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Making a British Nation: Family Stories
Thursday, 29 November 2012 at 19:00 (GMT)
London, United Kingdom
29 November 2012, 19:00
Professor Catherine Hall and guests discuss the place of family in history writing. Why is it usually men who write national histories? What part do women play in those stories?’
This event is part of a season of conversations curated by Professor Catherine Hall with historians and cultural commentators exploring ideas of nation, British identity and forms of belonging.Details of future events will be available online by mid November.
Harriet Martineau by Richard Evans, exhibited 1834
© National Portrait Gallery, London
Every Thursday and Friday until 21.00
Late Shift in partnership with FTI Consulting offers new ways to explore the Gallery after hours and socialise after work.
Enjoy a wide range of events including tours, talks, live music, DJs, films, art workshops, lectures, philosophy salons and drop-in drawing sessions.
Plus unwind and relax with drinks at the Late Shift Bar, a coffee in the Portrait Café or dinner in the Portrait Restaurant.
For full programme details visit www.npg.org.uk/lateshift
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The National Portrait Gallery houses the finest collection of portraits in the world, offering a unique insight into the men and women who have shaped British culture from the Middle Ages to the present day. Featuring some of the most iconic and instantly recognisable faces in British history, from Elizabeth I to David Beckham, the National Portrait Gallery has something for everyone. The Gallery offers a varied programme of special events, which encourage discussion, debate and creativity for all ages and interests.
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