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The Story of St Ann’s: Nottingham and Poverty, Bill Silburn, Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Labour History Society
13.10.2018, 2:00 pm
2.00 pm, Saturday, 13th October, 2018 (doors open at 1.30 pm) The Nottingham Mechanics Institute 3 North Sherwood Street, Nottingham NG1 4 EZ Bill Silburn was the Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Nottingham, and taught in the same department at the University for 53 years. Early in his career and for many years thereafter he worked closely with the late Ken Coates, and their Pelican Special `Poverty; the Forgotten Englishmen’, first published in 1970, made an important contribution to the so-called ‘rediscovery of poverty’ at that time. With a small group of colleagues, he helped to found the journal Benefits, now known as the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice and was for 25 years the Chair of its Editorial Board. Now retired, he is a trustee of Advice Nottingham, a consortium of Nottingham-based advice agencies.”