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Hunt comes to Manchester

Join Tristram Hunt debating the future of Manchester at the Friedrich Engels Memorial Lectures

Published on November 23rd 2007.

Hunt comes to Manchester

Urbis invites you to attend the first of our very special, annual Friedrich Engels Memorial Lectures.

The guest speaker, Dr Tristram Hunt is historian, newspaper columnist and TV celebrity. He will be debating the future of the city of Manchester in his discussion, From Cottonopolis to Original Modern: lessons from 19th century Manchester for the 21st.

Lecturer in British history at Queen Mary, University of London, Tristram Hunt has presented numerous television and radio series for BBC and Channel 4 - most recently, BBC4's The Protestant Revolution. He is a leading authority on 19th century urban history and author of Building Jerusalem: The Rise and Fall of the Victorian City. He iscurrently working on a Penguin biography of Friedrich Engels. He is a Trustee of the Heritage Lottery Fund, a regular columnist for the Observer and Guardian, and Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

Jonathan Schofield, the Manchester Confidential editor, will chair the debate. Other guests to be confirmed.

The event takes place Wednesday 28 November 2007, 7pm, Urbis foyer. Free.Places are limited - to reserve your free of charge ticket for this event, please e-mail your details to engels@urbis.org.uk
0161 605 8200Urbis, Cathedral Gardens, Manchester, M4 3BG

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