Archive of past HAR events

This is a schedule of past HAR events with links to resources

First meeting, 24 September 2021 

‘Introduction: Histories at Risk’

Kalle Pihlainen, Na Li, Joanna Wojdon, Catherine Fletcher 

Catalina Munoz, Thomas Cauvin, Cedric Brosseau, Olwen Purdue

Second Meeting, 21 January 2022

‘Oral History, Archives and Community’

Stephanie Snow (NHS at 70 : Voices of Covid-19)

Karen Shannon (Manchester Histories Festival)

Jo Yee Cheung (Olympias Music Foundation)

Joanne Begiato (Oxford Brookes University)

Maya Sharma (Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust)

Laura King (University of Leeds)

Alexandra Alberda (Manchester Museum)

Alix Green (University of Essex)

Third Meeting, 15 September 2022

‘Teaching Difficult Histories’

Joanna Wojdon, Tom Donnai, Reshaad Al-Ghailani and Thomas Cauvin

Fourth Meeting, 18 November 2022

‘Women, Life, Freedom: Histories at Risk discusses Iran Protests 2022’

Prof. Ali Ansari, Prof. Pardis Mahdavi, Mahmood KarimiHakak, Dr Blake Atwood, Dr Noor Zahidi, Dr Zahra Tizro, and Mohsen Rostami

Fifth Meeting, 6 December 2022

‘Network of Concerned Historians’

Ruben Zeeman

Sixth Meeting, 13 February 2023


Black Trowel Collective (

Heba Abd El Salam

Seventh Meeting, 29 March 2023

‘Focus on BRAZIL’ 

Andre de Freixo and Bruno Leal talk about Cafe Historia (

Eighth Meeting, April 27 2023


Ninth Meeting – online conference, 12/13 May 2023

Joint organisation with the International Federation for Public History

Tenth Meeting – June

Community Workshop in Manchester

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