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    With over 50 branches across the country all putting on approximately 10 lectures a year we have 500 history talks happening around the country in the HA’s name. Talks can be on any aspect of history and include local, national and international themes from any historical time period through to...

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  • Death in Venice

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    On the 17th March 2017 at 7-30pm Gromsby Branch will be holding a talk entitled: Death in Venice - Mortality, Memory and Medicine featuring Dr Alex Bamji, Lecturer in Early Modern History, University of Leeds. Venue: Markham Hall, St James’s School, Bargate, Grimsby, DN34 4SY Dr Bamji's research project: Death...

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  • The downfall of Napoleon

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    Event Type: Branch Takes Place: 10th April 2017 Time: 7.30 pm Venue: Cottonwood Hotel BH1 3AP How to book: There is free admission to Saturday afternoon lectures but an admission charge of £4. 00p for non- HA members and £2.50p for students at Monday lectures. Associate membership of the branch...

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  • Transforming society

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    On the 27th March 2017 at 7.30pm th Gloucestershire Branch will be hosting a talk entitled: Town and country in England, 900–1540 - How a society was transformed featuring Professor Chris Dyer, University of Leicester. Venue: Oxstalls Campus of the University of Gloucestershire Professor Dyer's research: The economic and social history...

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  • Tour of Belgium

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    Tour leaders:  Edward Towne and Charles Linfield Travelling by coach from Victoria we shall take the Channel Tunnel to the Flemish city of Ghent for a walking tour that will include the Cathedral of St. Bavo, home of van Eyck’s “Adoration of the Mystic Lamb”.   We move on to Leuven...

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  • Love, Laughter & Malice

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    On the 6th February 2017 Dr Alice Crossley (University of Lincoln) will be giving a talk to the City of Lincoln Branch entitled: "Love, Laughter & Malice: The surprising history of the Valentine in the 19th century". Alice Crossley is a Senior Lecturer in English Literature in the College of...

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  • The Levellers

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    On the 15th February 2017 Dr Rachel Foxley (University of Reading) will be giving a talk to the Buckinghamshire Branch entitled: "The Levellers: Radicalism and Print in the English Revolution". Dr Foxley's research interests are in the intellectual history of early modern Britain and Europe. Recent work focuses on the...

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  • Peel and Revolution

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    On the 14th February 2017 Professor Lawrence Goldman (Institute of Historical Research, University of London) will be giving a talk to the North London Branch entitled: "Peel and Revolution: Governing Britain 1815-46. Time: 8pm Venue: Jubilee Hall, Parsonage Lane, Enfield Description: A talk on the role of Sir Robert Peel,...

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  • Democracy and Despotism in British India

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    On the 23rd February 2017 Dr Sean Lang (Anglia Ruskin University) will be giving a talk to the Bath Branch entitled: "Democracy and Despotism in British India". Sean studied history at Oxford, where he won the university prize for American history, and was Head of History at Hills Road Sixth Form...

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