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Owens Valley and the OVC

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Work of the OVC   Owens Valley Committee Fund Raiser   Meeting with OVC
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The Eastern Sierra from Owens Valley   Owens River   Source of the Los Angeles Aqueduct

Film and Exhibition

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“Chinatown” film based on the Los Angeles/Owens Valley water wars   A talk on film and history for the Owens Valley Committee and local population.   Lone Pine Film History Museum
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Exhibition at the Bancroft Library (UCB) created by Jenna Cavelle.

  Participants in the Bancroft Library (UCB) exhibition on Water and Culture exhibition: Harry Williams, Pat Strickland, Jenna Cavelle and John Walton.   Documentary film

Ireland and the Peace Process

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Conflict in Northern Ireland. From Bloody Sunday to the Good Friday Agreement (Ulster Museum, Belfast)   Monument to the last bombing of the conflict, Omagh Co. Tyrone.   Omagh Memorial Garden
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Falls Road community in West Belfast.

  Belfast mural that laments Irish colonial history whilst challenging it at the same time.   Rowdy Doyle’s Dublin story on the London Stage.
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With Seamus Heaney.

  W.B. Yeats’s Grave, Co. Sligo   Co. Sligo, Ireland

Detectives and Legends

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Sherlock’s statue on Leith Walk, Edinburg.   Memorial to the creator of Sherlock Holmes in Edinburg.   Museum of London exhibition on Sherlock Holmes.
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Poe’s creation of the mystery story in the 1840s.

  Pulp magazine origin of the hard boiled private eye.   Early women’s detective agency
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Dashiell Hammett

  San Francisco street marker for characters in Dashiell Hammett’s “The Maltese Falcon”   Sam Spade’s favorite restaurant

People and Events

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Editorial Board of the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research (L to R) Osvey Shkaratan, Margit Mayer, Chris Pickvance, John Walton, Susan Eckstein, Enzo Minion, Michael Harloe.   Dubrovnik with the International Sociological Association with (L to R) Ray Pahl, Enzo Minion, Ivan Szlenyi, John Kasarda, Craig Calhoun, Michael Harloe.   Smolney Institute, Moscow
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With the namesake of the J.S Holiday Award of the California Historical Society

  Receiving the Robert and Helen Lynd Career Achievement Award, American Sociological Association   With Harry Williams
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Craig Walton, philosopher

  With Casey, Aidan, Pris and Mia   With Nicaraguan poet and Sandinista Minister of Culture Ernesto Cardinal