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Uncovering Sources, Finding Our Threads

Join the Global Threads team and listen to conversations about how we completed our research and learn how you can uncover more details and narratives about Manchester’s important place in the history of industrialisation, globalisation, colonisation, and enslavement. Our team set out to learn more about stories, lives, and places connected to Manchester’s cotton economy.…

Sharing our research: Global Threads in the museum

By Sibia Akhtar and Megan Bridgeland Having completed our research and published our case studies on the Global Threads website, the next step for our project was to deliver a series of public engagement workshops in the Science and Industry Museum’s Conversation Space, which is part of its Textiles Gallery. The aims of the workshops…

This project has been supported by the UCL UK Office, supporting the development of collaborations and research impact across the UK.