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30 Jul 2015

(Re)Imagining Youth exhibition to be held in Glasgow

RIY Glasgow posterThe (Re)Imagining Youth team are set to share their work with the public in an exhibition in Glasgow.

The Glasgow exhibition runs from November 7 to November 14 at The Bridge, Easterhouse, and forms part of the Economic and Social Research Council’s Festival of Social Science.

It will focus on changing representations and realities of youth leisure in Glasgow and Hong Kong, and will bring together images from the groundbreaking work of sociologist Pearl Jephcott in the 1960s with contemporary illustration and photography.

The exhibition will be open Monday to Saturday 9am-5pm, with late opening until 8pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

A launch event on Wednesday November 11 incorporates a seminar by Professor John Goodwin of the University of Leicester on ‘Searching for Pearls: Reflections on Researching the Life and Work of Pearl Jephcott’. A coach will depart from the University of Glasgow’s Main Gate at 3.10pm, returning at 8pm – to book your seat email Shona Craven.