The Raphael Samuel History Centre at Queen Mary, University of London presents
‘The Present Uses of the Past’
6.00pm, Tuesday March 5th 2013, Skeel Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary, University of London Mile End Road, London E1 4NS
The past is never really past; it lives on into the present, sometimes in very controversial ways. Competing interpretations of the past are used to explain, to inspire, to exonerate, to condemn. This event looks at some of the uses made of the past in present-day life and politics.
Catherine Hall (History, UCL);
Jacqueline Rose (English, QMUL)
Bill Schwarz (English, QMUL);
Gareth Stedman Jones (History, QMUL);
Chair: Barbara Taylor ( QMUL Director, Raphael Samuel History Centre)
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The Raphael Samuel History Centre was founded at the University of East London in 1995. From 2008 it was a partnership between UEL, Birkbeck College University of London, and Bishopsgate Institute. In September 2012 QMUL joined the partnership.
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