Taunton Deane Branch Programme

Taunton Deane Branch Programme 2021-22


Wednesday 15 September 2021

The AGM Lunch with

Andrew Powell-Thomas

(Local Historian)

‘Gems of Somerset’

Venue: The White Horse, Bradford on Tone, Somerset

Details: contact Geoff Bisson (01823 353749 or gb@queenscollege.org.uk)


Wednesday 6 October 2021

Dr Stephen Mawdsley

(University of Bristol)

‘Teens Against Polio in 1950s America’


Wednesday 10 November 2021

Professor Stephen Badsey

(University of Wolverhampton)

‘11 November 1918: The War, the Armistice and History’


Wednesday 8 December 2021

Marcus Paul

(Formerly, Deputy Head of Queen’s College, Taunton)

‘Ireland to the Wild West’



Wednesday 12 January 2022

Dr James Thompson

(University of Bristol)

‘The Visual Culture of Politics in Britain c.1880-1914’


Wednesday 9 February 2022

Dr Tom Davies

(University of Sussex)

'Malcolm X and the Genealogy of Black Power' 



Wednesday 9 March 2022

Dr Nicholas Terry

(University of Exeter)

‘The Uses and Abuses of History in the Russian-Ukrainian War of 2022’


Venue for Meetings, October to March: The Birchall Hall, Queen’s College, Taunton

Directions: From Taunton, follow the signs to Trull.

Contact: Geoff Bisson (01823 353749 or gb@queenscollege.org.uk)

Cost of Entry: £2.00 per meeting (payable on the door)