A Celebration of Ray Riley’s Life & Work

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On 28 March a group of friends and colleagues of the late Professor Ray Riley are holding a day of talks/lectures to celebrate his memory.

As you may know, Ray was an economic geographer and social historian with a passion for industrial archaeology.  He published widely, including on subjects such as the geography of defence, industrial archaeology, British dockyard technology and workforce, Portsmouth history and the economy of the Benelux countries and Poland.  The speakers will be speaking on just some aspects of his wide interests and research.

Ray organised a number of tours for the AIA including the one to Poland in 1976.

The Menuhin Room, Portsmouth Central Library, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth PO1 2DX

For further information contact: John.Stedman@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Click here to download the timetable for the day  (.pdf 112kB)

Cost: £12 including lunch and refreshments

Places for the talks are limited, please book online at: https://portsmouth.spydus.co.uk/events

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