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Prof. Kevin Schürer

Prof. Schürer, a pro-vice chancellor at the University of Leicester, is an authority on surnames and local history.

I have been fascinated by history and ‘old stuff’ generally for as long as I can remember.
Prof. Kevin Schürer

Kevin Schürer was director of the UK Data Archive and a member of the internationally-renowned Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure at the University of Cambridge. In 2009 he received a major award from the Economic and Social Research Council to create a standardised version of the censuses for Great Britain from 1851 to 1911, helping to build one of the largest historical data resources in the world. He will join our guest panel discussions at The Great British Story events in Bury St Edmunds and Cardiff.