New Directions in West Midlands History

Wednesday 19 April 2023 (14:00-15:30)

Dr Kate Smith (


On Wednesday 19 April (14.00-15.30), we will be joined by a series of PhD students and professional archivists to discuss what the future directions of Birmingham and Black Country History might be. 

Mark Eccleston (Cadbury Research Library)Sara Downs (Shropshire Archives)Teresa Jones (The Hive, Worcester) and Naomi Johnson (Archdiocese of Birmingham Archives), will be discussing their collections and the possible new directions for the field.

This event has been organised by the Centre for West Midlands History (CWMH), in collaboration with the Birmingham Research Institute for History and Cultures (BRIHC).

Culture and collections

Schools, institutes and departments

Services and facilities