14th February 2005
GEORGE ORWELL LECTURE AT HUMANITIES LAUNCH
A professor specialising in
the history of
Rob Colls is professor of English History at the University of Leicester’s School of Historical Studies and will deliver a guest lecture entitled ‘George Orwell's England' on Thursday 17th February at the university’s Brayford Pool campus.
Professor Colls is a prominent social and
intellectual historian of modern
He is also joint editor of ‘Cities of Ideas: Governance and Citizenship in Urban Britain’ and of ‘Newcastle-upon-Tyne: A Modern History’. He is also currently co-writing a forthcoming book on English sporting heroes.
lecture will take place at 4pm in seminar room nine of the university’s Media
The guest lecture will conclude at 7pm with a talk by the Lincoln Record Society who will present a collection of 50 past volumes of its works to the university. Dr Dennis Mills will speak about the society's latest volume, ‘Historic Town Plans of Lincoln’.
Admission to the lecture is free and everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Professor Michael Earley on (01522) 886942 or email email@example.com.
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