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Title : Professor Peter Self, c1960

Description : Reader, Government Department, 1948-1963, Professor of Public Administration from 1963-1982, died on 29 March 1999 aged 79 'Peter Self, Professor of Public Administration from 1963 until he took early retirement in December 1982, was the second holder of the chair created initially for William Robson. He was educated at Lancing College, and read PPE at Balliol College, Oxford. He was on the editorial staff of The Economist from 1944 to 1962 and was a Extra-Mural Lecturer of London University from 1944-1949. He came to the School in 1948 as lecturer in Public Administration and was promoted to a Readership in 1961....He was no ivory-towered academic. As a Director of Studies at the Civil Service Department he helped to establish the first set of courses at the Civil Service College. He was a force in the Town and Planning Association and a member of the South East Economic Planning Council...His hobbies were walking (he knew almost every corner of the United Kingdom), golf and making up and telling detective stories.' LSE Magazine, June 1983, 1965, p19 In 1982 heembarked on a career as Senior Research Fellow and then Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University in Canberra. IMAGELIBRARY/258 Persistent URL:

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