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Talk by Dame Fiona Reynolds

Dame Fiona Reynolds (Master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge and former Director-General of the National Trust) will speak on “Ruskin, Octavia Hill and the National Trust – their lives and legacy.” The event takes place on the afternoon of 1 July in Cambridge. Members can book free tickets here.

Winner of the 2016 Book Prize

The Ruskin Society is pleased to announce that the 2016 Book Prize has been awarded to The  Cambridge Companion to John Ruskin  edited by Francis O'Gorman and published by Cambridge University Press. 

Grant for graduate students

The post-graduate grant of £200 announced after this year’s birthday event has been awarded to Kelly Freeman (UCL) and Thomas Hughes (The Courtauld) to support a one day conference on "New Approaches to Ruskin on Art and Architecture".