News and Events
Summer Musical Event, June 2013
An evening of music, date to be confirmed.
ASCR Annual General Meeting, Wednesday 21st November 2012
The ASCR Annual General Meeting 2012 will take place in the Housman Room on Wednesday 21st November at 5.45 pm, and is open to all ASCR members and their guests - booking is essential. After the business of the meeting, there will be mulled wine, music and a curry supper.
The AGM offers an opportunity, both formal and informal, to say farewell to Jane Spender on her retirement and, for those who have not yet met her successor, to say hello to Helen Skundric.
There are still a few places available, so if you have not yet booked and would like to come, please e.mail Jane Spender and we will hope to be able to accommodate you.
Minutes of the last meeting | Committee Report | Accounts | Treasurer's Report | Budget Proposal 2012-2013
16th August: Return to the Housman Room summer soirée. Read more
21st March: Wine-tasting in the Housman Room. Read more
The Haldane Events series was initiated in June 2004 to give informed 'behind the scenes' glimpses of UCL's academic life to ASCR members and their guests; subsequently the range was widened to include readings and music. Fifteen such events were held, the 15th being the last in the series. Read more
John Klier (1944-2007) taught in the Hebrew and Jewish Studies Department at UCL from 1989 until his sudden and untimely death in September 2007. He was one of the most innovative and influential historians of East European Jewry and enjoyed an extraordinary degree of respect and affection among his colleagues the world over. Deeply committed to his department and the college more generally, he was well known to many colleagues right across UCL. Not least, he was a loyal supporter of the ASCR, taking part in the first of the Haldane series of events and serving for many years on its committee. Three events were held in his memory, the last of which took place in June 2010. Read more