Monday, 3 September 2018

Historical Association, Essex Branch. Programme 2018/19

Historical Association, Essex Branch
Programme 2018/19

Talks on Saturdays, 2.30pm, Trinity Methodist Church, Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, CM1 2XB
Visitors and prospective members warmly welcomed - £3


29 September
Building Utopia in Purleigh: the rise and fall of a late-Victorian dream
Vic Gray, former Essex County Archivist
(There will be a short AGM before the talk.)

27 October
The Divorce of Henry VIII: an untold story from inside the Vatican
Professor Catherine Fletcher, Associate Professor in History and Heritage, University of Swansea

1 December
Treasures from the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms
(talk to link with exhibition at British Library curated by speaker)
Professor Joanna Story, University of Leicester
(Light seasonal refreshments after the talk)


12 January
The Weimar Republic and its difficult birth
Dr Eric Boston, Director of Academic Liaison, Head of Humanities, Head of History and Politics  CATS Cambridge

2 February
The case of the Petrified Leg and other 18th-century Medical Curiosities
Dr Lisa Smith, Lecturer, Dept of History, University of Essex

2 March
Some ancient Greeks in Roman Britain
Professor Edith Hall, Professor of Classics, King’s College, University of London

6 April
‘Please Sir, I want some more.’ What did they eat in Victorian Britain?
Dr Robert Hopkinson, former Head of History, Wolsingham School, former   Secretary, Durham HA Branch, and recent Treasurer, Cumbria HA Branch          

11 May
‘The March of the Women!’ The Campaign for Women's Suffrage in Britain?
Dr Robert Saunders, Senior Lecturer in Modern British History, Queen Mary College, University of London

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

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