Emeritus Professor Victor Allen, BSc, PhD

Colleagues will be sorry to learn of the death, on 26 October 2014, of Emeritus Professor Vic Allen, former Professor of Sociology of Industrial Society.

Professor Allen came to the University as a lecturer in industrial relations in 1959, becoming senior lecturer in 1963, reader in 1970 and professor in 1973.

A celebration of Professor Allen’s life is being held at noon on Wednesday 12 November 2014 at Tarn Moor Memorial Woodland, Skipton, BD23 3LA.  Colleagues are invited to meet and park at The Craven Heifer for coffee at 11.00am, and to bring a red carnation and a memory. Donations can be made to Amnesty International.

The flag on the Parkinson Building will be flown at half-mast on 12 November in Professor Allen’s memory.

An obituary is being prepared.

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