Professor Carl Chinn MBE
Modern Birmingham is a dynamic and expanding city, brought to life by people from all over the world. Varied as they are and proud as each ethnicity is of its roots, all are bonded by one thing in common: all are Brummies.
In Many Peoples, One Birmingham Professor Carl Chinn MBE explores the origins of the peoples of the city and their impact on Birmingham’s past and present – highlighting both the diversity and unity of Brummies.
Professor Carl Chinn MBE is a proud Brummie and well-known throughout Birmingham, the Black Country and beyond as a historian, author, broadcaster and newspaper columnist.
Galleries will be open and light refreshments will be available in the Barber foyer from 5.30pm.
This is one of many exciting events happening at the University of Birmingham for Black History Month throughout October 2011. For an overview of exhibitions, trails and events which will betaking place please visit www.birmingham.ac.uk/collections/blackhistory