Ealing Branch Programme

Ealing Branch Programme 2023-24 

Meetings are usually held on the second Tuesday of each month at Ealing Green Church, W5 5QT at 7.30pm, with the exception of the October meeting which takes place at Twyford School at 6.30pm

Members (£15 annual fee) and Visitors (£5 per talk) Students free.

Bookings for meetings are via Eventbrite. Meetings are live but usually recorded in Zoom and the recordings are made available after the meeting to those who have booked.’

Secretary: Dr Philip Woods   tel: 0208 579 2174  Email: philipgwoods@outlook.com

For fuller and up-to-date details: www.ealinghistory.org.uk


12 September 2023

Why Wellington won-and Napoleon lost-the Battle of Waterloo

Professor Michael Clarke, Fellow of King’s College London, Distinguished Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute


10 October 2023 at 6.30pm

Sixth Form Evening at Twyford CoE High School, W3 9PP

Russia’s Colonial Allergy, from Central Asia to Crimea

Dr Alexander Morrison, Fellow & Tutor in History, New College Oxford


14 November 2023

Elizabeth Sunley Memorial Lecture

Wargame Women: The Women’s royal Naval Service and the Western Approaches Tactical Unit During the battle of the Atlantic

Dr Sarah-Louise Miller, Visiting Scholar, Faculty of History, University of Oxford, Lecturer Defence studies Department, King’s College London


12 December 2023

Branch AGM & Christmas Social


9 January 2024

Cnut the Great: King of the English

Professor Ryan Lavelle, Professor in Early Medieval History, University of Winchester


13 February 2024

In the Shadows and under the Cross: Roman Catholicism in Early Modern England

Professor Alexandra Walsham, Professor of Modern History, University of Cambridge and Fellow of Emmanuel College, President of the Historical Association


12 March 2024

The Arab Revolt in Palestine in the 1930s

Professor Matthew Hughes, Brunel University


9 April 2024

Who Formed Britain’s ‘New Aristocracy of Talent’ in the 18th Century – and What Did Their Advent Signify?

Emeritus Professor Penny Corfield, President of the International Society for 18th Century Studies


14 May 2024

Robespierre and the French Revolutionary Terror

Professor Marisa Linton, Professor Emerita, Kingston University London


11 June 2024

Anarchists, Fenians, Nihilists!: London and the First ‘Age of Terror’ 1867 – 1909

Dr James Crossland, Reader in International History, Liverpool John Moores University