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, 2016 The Spanish Anarchists of Merthyr in the Early Twentieth Century This talk will focus on an on-going research project into the anarchist elements of the wider Spanish community in Dowlais and Abercraf, c.1900-1920. Following a shortage of labour during the Second […] James Yeoman
, 2016 Poaching in the South West Steve Mills will give a talk on the contents of his recent BRHG pamphlet/'Poaching in the South West'/ which considers the poaching wars in rural areas in the 18th and 19th Centuries and the arms race […] Steve Mills
, 2016

Revolution in Rojava: Strengths and Challenges With Since the descent into civil war in Syria, revolutionary forces have seized control of the Kurdish region of Rojava. This talk aims to assess the strengths,challenges and vulnerabilities of the […] Jeff Miley
, 2016 Hesitant Comrades Hesitant Comrades is the first book to explore the actions and attitudes of the British working class towards the Irish Revolution of 1916–21.With sources ranging from newly discovered writings to […] Geoffrey Bell
, 2016 Captain Jack White DSO Captain Jack White DSO attracted adjectives like jam does wasps - flamboyant, gallant, romantic, handsome, idiosyncratic, incorrigible - and every one of them was appropriate. He was a Presbyterian […] Leo Keohane,
Kevin Boylan
, 2016 Escape was on Everyone’s Mind Paper theatre by Otherstory at Southbank, Dean Lane, Bristol BS3 1DB. See how an ordinary apprentice carpenter became the legendary jail breaker and hero of the people. Witness his daring and […] Otherstory
, 2016

Abolitionists in Bristol According to historians of the slave-trade in Bristol there were 'precious few' Abolitionists in the city - but at least there were some and not just in the 18th and 19th Centuries. The last […] Mark Steeds
, 2016 Plaque to mark Eastville Workhouse at 100 Fishponds Rd 100 Fishponds Rd, Pedestrian Entrance to East Trees Health Centre, Bristol BS5 6BF As part of the ongoing Eastville Workhouse history project a cast aluminium, painted plaque by local artist Mike […]
, 2016 Detroit: Future City? The US city of Detroit had a population in the region of 1.8 million in the 1950s but automation and the flight of big business, particularly in the automotive industry, led to massive redundancies, […] Sarah Coffey

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