Our VisionFounded in 1997, the Ruskin Society celebrates the life, work and legacy of the Victorian art critic and social thinker John Ruskin. We organize a regular programme of events in the UK and exist for everyone with an interest in John Ruskin.
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2017 Birthday event
The annual birthday event will take place on 11 February 2017 at 2.00pm in London. Cynthia Gamble will speak on Ruskin's passion for France and Belgium and the 2016 Ruskin Society Book Prize will be announced. Members can reserve a place by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Shortlist announced for the 2016 Ruskin Society Book Prize
The nominees are:
Vicky Albritton and Fredrik Albritton Jonsson, 'Green Victorians: The Simple Life in John Ruskin's Lake District' (University of Chicago Press)
Francis O'Gorman (ed.), 'The Cambridge Companion to John Ruskin' (Cambridge University Press)
The winner will be announced at the 2017 Birthday Event.