Re Thinking British Imperial History
Tues 20th Feb, 10.30-12.30 course A, Tues 17th Feb, 19.00-21.00 course B
A 4 week course with Mary Searle-Chatterjee. This lecture/discussion course will examine current conflicting interpretations of Britain’s rise to power. Topics will include:
- the World before British and European Empires
- Theories of British exceptionalism (cultural, institutional, environmental)
- political/economic critiques of theories of exceptionalism, and
- Lancashire textiles and the Indian connection.
Mary is a fascinating lecturer and there’ll be lots of chance for discussion and argument. £40 (£20 for people on means tested benefits or in full time education – please bring evidence of your entitlement to the first course) To book visit www.haltonmill.org.uk/learning-at-the-mill/ or call 07582789406