Professor the Lord Hennessy

Peter Hennessy is Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London, and was recently elected a Fellow of the British Academy. Before joining the Department in 1992, he was a journalist for twenty years with spells on The Times as a leader writer and Whitehall Correspondent, The Financial Times as its Lobby Correspondent at Westminster and The Economist. He was a regular presenter of the BBC Radio 4 Analysis programme from 1987 to 1992. In 1986 he was a co-founder of the Institute of Contemporary British History. Professor Hennessey was Gresham Professor of Rhetoric between 1994 and 1997.

Recent Past Lectures
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Middle class recruits to Communism in the 1930s (Seminar): Panel Discussion

Denis Healey
Thursday, 14 March 2013 - 4:00PM
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The Radiant Illusion: Middle class recruits to Communism in the 1930's (Seminar) - Panel Response

Denis Healey
Thursday, 14 March 2013 - 3:30PM
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The Cold Rules for National Security: History and the Defence of the Realm

Professor the Lord Hennessy
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 - 6:00PM
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Book launch - The Gresham Cabinet Reader

Professor the Lord Hennessy
Monday, 22 November 2004 - 12:00AM
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“Tony Wants”: The First Blair Premiership in Historical Perspective

Professor the Lord Hennessy
Wednesday, 7 November 2001 - 12:00AM
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Rhetoric and Ethics 1999-2000

James Naughtie
Wednesday, 3 November 1999 - 12:00AM