Thursday, March 10, 2011

Asa Briggs: A Celebration (3/1/2011; 5/19/2011)

Asa Briggs: A celebration

Institute of Historical Research
School of Advanced Study
University of London

Thursday 19th May 2011 

Lord Briggs, one of the country’s most distinguished living historians, turns ninety this year. His remarkable contribution to academic history – to the development of Victorian studies, the history of communication and his role in the growth of modern universities – are considered and assessed in this one-day colloquium co-hosted by the IHR and the British Association for Victo­rian Studies. 

Confirmed participants:

Asa Briggs
David Cannadine (Princeton)
Francesca Carnevali (University of Birmingham)
Malcolm Chase (University of Leeds)
Matthew Cragoe (University of Sussex)
Martin Hewitt (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Frank Buongiorno (Menzies Centre for Australian Studies/King’s College London)
Sian Nicholas (Aberystwyth)
Jean Seaton (University of Westminster)
Robert Seatter (BBC)
James Thompson (Bristol)
David Vincent (Open University)

Registrations open on 1st March 2011. More details at: 

Events Office
Institute of Historical Research
Senate House, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU
T: +44 (0)207 862 8756