Thomas Frederick Tout: Refashioning History in the 20th Century

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Date / time
Date(s) - 9 June - 10 June
10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location
Wolfson Conference Suite, Institute of Historical Research

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Thomas Frederick Tout was a remarkable medieval historian who forged the distinctive and distinguished history school at Manchester University in the early years of the twentieth century. His own research made extensive use of the national archives (as opposed to the customary use of chronicle sources) and his major contributions were in the field of administrative history. He was, himself, a tireless administrator of many historical enterprises(including the Dictionary of National Biography) and his historical output was extraordinary. He spent the last four years of his life in London and is buried in Hampstead Parish churchyard. The time is ripe to reconsider his historical legacy.

Speakers include:

  • Ralph A. Griffiths (Swansea University)
  • William Gibson (Oxford Brookes University)
  • Stuart Jones (University of Manchester)
  • Peter Slee (Leeds Becket University)
  • Christopher Godden (University of Manchester)
  • Henry Summerson (ODNB)
  • Ian d’Alton (Trinity College Dublin)
  • Seymour Phillips (University College, Dublin)
  • Paul Dryburgh (The National Archives)
  • Matthew Raven (University of Hull)
  • Jeff Hamilton (Baylor University)
  • Vance Smith (Princeton University)
  • DeLloyd Guth (University of Manitoba)
  • John McEwan (St. Louis University)
  • Elizabeth Biggs (University of York)
  • Nick Barratt (University of Nottingham)
  • Mark Ormrod (University of York)
  • Joel Rosenthal (Stony Brook University)
  • Tom Sharp

Fees apply

  • 2-day Full fee: £60
  • 2-day Concession : £40
  • 1-day Full fee: £35
  • 1-day Concession : £25
  • Fees include refreshments and lunch

Registration link: http://www.history.ac.uk/events/event/7943