Talk: Love and loss in mid-century multicultural Stepney

Talk: Love and loss in mid-century multicultural Stepney

Join Dr Rob Waters (University of Sussex) for this talk focusing on local educationalist Edith Ramsay, who lived and worked in Stepney during the 1940s and 1950s and became deeply involved with the transnational lives of Stepney’s African, Caribbean and South Asian populations. The letters in her archive (held here at Tower Hamlets Archives) reveal lives disrupted by war, illness and poverty, but also give an intimate insight into convivial life and love in Stepney, and its identity as a ...

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19 attendees (None invited)