40 years of History @ Essex: Then and Now
15 December 2010
Professor Geoffrey Hosking, Professor Steve Smith,Professor Stuart Woolf and Dr Nadine Rossol
Venue: Senate Room, Colchester Campus
A round-table discussion to mark the launch the build-up to the Department of History's 40th anniversary.
The discussion will cover the development of the Department and the changing nature of history teaching and research over the past four decades.
The panel will include:
Professor Geoffrey Hosking – co-founder of the Department and Emeritus Professor of Russian History at the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies;
Professor Steve Smith – currently seconded to the European University Institute in Florence;
Professor Stuart Woolf - the Department’s first professorial appointment as chair of Modern History and now Emeritus Professor at the University of Venice;
Dr Nadine Rossol - the Department’s most recent appointment.
Professor Hosking’s fellow Department founders, Dr Harry Lubasz and Gerry Lynn, are also expected to attend. The fourth founding member of the Department, Professor Simon Collier, died in 2003.
Also attending will be the first female appointment Dr Joan Davies, the first PhD student Malene Djursaa and the first female professor Ludmilla Jordanova, now Professor of Modern History at King’s College London.
This event is open to the general public.
Places are limited and must be booked in advance by emailing: Karen@essex.ac.uk or calling: (+44) (0)1206 872303.