James Sutherland History Lecture 2020
Date & Time

6 February 2020
18:00 - 20:15

Location

47-58 Bastwick Street
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Price

Free

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James Sutherland History Lecture 2020


Lecture
Date & Time

6 February 2020
18:00 - 20:15

Location

47-58 Bastwick Street
View on Google Maps

Price

Free

Availability Places available

Where does the modern civil and structural engineering profession come from?

The annual James Sutherland History Lecture covers historical topics related to structural engineering. The 2020 lecture will be given by Steven Brindle, Senior Properties Historian for the new English Heritage Trust.

The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception at Institution HQ from 19:15 – 20:15. Tickets are free but must be booked in advance; spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Benefits of attendance

  • Listen to an historian with over 30 years’ experience at English Heritage
  • Hear an historical take on the relationships between architecture, construction and engineering
  • Complimentary drinks reception provides a unique networking opportunity
  • Learn more about membership of the Institution’s History Study Group

Speaker

Steven has worked for English Heritage in a variety of roles for over 30 years, and is author of several books including the forthcoming "Architecture in Britain and Ireland: 1530-1830". This year's lecture arises from work on this book, which will take a different view of the relationships between architecture, construction and engineering.

Contact

Email - [email protected]

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