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About University History and Heritage

We’re committed to researching, conserving and promoting the rich history and heritage of The University of Manchester.

Our University History and Heritage activities aim to explore and protect our heritage and make it widely accessible to students, staff, alumni and the public.

For general enquiries, email heritage@manchester.ac.uk.

Dr James Hopkins, University Historian and Heritage Manager

Dr James Hopkins, University Historian and Heritage Manager
Dr James Hopkins, University Historian and Heritage Manager

Dr James Hopkins is the first University Historian to be appointed at a UK university.

James’s background is in the history of knowledge institutions and the social sciences.

Tel: +44 (0) 161 306 3075
Email: james.hopkins@manchester.ac.uk