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Luddite Memorial Lecture: Peterloo Retold
Mon 29 Apr 2019 at 7:30 pm to 9:00 pmFree
The 2019 Luddite Memorial Lecture will be given by Dr. Janette Martin, Modern History Archivist at the John Rylands Library in Manchester.
Dr. Martin will be talking to us about the way Peterloo has been remembered and retold and will also be exploring the reaction of West Riding Radicals on the events in Manchester.
She has curated the Peterloo exhibition at the John Rylands Library which runs from 21 March 2019 to 29 September 2019. She has also led a project to digitise the Library’s sources on the massacre including the Report on the Relief of the Manchester Sufferers which includes the names of the “sufferers” and the extent of their injuries.
For more about the John Rylands Library including opening hours go to https://www.library.manchester.ac.uk/rylands/
The Brontë Lecture Theatre (room BLG/05) is located on the ground floor of the building marked “03” on the university campus map (PDF).