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Treasure and trash in the mud - Expert talk on Mudlarking by Lara Maiklem

This is the first of a series of hybrid expert talks connected to the temporary exhibition Throwaway – the history of a modern crisis.
Lara Maiklem will kickstart this series by giving her unique insights about mudlarking: the practice of scouring riverbeds to search for objects from the past. The River Thames in London – as other cities’ rivers – has always been one of the final places where different kinds of rubbish end up.
From historical objects, such as disposable clay pipes – the equivalent of modern cigarette butts ! – to modern waste, what does rubbish tell us about societies’ past, present and future?

  • marine pollution | ocean
  • Thursday 14 September 2023, 19:00 - 20:00 (CEST)
  • Brussels, Belgium

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Thursday 14 September 2023, 19:00 - 20:00 (CEST)
House of European History
Brussels, Belgium
European Parliament
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