Category Archives: Institutions, Integrity and Reform: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
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.
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
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
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.
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’.
Audio recordings are now available for the Activism and Integrity workshop.
This talk was presented at the Activism and Integrity workshop, December 2013