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23.04.2024

Locating Queer History – a Gresham College Lecture

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Join this free in-person public lecture to explore how and why LGBTQ scenes, communities and identities could feel very different from place to place.

Queer urban life has changed dramatically in England over the last seventy years. Shifts in the economy, culture, attitudes, and technology have all played their part in this. London has often been used as the barometer for these shifts, suggesting they were experienced in similar ways across the nation.

During this lecture, Professor Matt Cook will explore the queer contours of Leeds, Manchester, Brighton and Plymouth and how the communities differ.

There are many more fascinating lectures to discover at Gresham College, visit their website for more information.

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