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Fiftieth Anniversary Celebrations

Posted on 31 January 2013

The Department of History is to host a public lecture series given by distinguished academics who have been associated with the Department to celebrates its fiftieth birthday.

In October 2013 the Department of History celebrates its fiftieth birthday. During that time it has established itself as one of the world’s leading centres of historical research. To celebrate this success, the Department is hosting a public lecture series given by distinguished academics who have been associated with the Department, either as former students and colleagues or as current colleagues or friends. The Department extends a warm invitation to all its alumni and current students to attend.

17 October 2013: Professor Avner Offer, 'A Warrant for Pain: Market Liberalism c. 1970-2012'

7 November 2013: Professor John Arnold, 'Medieval Religious Belief and Unbelief'

16 January 2014: Dr Faramerz Dabhoiwala, 'The First Sexual Revolution'

30 January 2014: Professor John Breuilly, 'How Nationalism Spreads'

27 February: Professor Dame Jinty Nelson, 'Remembering Charlemagne in 2014'

8 May 2014: Professor Tom Lodge, 'South African Communists: Their History and Impact'

12 June 2014 Aylmer Lecture: Professor David Wootton, 'The Invention of Science, 1492-1610'

Further details, including how to book, will be made available from late Spring.

If you are a history alumnus and wish to receive email updates about the Department's 50th anniversary programme, update your details here.

Further information:

50th Anniversary Homepage

50th Anniversary Celebrations for Alumni