Conference - Joseph Chamberlain: Imperial Standard Bearer, National Leader, Local Icon


International Centenary Conference

On 4th and 5th July 2014, Newman University, in collaboration with Birmingham City Council, hosted a two day international conference to commemorate the centenary of Joseph Chamberlain’s death on 2nd July 1914. The conference assessed the career of Joseph Chamberlain, mayor of Birmingham, Colonial Secretary and leader of the Liberal Unionist Party and Tariff Reform Association.

The conference featured a host of expert academic speakers (including Professor Peter Marsh), heritage specialists, research students and politicians, making it a truly diverse and interesting two days.

Please do take a moment to download the keynotes from some of the talks which took place over the course of the conference at the bottom of this page.






pdf  Keynote Talk - Peter Marsh
Last updated: 18 July 2014

pdf  Joseph Chamberlain Conference Programme
Last updated: 03 July 2014

pdf  Keynote Talk - Sir Albert Bore
Last updated: 09 July 2014

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