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'The State as Patron of Humanities Research: A Historical Perspective'

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The first talk in a new series ‘Lectures in the Humanities’ hosted by the Cambridge Humanities Review, Professor of Modern Cultural History Peter Mandler will speak on his recent research on the history of universities and the effects of state patronage on humanities research, a talk which will be of interest across the humanities. Professor Mandler writes on the political, social, cultural and intellectual history of Britain since 1800. His most recent publication is Return from the Natives: How Margaret Mead Won the Second World War and Lost the Cold War (Yale, 2013).

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This talk is part of the Cambridge Humanities Review series.

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