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Richard Roberts: Leading Historian of Finance: A Conference to Celebrate his Life and Work

October 12, 2018
School of Politics and Economics, King's College London

Council Room, Strand Campus
London WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom

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The following speakers will offer reflections on the history of British finance inspired by Richard’s work. Each speaker will speak for 15-20 minutes followed by discussion.

  • Chair: Professor Pat Thane, King’s College.

  • 2.30: David Kynaston, Historian of the City of London (and of much else)

  • 3.00: Andrew Haldane, Chief Economist and Executive Director for Monetary Analysis, Research and Statistics, Bank of England.

  • 3.30: Professor Forrest Capie, Professor Emeritus of Economic History, Faculty of Finance, City University

  • 4.00: Tea

  • 4.30: William Keegan, Journalist and Author, Economics Editor of The Observer, 1977-2003.

  • 5.00: James Nye, recent PhD student of Richard Roberts.

  • 5.30: Lord Nicholas Macpherson, Permanent Secretary to the Treasury, 2005-2016.

  • 6.00- 7 pm: Drinks

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September 21, 2018, 9:00am BST

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