UCL Institute of Jewish Studies


BOOK LAUNCH: Sport and British Jewry, 1890-1970

7:00 pm, 26 February 2013

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G22, Pearson Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

David Dee's main research interest is the historical relationship between the Jewish community of Britain and sport and physical recreation.

He is Lecturer in Modern History within the School of Humanities, having formerly held Visiting Lecturer positions within the International Centre for Sport History and Culture at De Montfort University and the School of History and Cultures at the University of Birmingham.

His first research monograph, entitled Sport and British Jewry: Integration, Ethnicity and anti-Semitism, 1890-1970 is published in January 2013.

He has also contributed articles to numerous historical journals and has spoken widely about his research, both to academic audiences and at public events held by organisations such as the Memorial de la Shoah, Paris and the Manchester Jewish Museum.

6.15pm - Reception (Terrace Restaurant, Wilkins Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT).

7pm - Lecture begins.

61st Public Lecture Series


Admission: Free (voluntary contributions are welcomed)