Exeter Branch Programme


Exeter Branch Programme 2019/20

Wednesday 6 November 2019

Time: 6.30 p.m.

Nature of event: Exeter Branch Historical Association Branch Event

Speaker: Professor Richard Toye (University of Exeter, College of Humanities, History)

Title: Churchill’s great Game: Rethinking the long-term origins of the Cold War

Venue: Amory Moot Room (Parker Moot)

Address and postcode: Amory Building, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4RJ

Map: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/visit/directions/streathammap/

Parking and transport: Parking in Prince of Wales Road is free after 6 p.m. D bus service is frequent from city centre and other locations.

 

Friday 15 November 2019

Time: 5.30 p.m.

Nature of event: The Joyce Youings Memorial Lecture (College of Humanities, Centre for Early Modern Studies)

Speaker: Professor Peter Marshall (University of Warwick)

Title: Kirk and Community in Early Modern Orkney

Venue: University of Exeter Streatham Court Lecture Theatre A

Address and postcode: Streatham Court, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4ST

Map: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/visit/directions/streathammap/

Parking and transport: A charge for parking in Prince of Wales Road is made before 6 p.m. D bus service is frequent from city centre and other locations.

 

Monday 2 December 2019

Time: 5 p.m.

Nature of event: Exeter Branch Historical Association Branch Event

Speaker: Professor Nicholas McDowell (University of Exeter, College of Humanities, English)

Title: The influence of the English Civil Wars: Relating 17th-century events to the contemporary situation, particularly Ireland

Venue: Exeter College Hele Road site, Main Lecture Theatre. Please sign in at Main Reception first.

Address and postcode: Exeter College, Hele Road Centre, Hele Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4JS

Map: See Exeter College website: https://exe-coll.ac.uk/ Detailed directions to Lecture Theatre will be given at (and from) Reception.

Parking and transport: A charge for parking in New North Road before 6 p.m. Hele Road is on a bus route.

 

Wednesday 4 December 2019

Time: 6 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.

Nature of event: University of Exeter Centre for Medieval Studies: Simon Barton Memorial

Lecture

Speaker: Professor Jonathan Phillips (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Title: Writing the History of the Sultan Saladin

Venue: University of Exeter Streatham Court [Old] Lecture Theatre C

Address and postcode: Streatham Court, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4ST

Map: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/visit/directions/streathammap/

Parking and transport: Parking in Prince of Wales Road is free after 6 p.m. D bus service is frequent from city centre and other locations.

 

Thursday 30 January 2020

Time: 6 p.m. for drinks and nibbles reception in the Amory Info Hub area; 6.30 p.m. Valedictory Lecture in the Amory Moot Room (Parker Moot)

Nature of event: Professor Jeremy Black Valedictory Lecture – joint event hosted by the College of Humanities and the Exeter Branch of the Historical Association

Speaker: Professor Jeremy Black (University of Exeter, College of Humanities, History)

Title: Rethinking Military Revolutions

Venues: For pre-lecture reception: 6.00 p.m. Amory Info Hub area; 6.30 p.m. Valedictory

Lecture in the Amory Moot Room (Parker Moot)

Address and postcode: Amory Building, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4RJ

Map: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/visit/directions/streathammap/

Parking and transport: Parking in Prince of Wales Road is free after 6 p.m. D bus service is frequent from city centre and other locations.

 

Further events in 2020 are in the process of being finalised – so watch this space!