Posts Tagged ‘lecture’

  1. 2nd March 2013 George Orwell’s ‘Homage to Catalonia’ 75 years on

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    January 29, 2013 by Lydia Syson

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    I’m looking forward to the 2013¬†Len Crome Memorial Lecture, which this year will be held not at the Imperial War Museum as usual, but in Manchester, with speakers such as Richard Baxell, Tom Buchanan, Christopher Hall and Paul Preston. I’m sure there will be some extremely interesting exchanges of opinion. keep reading



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