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Frank William Walbank 1909–2008

JOHN DAVIES

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 172, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, X

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264904
eISBN:
9780191754081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264904.003.0016
Subject:
History, Historiography

Frank Walbank, a scholar of ancient Greek history best known for his commentary on Polybios, held the Chair of Latin at Liverpool University and was active in university administration. He was ... More


The Gypsy Collections at Liverpool

Katharine Hooper (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the collections of ‘Gypsy’ materials at Liverpool University Library, which comprise two separate but interrelated sections: the Gypsy Lore Society Archive and the Scott Macfie ... More


The Study of Society

in The Disinherited Society: A Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool During the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238003
eISBN:
9781846317354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317354.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of the creation of the School of Social Science at the University of Liverpool in the 1920s. It describes the author's own experience as one of the first students of ... More


Medical School

in The Turnstone: A Doctor's Story

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237570
eISBN:
9781846314292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237570.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter recounts the author's experiences as a medical student in Liverpool University. He began medical school in 1936 at the age of seventeen. In 1937, the author visited Germany to witness ... More


John Sampson and Romani Studies in Liverpool

Anthony Sampson (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on Dr John Sampson, the leading British authority on Gypsies. Sampson first developed his love for the Romani language in Liverpool — a love that later developed into an almost ... More


School

in The Turnstone: A Doctor's Story

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237570
eISBN:
9781846314292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237570.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents the author's recollections of his school days. When he was five, he attended La Sagesse, a convent school run by French Sisters, and, in 1926, at the age of seven, his parents ... More


Who Speaks Science Fiction?

Andy Sawyer

in Speaking Science Fiction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853238348
eISBN:
9781781380741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238348.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The present volume emerged from the ‘Speaking Science Fiction’ conference held in Liverpool in July 1996. The conference, organized by the University of Liverpool with the support of the Science ... More


Introduction

Marianne Elliott

in The Long Road to Peace in Northern Ireland: Peace Lectures from the Institute of Irish Studies at Liverpool University

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310652
eISBN:
9781846314155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314155.002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This bulk of the contributions for this collection emerged from Liverpool University's Institute of Irish Studies Peace Lecture Series, 1996–2000. The Institute of Irish Studies was established in ... More


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