Learning Outside of the Lecture

Students explored archive material that depict democracy at varying times in history. 

On Friday 17th November, Staffordshire University’s level five Sociology and Criminology students went on a course trip to the People’s History Museum in Manchester.

Students participated in a rage of activities that introduced them to some interesting archival material on the Russian Revolution; they also explored various artifacts and political propaganda posters.

 

The People’s History Museum describes itself as ‘the national museum of democracy’ that ‘aim[s] to engage, inspire and inform diverse audiences by showing “there have always been ideas worth fighting for”.’

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