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Stratford Library to offer free thought-provoking events on diverse subjects

10:13 26 June 2014

If you’re interested in finding out about the legacy of the London 2012 Olympics or the impact of Zeppelin raids on the East End during the First World War then head to Stratford.

They are among a new series of free thought-provoking events being organised by Birkbeck, University of London, which are due to take place at Stratford Library. They will focus on diverse topics, including many related to east London, including the legacy of London 2012 and the impact of Zeppelin raids on the East End during the Great War of 1914-1918.

The first event in the six-month programme analyses social problems in today’s society. It is entitled, Stratford after the 2012 Olympic Games? Your part in developing social change, and will take place on July 14 from 6.15pm-7.45pm at Stratford Library, 3 The Grove, Stratford, It will include a talk and interactive workshop, led by Jan Etienne, Assistant Programme Director of Birkbeck’s BSc Social Science Degree.

The next event in the six-part series takes place on August 11 from 6:15pm-7:45pm. Ian Harrison, of Birkbeck’s Department of Management, and Nirmal Singh Lotay, a former Birkbeck student, will demystify the term ‘management’ and will examine the importance of management in organisations.

On September 8 from 6.15pm-7.45pm, Mike Berlin of Birkbeck’s Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, will explain the impact of the First World War on east London.

For the full list of events in the upcoming Big Ideas series visit: bbk.ac.uk/tryit .

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