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Global Derbyshire in 10 Objects

November 12 - November 22

This is an online event.

How did Derbyshire play a role in the rise of Indian nationalism in the early 20th century? Did you know that the people of Derby paid for some of the scientific instruments that accompanied Captain Scott on his doomed voyage to the South Pole? What can a cotton reel tell us about Derbyshire’s relationship to slavery? How are artists and makers continuing to develop the collections held in Derbyshire? This series of ten mini podcasts looks at how objects in the collections of Derby Museums, Derby Local Studies and Family History Library and Derbyshire Record Office can be the start of larger stories and honest conversations about our past, present and future. Through themes of exploration, exploitation and Empire, discover how these collections connect the local to the global, and how they continue to shape our city and county.

Ten minute podcasts will launch during the festival and will be available to download from the University of Derby’s webpage.

This event is part of the hub series organised by the University of Derby

In partnership with

Derby Museums; Derby Local Studies and Family History Library; Derbyshire Record Office

Contact email address

c.selden@derby.ac.uk

Booking required?

No




Details

Start:
November 12
End:
November 22
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Venue

Online: University of Derby
Kedleston Road
Derby, DE22 1GB
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Is booking required?
No
If your event is part of a series, please put the series title here
Being Human Derby: New Worlds
Contact email address
c.selden@derby.ac.uk
Event partners
Derby Museums; Derby Local Studies and Family History Library; Derbyshire Record Office
Region
East Midlands
City/town
Derby
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Please contact the organiser directly for more information
Image copyright information
Wendy Cope, 'Globe', CC BY 2.0 - Flickr Commons

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