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Lynsey Hanley

Lynsey Hanley was born in Birmingham and lives in Liverpool. She is the author of Estates: An Intimate History (Granta, 2007), Respectable: The Experience of Class (Penguin, 2016), and wrote the introduction to the Penguin Modern Classics edition of Richard Hoggart’s The Uses of Literacy (2009). She is a regular contributor to the Guardian, the Financial Times and the LRB blog, and is a visiting research fellow at Liverpool John Moores University.

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Events featuring this speaker

Homes for Heroes 100: Council House Lives

Natasha Carthew, Sarah Crown, Lynsey Hanley, Kerry Hudson, Durre Shahwar, Joan Smith

What was it like to grow up in council housing? What can we learn from this for the new programme of council housing today?

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16 October 2019 3:15pm - 4:15pm Watershed