Lynn Abrams – Pursuing autonomy: self-help and self fashioning amongst women in post-war Britain

Event Date: 11 May 2018 Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre Wilkins Building, UCL Campus, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT The Royal Historical Society presents: Professor Lynn Abrams (Glasgow) – Pursuing autonomy: self-help and self fashioning amongst women in post-war Britain The 1960s has been dubbed the ‘do-it-yourself decade’. This was the era when the women of the so-called ‘transition generation’ began …

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Peter Burke – Loss and Gain: the social history of knowledge, 1750-2000

Event Date: Tuesday 9 November 2010 Room B34  Birkbeck Main Building Loss and Gain: the social history of knowledge 1750-2000 Public lecture given by Professor Peter Burke (BIH Visting Fellow) Peter Burke – Loss and Gain: the social history of knowledge, 1750-2000 This lecture summarizes a chapter in a book I am currently writing on the social history of knowledge …