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Eric Hobsbawm’s Legacy

General Programming

dateOctober 29, 2012 timeMonday, 6:15pm EDT location The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room, Columbia University

This event is postponed due to weather.

  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated
  • Photo ID required for entry
Eric Hobsbawm at a typewriter

A collection of Columbia professors convenes to remember the life and scholarship of Eric Hobsbawm.

The Guardian said Hobsbawm was "[. . .] arguably Britain's most respected historian of any kind, recognised if not endorsed on the right as well as the left, and one of a tiny handful of historians of any era to enjoy genuine national and world renown."

  • Victoria de Grazia Moore Collegiate Professor of History Columbia University
  • Barbara J. Fields Professor of History Columbia University
  • Eric Foner DeWitt Clinton Professor of History Columbia University
  • Jean Franco Professor Emerita, English and Comparative Literature Columbia University
  • Michael Taussig Class of 1933 Professor of Anthropology Columbia University