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17:30 - 19:00 5 April 2017

The Myths of Social Mobility in 20th-century Britain


Jeffery Hall | UCL Institute of Education
20 Bedford Way | London | WC1H 0AL | United Kingdom

Open to: Public | Academic
Admission: 0
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Selina Todd, Professor of Modern History, University of Oxford, Selina Todd is Professor of Modern History and co-Director of Women in Humanities at Oxford University. Her book Young Women, Work and Family in England 1918-1950 won the Women's History Network Book Prize. Her most recent book, The People: The Rise and Fall of the Working Class, was a Sunday Times bestseller and was shortlisted for Political History Book of the Year 2014. She is currently working on a history of social mobility in 20th century Britain and a biographical study of the playwright Shelagh Delaney.

Public lecture organised by the International Centre for Historical Research in Education (ICHRE) and the Social History Society.


Mark Freeman
+44 (0) 20 79115441 | M.Freeman@ucl.ac.uk