The David Blunkett Archive – Lord David Blunkett in conversation with Matt Flinders

Artwork Slide
Artwork Slide

Sat, 30 October 3:00pm

An afternoon of conversation between Lord Blunkett, the former Home Secretary and Sheffield MP for 28 years, and Matthew Flinders, Professor of Politics at the University of Sheffield. This event celebrates the Sheffield University Library’s acquisition of the David Blunkett Archive, a unique collection of national importance which records his remarkable journey from a working-class community in Sheffield to the highest level of British politics. 

Items from the Blunkett Archive, along with other unique and fascinating items from the University Library’s Special Collections, Heritage, and Archives, will also be on display in Western Bank Library Exhibition Space.





Firth Hall, Firth Court, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, S10 2TN

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