The James Ford Lectures 2017 - History in English Criticism, 1919-1961

Every Friday, Weeks 1 - 6 at 5 pm in the South School of Examination Schools


20th January: Whig history and the mind of England

27th January: Scrutinizing the present phase of human history

3rd February: Science and capitalism as background

10th February: Christianity, rationalism, and ambiguity 

17th February: The long Industrial Revolution  

24th February: Literary history as cultural history 


There will be a drinks reception in the North School of Examinations Schools following the second lecture on Friday 27 January. Everyone is welcome to attend.

We look forward to seeing you there.

ford poster 2017