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Jon Smith: Vibrant localism: the story of Common Ground
MERL SEMINAR SERIES: RURAL RIDERS AND RADICALS
THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LITERATURE AND MERL SPEAKER SERIES 2018
Booking recommended – BOOK TICKETS
VENUE: The Museum of English Rural Life, Redlands Road, RG1 5EX
A series of lunchtime talks organised by the Department of English Literature and the Museum of English Rural Life, in celebration of their ongoing collaborations. Events in the series feature (alternately) writers with a national profile, and academic authors showcasing new and exciting research.
22 MARCH – JON SMITH – VIBRANT LOCALISM: THE STORY OF COMMON GROUND
Jos will introduce the work of Common Ground and explore the group’s relationship to rural England, in which ideas of the local are re-energised through a close engagement with the arts.
This talk is part of Rural Riders and Radicals, a series of lunchtime talks in collaboration with the Department of English Literature at the University of Reading. Events in the series feature writers with a national profile, and academic authors showcasing new and exciting research.