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Writer of the month: Writing a History of One's Own Times by Peter Hennessy
09 July 2013
Throughout 2013, The National Archives will host a series of monthly talks to broaden awareness of historical records and their uses for writers.
Each month, a high-profile author will talk about using original records in their writing. Ben Macintyre kick-started the year as part of the Mining the Archives masterclass. Our distinguished speakers include: Tracy Borman, John Guy, Dominic Sandbrook, and Lucy Worsley.
July's Writer of the Month will be Peter Hennessy, on 9 July 2013 at 14:00.
Tickets are free of charge. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place now.
About the author
Peter Hennessy is Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London, a Fellow of the British Academy and President of the Friends of The National Archives.
In 2010 Lord Hennessy was appointed an independent crossbench peer. His latest book is 'Distilling the frenzy; writing the history of one's own times'.
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