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Raphael Samuel Memorial Lecture, Wednesday 13th December 2017

Peter BurkeTwo Diasporas: the place of exiles in the history of knowledge

Wednesday 13th December, 6.00 – 8.00pm  

Venue: Arts 2. Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS

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Peter Burke will compare and contrast two diasporas of intellectuals, Protestant refugees in the 17th century and Jewish refugees in the 20th, and their contributions to the cultures of the host countries.  

Free of charge, but please reserve your place via Eventbrite

Wine reception to follow

Peter Burke, Emeritus Professor of Cultural History at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, is the author of 23 books in early modern intellectual and cultural history including, most recently, Secret History and Historical Consciousness from the Renaissance to Romanticism (2016) and Exiles and Expatriates in the History of Knowledge, 1500-2000 (2017).

For more information please email k.pettit@uel.ac.uk