The Archive Exhibition

MuirheadSmallThe Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, 1964-2002

Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham, 10-29 June

From girls’ magazines and soap operas to pop music, advertisements and fashions, the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies pioneered the academic study of popular culture.  This exhibition – part of a programme of events to mark the 50th anniversary of the Centre’s establishment – showcases material from the newly-established archive of Centre material.  It offers an insight into the changing subjects of the Centre’s research from 1964 up until its controversial closure in 2002.

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