Canterbury Branch Programme


Canterbury Branch Programme 2020-21

Talks are open to the public and are free to HA members, branch members and students. Branch membership is £10 per year; please contact canterburyha@gmail.com for details.

 

All talks will be held via Zoom for this year, until our usual venues can open again. Please note we have 100 places available for each talk until further notice.

 

To be part of this year’s online lectures you will need to book in advance with canterburyha@gmail.com

 

 

Thursday 17 Sept, 4.30pm

Committee Meeting

 

Thursday 15 Oct, 7pm

Professor Arthur Burns (KCL)

New Light on the Mad King: George III as Revealed in the Georgian Papers at Windsor Castle

Zoom talk, please book in advance with canterburyha@gmail.com

 

Thursday 12 Nov, 7pm

Dr Emma Hanna (Kent University)

Sounds of War: Music in the British Armed Forces During the Great War'

Zoom talk, please book in advance with canterburyha@gmail.com

 

Thursday 3 Dec, 7pm

Prof John Butler

The Quest for Becket's bones: St Thomas of Canterbury and the enduring appeal of holy relics.

Zoom talk, please book in advance with canterburyha@gmail.com

 

 

2021

 

Thursday 7 Jan, 4.30pm

Committee Meeting

 

Thursday 21 Jan, 7pm

Lawrence and Marjorie Lyle Commemorative Lecture

Dr Sophie Ambler, Deputy Director of the Centre for War and Diplomacy

Simon de Montfort and the First English Revolution, 1258-65: the War in Kent

Zoom talk, please book in advance with canterburyha@gmail.com

 

Thursday 4 Feb, 7pm

Dr John Bulaitis, (Canterbury Christ Church University)

1956 – Communism’s Traumatic Year

Zoom talk, please book in advance with canterburyha@gmail.com

 

Thursday 11 Mar, 7pm

Dr Ed Roberts (Kent University)

Popes, Bishops and Forgeries: Inventing Church Authority in Early Medieval Europe

Zoom talk, please book in advance with canterburyha@gmail.com

 

Thursday 15 Apr, 4.30pm

Committee Meeting

 

Thursday 6 May, 7pm

Dr Paulina Kewes (Jesus College, Oxford)

The Elizabethan Succession (1558-1603): A European Perspective

Zoom talk, please book in advance with canterburyha@gmail.com

 

Visit – TBC

 

Thursday 10 June

CPD day for teachers of KS2 history.

Details TBC