Thursday, 18 May 2017

Local & Family History Day. Galleywood Heritage Centre. Saturday 3 June 2017

The Essex Society for Archaeology and History will be an exhibitor at the Local and Family History Day to be held at Galleywood Heritage Centre, CM2 8TR, on Saturday 3 June 2017, 10am - 4pm.  Entry is free. For event details and speaker see below.

Sunday, 7 May 2017

University of Essex Lecture: Hunting Witches in Early Modern Europe. Monday 22 May 2017

University of Essex 
Professorial Inaugural Lectures 
Monday 22 May 2017 
Professor Alison Rowlands Department of History 

Hunting 'witches' in early modern Europe. What sort of people were prosecuted as 'witches' in Europe between c. 1420 and 1780, and why? What can we learn about early modern society from witch-trials and what was their historical impact? Professor Rowlands answers these questions using detailed archival records and case studies 

Programme starts at 6pm followed by a drinks reception from 7.15pm 
Lakeside Theatre, Colchester Campus. 
Free admission and open to all. 

Professorial Inaugural Lectures 

Our Professorial Inaugural Lecture series celebrates excellence in research undertaken by our recently appointed professors. It's a privilege to have leading global thinkers at our University and through this lecture series we are keen to share our very best research, to exchange ideas and inspire you. Conducting internationally significant research means our lecturers always have their fingers on the pulse and academics at Essex are at the forefront of the latest research findings and emerging trends. Our new professors will offer enlightening explanations on their own specialist subjects in areas such as sociology, politics, health and human sciences, psychology, computer science and electronic engineering, history, biological sciences, sports science and economics. 

Find out more about the series: www.essex.ac.uk/events/pil 
Lectures will be available to view online: .www.vimeo.com/uniofessex 
Free admission and open to all. Booking advised.