The London Journal Lecture

Since 2016, The London Journal and The London Journal Trust have regularly hosted a public lecture on a London-focused topic.


The 2022 London Journal Lecture, ‘Imagining the Black cook in the multi-ethnic Victorian city’, was delivered by Dr Caroline Bressey (University College London, UK) on 22 November 2022.


The 2021 London Journal Lecture, ‘The Electric Pleasure District: The West End of London in the Age of Empire, 1880–1914’, was given by Prof. Rohan McWilliam (Anglia Ruskin University, UK) on 25 June 2021.

The text of the lecture was published in The London Journal, 46.3. Link here, via Taylor and Francis.

A recording of Rohan’s lecture can be viewed on here.


The second London Journal Lecture, ‘Big Capital: Who is London for?’, was delivered by Dr Anna Minton (University of East London, UK) on 28 October 2019.


The first London Journal Lecture, ‘London at War and Peace: Crisis and Reckoning, 1702–1951’, was delivered by Prof. Jerry White (Birkbeck, University of London, UK) on 8 November 2016.

The text of the lecture was published in The London Journal 42.2, which can be accessed here via Taylor and Francis.

© The London Journal Trust 2023.