Professor Eric Hobsbawm 1917-2012

Wednesday 3 October 2012

The Institute was saddened to hear the news of the death of Professor Eric Hobsbawm, Emeritus Professor of the University of London and, amongst many other academic associations, an Honorary Research Fellow of the Institute for the Study of the Americas. Professor Hobsbawm was world-famous as a prolific and insightful scholar, and his passing marks the loss of one of the most gifted minds in the history of the University. He will be remembered with great fondness by all colleagues that met him and benefitted from his remarkable work.