School of Business and Management

Dr Ed Legon

Ed

Lecturer in Heritage Management

Email: e.legon@qmul.ac.uk
Telephone: 020 7882 5617
Room Number: 4.28a, Bancroft Building, Mile End Campus

Profile

Student drop-in and feedback hours

2-5pm

 

Ed is Lecturer in Heritage Management in the School of Business and Management. A historian by training, Ed explores the ways in which societies interact with their pasts, particularly during and after political and religious conflict. Most recently, he has focused on memories of the British civil wars in the divided societies of England, Ireland, and Scotland after the restoration of Charles II in 1660. Ed was previously Research Manager at Historic Royal Palaces, Queen Mary University of London’s collaborative partner on the MA Heritage Management.

 

Teaching

  • Heritage: History, Theory and Practice (BUSM162)
  • Leadership Seminar (BUSM167)

Research

Research Interests:

  • Politics of memory
  • Memory and the built environment/material culture
  • History and theory of heritage
  • Political culture
  • Early modern Britain and Europe

Publications

  • Legon, E., Remembering Revolution: Seditious Memories after the British Civil Wars (Manchester: Manchester University Press, forthcoming 2019)
  • Legon, E., ‘Remembering the “good old cause”’, in Vallance, E. (ed.), Remembering Early Modern Revolutions (London: Routledge, forthcoming 2019)
  • Legon, E., ‘Bound up with meaning: the politics and memory of ribbon wearing in Restoration England and Scotland’, Journal of British Studies, 56:1 (Jan., 2017), pp. 27-50