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Saturday, 10 September 2016

Historical Association. Essex Programme 2016/17

The Essex Society for Archaeology and History has received the 2016/17 lecture programme of the Historical Association, which meets monthly in Chelmsford.

Historical Association, Essex Branch


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


24 September              Female Secret Agents
Dr Juliette Pattinson, Reader in Modern History and Head of the School of History, University of Kent.  (There will be a short AGM before the talk)

29 October                  The Making of the West End of London in the 19th century
Dr Rohan McWilliam, Professor of Modern British History and Course Leader for History, Anglia Ruskin University.

3 December                 The Myth of ‘Opium Plague’ in Late Imperial China
                                    Dr Xun Zhou, Department of History, University of Essex.


7 January                     The English Enlightenment
                                    Justin Champion, President of the Historical Association, Professor of the History of Early Modern Ideas, Royal Holloway College, University of London.

11 February                 Always Remembering to Forget: Holocaust Denial in Britain 1942-2000
                                    Dr Mark Hobbs, Associate Tutor, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of East Anglia.

11 March                     The Protestation of 1642 in Essex
John Walter, Professor Emeritus, History Department, University of Essex.

8 April                         Aspects of Iron Age and Roman Colchester
Dr Patrick Denney, Visiting Fellow in the History Department, University of Essex.

6 May                          Medieval Pilgrimage to Compostela
                                    Michael Bloomfield, lecturer in Ancient and Medieval History in the Classics    
                                    Department of City Lit College, London      

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