The Importance of Being Personal: Political History and Life | University of Oxford

The Importance of Being Personal: Political History and Life

Professor Peter Hennessy
17:30 - 19:00
Wolfson College
Linton Road
Oxford
OX2 6UD
Lectures and seminars
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Yes
Not required

Peter Hennessy, Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield and Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London, will give a lecture entitled ‘The Importance of Being Personal: Political History and Life’. Lord Hennessy is the country’s foremost historian of government, a regular contributor to the press, and the award-winning author of books including Never Again: Britain 1945-51 (1992); The Hidden Wiring: Unearthing the British Constitution (1995); Distilling the Frenzy: Writing the History of One’s Own Times (2012); Cabinets and the Bomb (2007); Having It So Good: Britain in the Fifties (2006); The Secret State: Whitehall and the Cold War (2002); and Establishment and Meritocracy (2014).