Lunchtime Talk: From Local to Global – 100 Years of Sheffield Steel

When
Thursday 26 September 2013 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Price
Free
How to book
No need to book
Where
Millennium Gallery
Theme
Talks and tours
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Razor, 1920s, J. J. Saville, Sheffield. Photo © Museums Sheffield

Sheffield steel has been known across the globe for a century. But was it a Sheffield invention? And, what has connected Sheffield to other steel cities across the globe? Join Dr Julia Moses, Lecturer in Modern History at The University of Sheffield, as she examines the simultaneous experience of discovery, the common plight of steel workers and the widespread admiration for stainless steel across the globe.


To find out more about the discovery of stainless steel in Sheffield visit our Designed to Shine exhibition

Designed to Shine forms part of 100 Years of Stainless Steel, a year-long celebratory events programme commemorating this historic landmark and reaffirming the legacy of innovation which still exists in the city today. The celebrations have been brought together by a city-wide arts and heritage partnership including Marketing Sheffield, The Company of Cutlers, Museums Sheffield, Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust and both Sheffield Hallam University and The University of Sheffield. Visit the 100 Years of Stainless Steel website
 
 
Designed to Shine is sponsored by the Freshgate Trust Foundation.
 
The 100 Years of Stainless Steel event programme is supported by The 100 Club, a unique initiative comprising businesses from across the region.
 
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