Inspired by the legacy of Raymond Williams in this his centenary year, this interactive exhibition celebrates his interdisciplinary reach, his love of history and literature and his commitment to access to education. Under the auspices of the Centre for Kent History and Heritage, the exhibition presents new collaborative work that draws on the expertise of education, local history and heritage specialists and creative practitioners brought together through a shared passion for the town and port of Dover.
The exhibition will include pre-recorded talks on the medieval and more recent history of the town, site-specific creative writing activities, podcasts and blogs. Contributors include Dr Sheila Sweetinburgh, foremost authority on the history of Medieval Kent and co-director of the Centre for Kent History and Heritage, Dr Alan Bainbridge an established academic, psychologist and educator, Dr Sonia Overall, academic, writer, psychogeographer and author of write, walk (repeat), Caroline Millar a creative writing doctoral student working on landscape, memory and literary walking and Dr Claire Bartram literary scholar who has published widely on early modern Dover.
Details of this and other linked events will be available via the Centre for Kent History and Heritage Blog.
This event is a collaboration between the CCCU Centre for Kent History and Heritage and staff in the School of Humanities and Education Studies at CCCU.