POSTPONED: PubhD #70 (Archaeology/History, Social Policy, Politics)

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POSTPONED. We’ll reschedule the speakers for later in the year.

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Wednesday, 25 March 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

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The Vat and Fiddle pub (in the Golding’s Room),
12 Queen’s Bridge Road

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Three speakers will explain their research to a bunch of people in the pub in exchange for a pint or two.
The talks are at “pub level” – you don’t need to be an academic to understand them!

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The speakers are:

  • Christopher Booth (Archaeology/History) is a PhD student at the University of Nottingham. His research focuses on the archaeology of apothecaries in the seventeenth- and early eighteenth- century North Atlantic, he is particularly interested in the ways this material culture can help us examine the intersection of retail and medicine in this period.
  • Ruth Tarlo (Social Policy) is a PhD student at the University of Nottingham. Her research examines the experiences of people with mild learning difficulties who are looking for work.
  • Dena Arya (Politics) is a PhD researcher at Nottingham Trent University, in the department of Politics and International Relations. Her research focuses on young people’s participation in environmental politics in the UK. She  is particularly interested in how economic inequality impacts the radical solutions young people have to the environmental crisis.