City of Lincoln Branch Programme 2016-17

Branch Programme

Last updated: 2nd August 2016

Entry to meetings is free for HA members and students, non-members £3 per meeting. Associate membership of the branch is £18 per year.

For any further information please contact Dr Claire Hubbard-Hall, branch secretary on 01522 583736 or email claire.hubbard-hall@bishopg.ac.uk

All meetings take place at 6pm (light refreshments offered from 5.30pm), at Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road, Lincoln LN1 3DY unless otherwise stated.

 

Programme of meetings 2016 - 17

19 September 2016

Witchfinder General: Matthew Hopkins and the East Anglian Witch-Hunt of 1645-47

Professor Malcolm Gaskill, University of East Anglia

17 October 2016

The Anarchy: War & Status in Medieval England

Dr Duncan Wright, BGU

7 November 2016

The Battle of the Somme—the making of the powerful propaganda film

Taylor Downing

9 January 2017

Book Launch - ‘Accidents & Violent Death in Early Modern London, 1650-1750’

Dr Craig Spence, BGU

16 January 2017

William Marshal’s Finest Hour: The Battle of Lincoln 1217

Julian Humphreys

6 February 2017

Love, Laughter & Malice: The surprising history of the Valentine in the 19th century’

Dr Alice Crossley, University of Lincoln

13 March 2017

Agincourt: 1415-present

Professor Anne Curry, University of Southampton

3 April 2017

Churchill, Attlee & the Rise of the British Intelligence Community

Professor Richard Aldrich, University of Warwick

8 May 2017

Cleopatra—Reality & Legend

Lucy Hughes-Hallett

5 June 2017

AGM & ‘The Whole World in his Hands: The collection mania of the Sixth Duke of Devonshire’ (Dr Jack Rhoden, BGU)