Date(s) - 17/06/2017
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building Newcastle University , Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
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About Insights Public Lecture – Dr Martin Luther King – his legacy in 2017
Newcastle University presents Professor Tony Badger, Professor of American History, Northumbria University to deliver the Convocation Lecture 2017.
A pre-eminent academic and historian of post-World War II American political history and most notably the troubled politics of the South, Professor Badger has published widely on race relations, the depression of the 1930s and the New Deal. He was a prominent member of the History Department at Newcastle University for 20 years before taking up a Visiting Professorship at Tulane University, New Orleans. He then moved to Cambridge University, retiring in 2014, and has recently renewed his links with Newcastle as Professor of American History at Northumbria University.