H.H. Asquith and the Liberal Legacy:
On Thursday 15th May 2008 an event, jointly organised the Bodleian Library and the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, was held in Convocation House to mark 100 years since H.H. Asquith became Prime Minister. The event consisted of a lecture by Dr. Lawrence Goldman followed by a panel and open forum discussion chaired by Professor Sir Brian Harrison with panellists the Hon. John Grimond and Professor Jose Harris. A summary of Dr. Goldman's lecture will feature in a future issue of the Journal of Liberal History.
Precis of lecture by Dr. Lawrence Goldman
Dr. Lawrence Goldman is the Editor of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and Fellow in Modern History, St. Peter's College, Oxford.
Response by the Hon. John Grimond
The Hon. John Grimond is the Foreign editor of The Economist and a great grandson of H.H. Asquith and a son of the fomer Liberal leader Jo Grimond.
Response by Professor Jose Harris
Professor Jose Harris is Professor of Modern History and a Fellow of St. Catherine's College, Oxford.