One of History’s very great friends and collaborators was Dr Tony Phillips, an eminent historical geographer, who sadly died a few months ago. The School of Geography, Geology and the Environment at Keele University are holding a memorial seminar and tree dedication in his honour on Friday 18th May 2018 when Dr Colin Phillips of Manchester University will speak on one of Tony’s great interests: ‘The map that almost
was. Collecting information for Gregory King’s projected map of Staffordshire, circa 1680.’
12.30-14.00 Buffet Lunch: WS0.16 (Cope Lab), William Smith Building. Hosted by the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment, Keele University.
14.00-16.00 Memorial Seminar. WS0.06, William Smith Building. Welcome: Professor Clare Holdsworth, Keele University. Remembering Tony. Contributions are welcome from anyone who worked with Tony in any capacity. Please contact Clare Holdsworth if you would like to contribute. Dr Colin Phillips, ‘The map that almost was. Collecting Information for Gregory King’s projected map of Staffordshire, c.1680.’
16.00-16.30 Tree dedication in the grounds of Keele University. Guests of honour Mrs A Davies and Ms Penny Davies.
17.00 onwards Drinks and evening meal at the KPA, Keele University. Please contact Clare Holdsworth if you would like to join us for the evening meal. Menu and price to be confirmed. Further Information please contact Clare Holdsworth: firstname.lastname@example.org