Fatal Fires and Community Resilience in Post-War Britain

This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 29th Jan 2020

 Free

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This talk will explore the history behind the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017, paying particular attention to issues of building safety and the culture of risk.

It will discuss historic examples of fatal fires and building disasters – including Ronan Point (1968), New Cross (1981) and Bradford City Football Club (1985) – to illustrate the multiple political, social and cultural responses to tragedy.

This event takes place in the Chapter Hall which is on the second floor.

‘Forged by Fire: Burns Injury and Identity in Britain, c.1800-2000′ is funded by the AHRC and run by the University of Birmingham and Leeds Beckett University.


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This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 29th Jan 2020

 Free

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2020-01-29 2020-01-29 Europe/London Fatal Fires and Community Resilience in Post-War Britain This talk will explore the history behind the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017, paying particular attention to issues of building safety and the culture of risk. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2020/01/29/fatal-fires-and-community-resilience-in-post-war-britain-224316 Museum of the Order of St John,St John's Gate, St John's Lane, London, St John's Lane, London

Location

Museum of the Order of St John,

St John's Gate, St John's Lane, London,
St John's Lane,
London,
UK
EC1M 4DA

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