Lecture on the Diggers of 1649-1650 at the IHR

Place: Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1

Thursday, 24 January 2008


Speaker: Dr Ariel Hessayon

Title: Restoring the Garden of Eden in England’s Green and Pleasant Land: the Diggers and the Fruits of the Earth.

A paper about the Diggers of 1649-50, their legacy, the presence /absence of ecological themes in their writings and the way in which they have been appropriated by modern day Greens.