The Handsworth Scroll: Radical Politics on the High Street

Arts Building (R16 on map) The Danford Room (2nd Floor)
Friday 21 March 2014 (13:30-14:30)

Admission free, booking advised. Please email to reserve a place - be sure to include your name and the title and date of the event you wish to attend.


Join Artists in Residence louie+jesse and Historian Dr Kieran Connell for the first chance to view this nine-metre public artwork, a 'street newspaper' made in Handsworth in the 1970s. Participate in a round-table discussion about collaboration, archives and community politics then and now.

This talk is presented as part of the CCCS at 50 project, which marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, and seeks to re-examine its significance and communicate its pioneering work to a wider audience. For more information visit:

This event is presented by Cultural Engagement, in partnership with CCCS at 50, as part of Arts & Science Festival 2014, a week-long celebration of ideas, research and collaboration across campus. For details of the full programme, visit:

Culture and collections

Schools, institutes and departments

Services and facilities