Talk by Professor Lawrence Goldman. Editor of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography,
‘William Beveridge, William Temple and R. H.Tawney: Founding the Welfare State and welcoming Jewish refugees.’
Remarkable men -The relationships between three of the founders of the welfare state William Beveridge, its architect; William Temple, wartime Archbishop of Canterbury and the man who coined the very term ‘welfare
state’; and R. H. Tawney, the author of the most famous 20th century British socialist text, Equality (1931). They were friends at Oxford; They were all very active in assisting Jewish scholars in the 1930s who were flee-
ing from Nazism and Tawney was a founder of what later became the CCJ.
When: 7pm, Tuesday 31st March
Where: Light House, Fishergate Norwich, NR3 1SE.
Followed by light refreshments.
Donations towards venue and refreshments in the region of £3.00