British Library, Free Entry, 12.30-2.00pm on stated dates
The Eccles Centre Summer Scholars series runs through July and August. The series highlights the work of the Eccles Visiting Fellows and Postgraduate Researchers who have done during their residency in the British Library, bringing the latest research related to the North Americas collections to a public audience. The full schedule can be seen at http://www.bl.uk/eccles/events.html#summerscholars
FRIDAY 5 AUGUST, Centre for Conservation, Foyle Room
America, Britain, and the ‘Islamic Bomb’
Malcolm Craig explores the intersections between America, Britain, Pakistan’s nuclear programme, and political Islam’s rise in the 1970s. Was Pakistan building an ‘Islamic bomb’ or was it all just a media scare?