Lord Asa Briggs: A Celebration

Thursday 19 May 2011
Wolfson/Pollard, Institute of Historical Research
Senate House, University of London


Lord Asa Briggs, one of the country’s most distinguished living historians, turns ninety this year, and he and 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 with 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)

For more information and registration:
http://www.history.ac.uk/asa-briggs

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