Prof Lawrence Goldman: Lecture in Leeds

Prof Lawrence Goldman: Lecture in Leeds

Sat 7 May 2016: 11:00am to 2:00pm

Lecture 11am - 12pm followed by two-course carvery lunch. Pre-booking for the carvery is essential.

Victorians and Numbers: Health and Social Reform in 19th century Britain
Professor Lawrence Goldman FRHS
Director, Institute of Historical Research, University of London

Lawrence Goldman became director of the Institute of Historical Research in 2014, after a decade as editor of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and over twenty years as a Fellow at St Peter’s College, Oxford. He has contributed articles to leading journals including the English Historical Review, the Historical Journal and Past & Present, and is the author of books on Victorian Social Science, the history of Workers’ Education in Britain, and most recently, on the life of the political thinker and historian, R. H. Tawney. He is currently at work on a study of the development of social statistics and their impact on culture, politics and social thought in Britain under the title ‘Victorians and Numbers’.

Thackray Medical Museum (141 Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7LN)

Tickets: £25 for lecture and lunch
To book online please click here and enter ‘Alumni’ as the offer code.

For queries and booking over the telephone please contact Chris Harlow,, Tel: +44 (0)113 2056526.