull’s contribution to the campaigns against slavery and the slave trade (1787–1833), focusing on both individual and collective efforts to bring slavery to an end.

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Quirk Duo: the Contemporary Saxophone

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From Ferens Hall to Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest

Alastair Cotterill, Global Head of Creative and Brand Strategy at Pinterest.

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Mishka Rushdie Momen

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Heroes and Loved Ones

As the nation gathers to mark Remembrance Sunday the University of Hull is conducting research into memorialisation practices. 

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Event Reviews

Tohdncowu! That’s a really cool way of putting it!

Frenchie

The Polari Literary Salon Hits Hull!

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Indignation - A Hull Independent Cinema Screening

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Phil Robson’s Organ Trio

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Classical Assocation, Hull Branch and Hull Theology Society: Early Christian Women

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Provisioning the Slave Trade: the Supply of Corn on the Gold Coast in the 17th Century

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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

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Shakespeare Schools Festival

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Newland Lecture Series: Sonic Architecture - The Producer as Performer

“The processing and editing capabilities of the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) environment often result in the producer taking the role of performer. This talk considers the techniques, approaches and processes involved, and raises the ‘authenticity’ question.”

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Middleton Movie Mondays presents Raging Bull

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Culture Café: ‘Come Forward and Help Us in this Emergency’

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Production without Décor

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Sarah Fox and Malcolm Martineau OBE Evening Recital

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Symposium Masterclass with Malcolm Martineau OBE

View Event

Fifteenth Grace Black Piano Recital and Masterclass

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Dr Mary Murdoch (1864-1916) and the ‘Heart of Hull’: Campaigning for Women’s Suffrage, Education and

Dr Mary Murdoch, the first female GP in Hull, was a highly respected and controversial campaigner for improvements in the health care of women and children. This talk will examine some aspects of Murdoch’s life and work in the wider context of women’s suffrage politics.

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Voice and Piano Masterclass with Malcolm Martineau, OBE

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Captain Fantastic – a Hull Independent Cinema screening (Ross, 2016).

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Maritime History Seminar: ‘Conquering the Atlantic’

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Culture Café: An Introduction to and Tour of the University of Hull Art Collection

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Much Ado About Nothing

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Ferens Lecture Series - Words, Words, Words: the Challenges of Speaking Shakespare’s Dialogue

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Sound + Space: Sonic Arts from HEARO

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Playing Together for Fun: Taking Musical Interaction Seriously

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Middleton Movie Mondays present Scream

Scream | 1996 | USA | Dir: Wes Craven | Cert 18 | 111 mins

Wes Craven's smash hit horror movie is a post-modern take on the slasher cycle of the late Seventies and early Eighties. In the small town of Woodsboro, a psychotic freak with a love of horror flicks murders teenager Casey Becker. The killer then begins terrorising Casey's classmate, Sidney Prescott, whose mother was murdered a year earlier. When Sidney encounters the stalker and escapes, her boyfriend Billy is arrested, but the...

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Culture Café: Celebrating Hull’s Rich Literary Heritage

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English Symphony Orchestra

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Ferens Lecture Series - Framing Shakespeare: the Plays in Pictures and Performance

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Conducting Masterclass with Kenneth Woods

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Sensational Yokshire: Mary Braddon, Theatre and Crime

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Middleton Movie Mondays presents Swiss Army Man (Kwan & Scheinert, 2016)

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“Suspicious Minds and Twisted Stories: The Visual World of Paula Rego”

Annual St John’s College Lecture 2016 by Professor Manucha Lisboa, Professor of Portuguese Literature and Culture, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages, St John’s College, University of Cambridge

The Basil Reckitt Lecture Theatre, Ferens Building, University of Hull followed by refreshments with the speaker.
 

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Rehearsal Orchestra Day: Rhapsody in Blue

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Portraiture and Virtue: Picturing Authorial Identity in Tudor and Jacobean England

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Flow² (Part I) - David Braid and the Sinfonia UK Collective

Sinfonia UK Collective 

David Braid: piano
Lee Tsang: conductor

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Let Me Tell You A Story

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Newland Lecture Series: Lutoslawski, Trauma Studies and Beyond

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Middleton Movie Mondays presents Perfect Blue

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Culture Café: Trauma and Utopianism In Second World War Hull

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Mamma Mia! Film Screening - Middleton Hall Gala Opening

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Event Reviews

Is it possible to come to the Opening ceremony only.

Judy Watson

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Music at Shakespeare’s Globe: Historically Informed Experience

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Contemporary Slavery: A Historic Perspective

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Student Showcase

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Middleton Hall Gala opening ceremony

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Royal Northern Sinfonia - Middleton Hall Gala Opening

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David Bagchi and The Mystery of Briony Lodge

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The Mavron Quartet

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Myths Made New : Classical Figures from Antiguity to the Renaissance and Beyond

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Middleton Movie Mondays presents The Hateful Eight

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Maritime History Seminar - The Crisis in British Fishing 1945-51

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Culture Café: A Short History of Hull and the Sea

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Launch of Kath McKay’s Hard Wired

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Hull -Grown Bands

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Smashing

Lewis Wright

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Northern Voices: Performing Classical Work in Non-Velvet Spaces

Barrie Rutter, OBE, is an acclaimed actor and the Founder and Artistic Director of Northern Broadsides, a multi-award winning touring theatre company based in Halifax, West Yorkshire. The son of a fishworker, he was born in Hull and grew up on Hessle Road.

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Shakespearean Transformations: Death, Life and Afterlives

The British Shakespeare Association Conference is an international conference and has attracted delegates from around the world. We are proud to be holding the seventh conference at Hull, which will mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.

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Shakespeare, Illustration and Interpretation

Amid all the commemoration of the death centenary, one aspect has been mostly overlooked: the long tradition of illustrated editions of Shakespeare’s plays. What do they contribute to the reader’s experience of the action, language and ideas of the text? How do they interact with the plays in performance? How does their placement within the printed text define and extend their values?

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Bird in a Bi-Plane

Tracey Curtis-Taylor will tell the story of her expeditions in her 1942 bi-plane Spirit of Artemis over the past four years. Interwoven within the incredible adventure of journeys, which have taken her through some of the most beautiful and challenging parts of the planet, is the history of pioneering aviation from the golden age of aviation during the inter-war period.

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Poppies: Women, War, Peace

This touring photographic exhibition from renowned Hull-born photographer and honorary University of Hull graduate Dr Lee Karen Stow explores the personal stories of women affected by conflict from the First World War to the present day.

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Contemporary Histories of Women, War and Peace

Join a Hull historian who teaches young people about the history and legacies of the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s, which saw women affected as peace activists, workers for foreign agencies, refugees, and survivors – but where some women also participated directly in war.

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