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Stuart Hall’s Archive: A One-Day Symposium

Stuart Hall’s archive has recently arrived at the University of Birmingham’s Cadbury Research Library. This one-day symposium on 2 July 2019 will mark this arrival, bringing Hall scholars together  for a conversation on the significance of the archive for future study of Hall’s work, and the possibilities of using Hall’s archive to tackle our current political crises.

Day programme (at the University of Birmingham, LR7 Arts Building)

10:45: Arrival

11am: Welcome

11:10: Panel one–working with Hall’s archive: Catherine Hall,  Nick Beech.

12:00: Lunch

1pm: Panel two–television and the media: James Procter, Anamik Saha, Charlotte Brunsdon

2.30: Coffee/tea break

2.45: Panel three–policing and politics: Tony Jefferson, Chas Critcher, Kennetta Hammond Perry

4.15: Open discussion, led by Gavin Schaffer

5pm: Closing talk from Becky Hall

5:30: Finish.


Evening event (at the Ikon Gallery)

Screening of Stuart Hall’s Open University documentary Mugging: A Case Study in Communication (1974), introduced by Dr Kieran Connell (Queens University Belfast) and followed by a discussion between Dr Nick Beech (New York University) and Ash Sarkar of Novara Media.

The evening event runs from 7pm to 8:30pm.