Lecture: Archives of Dissent Family

Family, Memory, and the English Nonconformist Tradition at Dr Williams’s Library

Friends of Dr Williams’s Library Annual Lecture 2019

Thursday 17th October 2019

5:30 pm–7:00 pm

Admission free – Booking not required

Family archives reveal the relationship between dissenting minorities and record-keeping in the period from the Restoration to the mid-eighteenth century, offering insight into poignant and touching traces of individual lives and raising questions about why private documentation became part of the public history of English Dissent.

Alexandra Walsham is Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge. She has published widely on the religious and cultural history of early modern Britain.

The Lecture Hall, Dr Williams’s Library, 14 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0AR · Telephone 0207 387 3727 · honsecfdwl@dwlib.co.uk

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Colin Harris

PhD student at LERMA, Aix-en-Provence. Ministerial Puritan Diaries of the 17th Century. MA ACMA (Recherche) Aix Marseille Université. BA Cantab.

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