‘Something for my native town’ Conference organised by Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery, Friday 10 November 2017.
The Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Studies, The University of London, are hosting a conference in Blackburn at University Centre at Blackburn College on 10 November, focusing on the manuscript and coin collection at the museum, gifted by industrialist Robert Edward Hart in 1946.
Speakers include Prof. Nigel Morgan, University of Cambridge, Dr. Scot McKendrick of British Library and Plenary Lecture, Dr. Catherine Yvard, Victoria and Albert Museum, Dr. Rebecca Darley, Berkbeck College, University of London and Professor David McKitterick, ‘Collecting – for whom?’
Delegate tickets are just £15 and £10 for concessions (retired/student/Unwaged). Tickets can be booked and a full programme seen via School of Advanced Study webpages at this link;
Enquiries: Events Officer, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU; Email: IESEvents@sas.ac.uk
The conference is preceded by a launch event on Thursday 9 November 4pm to 6:30pm at Blackburn Museum Follow this link for more details.