News and Events

Welcome to our News and Events pages.  This page will be used to provide an update on the work being undertaken on behalf of the Archive collections located at the University of East London.  Please check this page on a regular basis for the latest updates and developments.

Archives News

We are currently working on a civic engagement bid for the Archive and further details will be provided in due course.

Events in the Archive

Thursday, 26 March, 3.00pm – 5.00pm:  Induction session for first year undergraduate history students to be held at the Docklands Archive.  This session will focus on the British Olympic Association Archive.

Thursday, 18th June, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Eastside Community Heritage Lecture Series 2015
Paul Dudman, Archivist, Refugee Archives at UEL

As part of the Eastside Community Heritage Annual Lecture Series for 2015, I Eastsidewill be giving a talk and the focus of this presentation will be to investigate the role of Archives in preserving the history of the refugee experience through a
case study of the Refugee Archives at the University of East London.  The lecture series will begin on Thursday 26 Fenruary with a talk given by Jan Pimblett from the London Metropolitan Archives and wil continue with talks from Sara Griffiths, The National Archives, on Thursday 28 April, and Arthur Torrington CBE on the 24 September.  The events are free but booking is recommended.  Please download the Eastside flyer for futher information: Eastside Community Heritage Lecture Series 2015 flyer (PDF File).


Past Events in the Archive

Monday 16 February, 2015: Archive Induction session for UEL undergraduate Theatre Studies students undertaking the `Performing the Archive’ module.  Held at our Stratford Archive and utilising our Hackney Empire Theatre archive collection.

Thursday 2 October, 2014: Archives Induction evening for postgraduate students on the MA in Refugee Studies; MA in Refugee Studies and Community Development; and the MA in Conflict, Displacement and Human Security.

Wednesday 12 April, 2014:  Archive Research session for MA Students in the School of Law and Social Sciences.




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