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March 2020

Bodice-rippers and Chained Books: The History of the Book

12th March @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Bodice-rippers and Chained Books: History of the Book

Bodice-rippers and Chained Books: The History of the Book You might think of libraries being rather quiet demure places, filled with dead trees rotting slowly, but print history takes us to some quite risqué places. Think about those second-hand copies of Lady Chatterley’s Lover of a certain vintage which fall open at a particular page. In this workshop you will choose from a selection of episodes in print history, including bodice-rippers (romance novels), punk zines, valuable books chained to desks, and…

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May 2020

Co-operative Character

14th May @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom

Our May Open Research Forum is presented by Yaron Golan, Manchester Metropolitan University. About Vaughan Open Research Forum Vaughan Open Research Forum is series of talks, workshops and interactive sessions which are open to anyone who is curious and wants to find out more. Themes for sessions relate to our core teaching topics, arts, humanities, social sciences and counselling, and also discuss adult education and co-operative issues.  The Vaughan Open Research Forums take place on the second Thursday of the month. The…

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June 2020

Higher Education Policy and the Robbins Report (1961-1963)

11th June @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom

Our June Open Research Forum is presented by Josh Patel, University of Warwick. About Vaughan Open Research Forum Vaughan Open Research Forum is series of talks, workshops and interactive sessions which are open to anyone who is curious and wants to find out more. Themes for sessions relate to our core teaching topics, arts, humanities, social sciences and counselling, and also discuss adult education and co-operative issues.  The Vaughan Open Research Forums take place on the second Thursday of the month. The…

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