On Friday 22nd September, CitiGen post-doc Sarah Abel will take part in a public symposium on “International Family History”, held at Manchester Central Library.

The two-day event is co-organised by Dr. Jerome De Groot of the University of Manchester and Dr. Tanya Evans of Macquarie University, and sponsored by Ancestry.com. The event, which begins with a keynote public lecture by Professor Alison Light on Thursday 21st September, followed by a day-long symposium on Friday 22nd, will bring together researchers from all over the world to examine the theme of “family history” in an international context.

For more information on the schedule and to book free tickets for the symposium, please visit the event website.