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Does the British Establishment still exist?
Thu 24 October 2013, 1-2pm
FREE but booking required. Please note: This event is now sold out. Please follow the booking link to join the waiting list.
Royal Society of Arts, Durham Street Auditorium, John Adam Street, London WC2N 6EZ
Lord Peter Hennessy discusses ‘The British Establishment’, its historical context, its effect on society today, and his views on whether and in what form it continues to exist.
Lord Peter Hennessy
Peter Hennessy is Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History and a Fellow of the British Academy. Before joining QMUL in 1992, he was a journalist for twenty years with spells on The Times as a leader writer and Whitehall Correspondent, The Financial Times as its Lobby Correspondent at Westminster and The Economist. He was a regular presenter of the BBC Radio 4 Analysis programme from 1987 to 1992. In 1986 he was a co-founder of the Institute of Contemporary British History.
Part of the RSA Thursdays series.
Booking will by via the RSA website, from mid-September. We will provide the link when booking commences.
Main image credit: Peter Hennessy, courtesy of Queen Mary, University of London