The origins of Jewish immigration social history in Manchester and London

An illustrated talk and conversation discussing the origins of Jewish immigrant oral history from the 1970s onwards in Manchester and London.

Thursday 14th October 2021, 6.30pm – 8.30pm, online

Join a host of experts exploring the maverick curators and grassroots historians who pioneered the collection of objects and stories of everyday life in these Jewish immigrant communities, and how these oral history collections are being used today.

With Professor Nadia Valman, co-director of the Raphael Samuel History Centre at Queen Mary University of London, Dr Rachel Lichtenstein, writer and oral historian of Manchester Centre for Public History & Heritage at Manchester Metropolitan University, Professor Tony Kushner from the Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations and History Department at the University of Southampton, and Dr Ros Livshin, historian of Jewish Manchester.

Suitable for 16+

  • Booking required via Eventbrite, limited places
  • Online only event: taking place on Zoom, joining details will be sent by email one hour in advance of session

Booking is essential. Click here for further information, and to register

Part of PHM’s programme exploring migration, co-created by a Community Programme Team made up of people whose lives have been shaped by migration.



14 Oct 2021


6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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