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Nov 27

Linda Colley

After Acts of Union

27/11/2014
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

As part of our Talking Heads series, Professor Linda Colley, eminent historian of Britain, Empire and nationalism, joined us post Scottish referendum to share her thoughts on what it means today to be British and the extent to which the debate in the UK has parallels with debates on national identity in other EU countries.

 

ABOUT
Linda Colley, CBE, FBA, FRSL, FRHistS  is a historian of Britain, empire and nationalism. She is currently Shelby M. C. Davis 1958 Professor of History at Princeton University in the United States.

 

GOOD READS
Acts of Union and Disunion (2014), Britons: Forging the Nation 1707-1837 (2009)

 

KEY LINKS 
Linda Colley’s website