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The Silken Paper Trail: Openness and the national collective memory

The National Archives

Friday, 22 June 2012 at 17:30 (BST)

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Join distinguished historians Professor the Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield and Professor Lisa Jardine CBE at The National Archives for an evening of discussion, to explore the value of our archival heritage and to consider why ‘sustaining the collective memory of the nation is a first-order requirement’.

Lord Hennessy is Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London, and President of the Friends of The National Archives.

Professor Jardine is Centenary Professor of Renaissance Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, and a non-executive director of The National Archives.

This free event will be jointly hosted by The National Archives and the Friends of The National Archives.

 


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Light refreshments will be served from 17:30, the event will start at 18:00.

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The National Archives

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Friday, 22 June 2012 at 17:30 (BST)


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The National Archives

The National Archives is the UK government's official archive, containing over 1,000 years of history.

We give detailed guidance to government departments and the public sector on information management and advise others about the care of historical archives.

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