Monday, 17 November 2014

A Workshop on History Outside the Academy, Northumbria University, 21 November 2014

Boardroom 1, Sutherland Building

Workshop programme:

12:00   Registration and Welcome

12:30   Ellen Crabtree (Newcastle University): ‘Historical Networking: Madeleine Rebérioux and the Collectif Intersyndical Universitaire’

13:00   David Hope (Northumbria University): ‘There and Back Again with Adam Smith: Blurring the Boundaries between Academic Research and Public Engagement’

13:30   David Thom (Newcastle University): ‘Popular Culture and Academic History: First World War Military Service Tribunals’

14:00   Lunch

14:30   Discussion: ‘Leaving the Ivory Tower’

15:00   John Wynne-Griffiths and Jo Moody (The National Trust): History outside the Academy: Public Engagement and Employability.

16:00   History Lab North East AGM

16:30   Post-workshop social


Registration is not essential but the organisers urge prospective attendees to register their interest by emailing their name under the subject heading ‘History outside the Academy’ to so that adequate food can be provided for lunch.


The Sutherland Building is building number 32 on the attached map of Northumbria University City Campus. Nearby parking spaces are highlighted on the map and the Sutherland building is a short walk from Haymarket Metro station and a number of local bus routes. If specific directions are required please contact the organisers at

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Funded by Northumbria University Graduate School.

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