The Security State: history and the making of public policy is the title of a June 19, 7-9pm event.
The IHR (The Institute of Historical Research) is hosting, with the Raphael Samuel History Centre, University of East London,the Bishopsgate Institute and ‘History in Policy’, a series of open discussions on history and the making of public policy.
Historians Jane Caplan (co-author of Documenting Individual Identity) and Edward Higgs (author of The Information State) meet with three security experts – Ross Anderson (Security Engineering, Cambridge), Sandra Bell (Royal United Services Institute), Richard Norton-Taylor (Guardian security correspondent) – to explore the rise and rise of the security state and its implications for us today.
For a seat email or phone 020 7392 9220. Seating is very limited, so book now in order not to be disappointed. Venue: Bishopsgate Institute, Bishopsgate, London EC2 (just across from Liverpool Street Station) Email: email@example.com