Northwestern University

Nov
3
Tue 12:30 PM

David Edgerton lecture on Britain 1900-1950

When: Tuesday, November 3, 2015
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM  

Where: Harris Hall, Leopold Room (108), 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Elzbieta Foeller-Pituch   847.467.0885

Group: Center for Historical Studies

Category: Academic

Description:

The Graduate Cluster in British Studies, The Program in Science and Human Culture,
and the Nicholas D. Chabraja Center for Historical Studies
invite you to a public lecture by

David EDGERTON
(Hans Rausing Professor of the History of Science and Technology, King’s College, London)
“From Exception to Norm? Britain in Comparative Perspective, 1900-1950”
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
at 12 :30 p.m. (catered lunch at 12 noon)
in Harris Hall 108

Focusing on international relations, armed services and the very distinctive histories of Britain in relation to the world's energy and food supplies, Edgerton is going to be arguing that Britain was much more exceptional around 1900 and much less so by 1950.
For more about Edgerton see http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/history/people/staff/academic/EdgertonD/edgertond.aspx.

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