Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Venue: Bishospgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH (see map here)
The Raphael Samuel Memorial Lecture for 2012 takes place on 15 November with a lecture by Professor Alun Howkins on ‘The Use and Abuse of English Commons, 1845-1900’.
The publication of a new edition of Raphael Samuel’s Theatres of Memory (Verso, 1994; 2012) – complete with a new introduction of Bill Schwarz – will also be celebrated this evening, and acrhival materials from the History Workshop Movement (www.historyworkshop.org.uk) will be screened.
The event is open to all: no prior booking or tickets required. A wine reception to follow