Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Historical Association, Essex Branch. Programme 2015/16

Historical Association, Essex Branch
Programme 2015-16

Talks on Saturdays, 2.30pm, Trinity Methodist Church, Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, CM1 2XB (except 31 Oct)
Free parking at the Church or in the County Council car-park opposite
Visitors and prospective members warmly welcomed
 -  £3 donation requested

Saturday 26 September 2015:
Short AGM followed by Dr Rachel Duffett, Teaching Fellow in the Department of Sociology, University of Essex: A Taste of Army Life: Food and Soldiers of the Great War.

Saturday 31 October 2015:  
Conference on the Battle of Agincourt, a joint event with the Essex Record Office, held  at the Essex Record Office. 11am for 11.30am-3.30pm (Part of the Chelmsford Ideas Festival) 

Anne Curry, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Professor of Medieval History,  University of Southampton, Agincourt 1415 – 2015.

Dr James Ross, Senior Lecturer in Late Medieval History, University of Winchester, Conflict in Context: Henry V and the Renewal of the Hundred Years War.

Members £7: book clem.moir [at] btinternet.com.  Non-members £15: book on 033301 32500.  Includes refreshments and lunch

Saturday 5 December 2015:
Nigel Saul, Professor of Medieval History, Royal Holloway College, University of London, Magna Carta: Was It Worth It?

Saturday 9 January 2016:
David Stevenson, Professor of International History, London School of Economics and Political Science, The Origins of the Cold War.

Saturday 6 February 2016:
Roger Richardson, Research Professor Emeritus and Director of International Relations (USA), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Winchester, Servant Life in Elite Households in the Seventeenth and early Eighteenth Centuries.

Saturday 5 March 2016:                
Dr Helen McCarthy, Senior Lecturer in History, Queen Mary College, University of London, Double Lives: Working Mothers in Twentieth Century Britain.

Saturday 9 April 2016:
Charles Barr, Emeritus Professor in the School of Art, Media and American Studies, University of East Anglia, Ealing Studios 1930-55: presenting Britain and the British Character on Film.

Saturday 7 May 2016:
Dr Fiona Haarer, Lecturer in the Classics Department, King’s College, University of London. The Empress Theodora: from Courtesan to Queen.

For further information: email essexha1 [at] btinternet.com or www.history.org.uk and  essexbranchha.blogspot.com

The Essex Society for Archaeology and History is pleased to advertise these events.

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