‘Digging up Manchester: Industrial Archaeology and Heritage in the Shock City’
In order to foster collaboration within the field of long-nineteenth century studies, this event marks the latest research seminar series hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University.
Our presentations will offer opportunities to discuss cutting-edge approaches and findings to key topics of concern during a period of immense change that continues to inspire reflection.
In this seminar, our special guest, Dr Michael Nevell, University of Salford, will be presenting ‘Digging up Manchester: Industrial Archaeology and Heritage in the Shock City’.
Dr Nevell is a landscape archaeologist with more than 29 years’ experience in archaeology, as a consultant, lecturer, and researcher. His research interests include the archaeology of industrialisation, community archaeology and historic buildings. Dr Nevell has written extensively on industrial and landscape topics and several of his books have won awards from the Libraries Association and the Association for Industrial Archaeology. He is also the Industrial Heritage Support Officer for England, and provides support for industrial heritage sites and the organisations that run them, focusing on preserved, publicly accessible sites across England.