WithingtonProfessor Phil Withington
Professor of Early Modern History
University of Sheffield
Phil is a social and cultural historian of Britain between the 16th and 18th centuries. He has published on the history of citizenship, popular politics, urbanization, manners, and language, and is currently running a large collaborative research project on intoxicants and intoxication in the early modern era. He is also writing a book on the social history of the English Renaissance for Princeton University Press.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts
Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
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To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.