Category Archives: Institutions, Integrity and Reform: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

This project seeks to provide a space in which historians can consider the place of conscience and integrity in nineteenth-century reform debates and public life more generally. Read more »

Mapping Tyneside Radicalism

The ‘Histories of Activism’ group is currently putting together a website that maps moments of radical activity that have occurred on Tyneside since the seventeenth century. Mapping Tyneside Radicalism is designed to create a space where academics, researchers and local … Continue reading

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30th January — Bernard Mandeville and Adam Smith workshop

The first Portraits meeting of the 2015 is next Friday, 30th January. We’re looking at Bernard Mandeville and Adam Smith with Dr Leanne Stokoe. Readings and intro are all available here. Drop us a note if you’d like to join … Continue reading

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Cultures of Integrity: c.1775 – c.1851. Call for Submissions

Edited collection on the culture of integrity We are seeking submissions for a proposed edited collection of essays that examines the meaning and uses of ‘integrity’ in British, American, and transatlantic societies in the period from the American Revolution to … Continue reading

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Integrity, Institutions and the Transatlantic Age of Reform

The following text was used to introduce a panel on ‘Integrity and the Reform of Public Life in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic World’  at the ‘Integrity Lost; Integrity Gained: Social Conditions and Institutional Pressures’ conference, April 2014.

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William Gladstone: Portraits of Integrity

Joe Hardwick’s introduction to our Portraits of Integrity meeting on William Gladstone. Readings Background Readings and Modern Commentary Perry Butler, Gladstone: Church, State and Tractarianism (Oxford, 1982), pp. 120-32. H. C. G. Matthew, Gladstone, 1809-1898 (Oxford, 1997), pp. 59-73. Primary … Continue reading

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‘Integrity Lost’ conference – final programme

The ‘Integrity Lost’ conference is coming up this Friday and Saturday (11th and 12th April). The final programme is now available here. The line-up looks fantastic and we’re really looking forward to a great couple of days. The conference is … Continue reading

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‘Integrity Lost’ (April 11-12) Conference poster now available

You can download a printable version of the poster for our ‘Integrity Lost’ conference here. Spread the word — we’re looking forward to seeing you there. For details, see the conference page, here.

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Integrity and trust

Thanks to Joe Hardwick for sending this unsavoury extract from Charles Grant, Observations on the State of Society among the Asiatic Subjects of Great Britain (1792, printed 1813). Integrity is glossed as ‘conscientious in the whole of his conduct’.

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Activism and Integrity: Audio recordings now available

Audio recordings are now available for the Activism and Integrity workshop. 

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Tolstoy and the philosophy of non-resistance

This talk was presented at the Activism and Integrity workshop, December 2013

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