Throw away the key: 150 years of prison health and medicine
15 February - 5 April 2019
The MRC's current exhibition features archives on prison conditions and health, including sections focusing on mental health, enforced leisure, and the treatment of women and young people.
Curated in collaboration with the project Prisoners, Medical Care and Entitlement to Health in England and Ireland, 1850-2000, the exhibition features archives from the MRC's collections, together with display panels which examine the developments in prison welfare over the past 150 years.
27 April 2019, 11 am - 4 pm
One day seminar on one of the pivotal moments of post-war British Industrial Relations.
Missed our past exhibitions? Online versions of some are available through our website.
An exhibition co-curated by Jasmine Gideon, Birkbeck, University of London, and Gloria Miqueles, Chilean ex-political prisoner, held at the MRC between 30 October - 17 November 2017.
The Community Speakers Series offered an opportunity for community members, independent scholars, academics, and students to come together to discuss a topic of importance or interest to the local community. Each talk was accompanied by an interactive exhibition of related archival material held at the MRC.
The Open Education Series was a monthly series of events organized by students at the University of Warwick on topics that have been mostly excluded or challenge the Eurocentric academic curriculum. The series utilised the resources of the MRC, a unique archive housing primary sources on modern British social, political and economic history and allowed for attendees to engage with original source material.
A project that involved working with local schools to develop pupils' research skills and encourage them to engage with primary sources.