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ICHRE termly symposium, Tuesday 12 December 2017, 2.00pm to 7.00pm

In association with the Friends of the Newsam Library and Archives

Venue: Library Teaching Room, Newsam Library, UCL Institute of Education

Throughout the afternoon there will be a small exhibition of material from the library’s School & College Histories collection, curated by Nazlin Bhimani.

2pm – welcome

2.10pm – guest keynote presentation
Nigel Watson (Corporate Histories), 'Balancing Act - Walking the Tightrope of Commissioned Histories'

Nigel Watson graduated in history from Durham, then failed to qualify as a chartered accountant, turning to write commissioned histories in 1983. He has covered businesses, schools, colleges, universities and professional
organisations. He has written histories for a number of educational institutions, ranging from Manchester Grammar School and Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, to the universities of Durham, Christ Church Canterbury, Roehampton and Leeds Trinity.

3.15pm – tea and coffee

3.45pm to 5.45pm – shorter papers
Anne Collignon (UCL Insititute of Education), ‘Empowering a School by Its History? The case of Copenhagen International School (1964-2017)’
Karen Lillie (UCL Institute of Education), ‘Becoming a School for the World and the Wealthy: The Historical Trajectory of a Secondary School in Switzerland’
Amy Smith (Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL), ‘The Architectural History of University College London, 1827–9
Georgina Brewis (UCL Institute of Education), ‘The World of UCL: Reflections on Doing Institutional History’

6.00pm – wine reception and book launch (IN ROOM 802, U.C.L. INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION)
Gary McCulloch and Steven Cowan, A Social History of Educational Studies and Research
(London: Routledge, 2018).

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