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Professor William Whyte

Distinguished Lecture Series - Building a University: a biography of Nottingham Trent University

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William Whyte is Professor of Social and Architectural History and Acting President of St John’s College, Oxford.

  • From: Wednesday 21 February 2018, 6 pm
  • To: Wednesday 21 February 2018, 7.15 pm
  • Location: Lecture theatre 2, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU,
  • Cost: Free
  • Booking deadline: Wednesday 21 February 2018, 9.00 am
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William is chairman of the Oxford Historical Society, sits on the London Advisory Committee of Historic England and is editor of the Oxfordshire Records Society.  He has recently been appointed a trustee of the Oxford Preservation Trust and elected a member of the International Commission for the History of Universities.

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Lecture synopsis:

All universities have a history and these histories continue to shape universities today.  This general truth has a particular purchase for Nottingham Trent University: a new university with a history stretching back to the 19th Century.  By drawing on new research and exploring the people and places of the past, historian William Whyte, offered not just a biography of Nottingham Trent University, but also illuminated how this history continues to shape the University.

Innovating since 1843: this event is part of a series celebrating 175 years of Nottingham Trent University.

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Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street


Discounted city centre parking is available at Q-Park Talbot Street:

Q Park Talbot Street

Stanley Place



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