York and North Yorkshire Branch Programme

By Elizabeth McCulloch

York & North Yorkshire Branch Programme 2021-22

 

Autumn term

** POSTPONED UNTIL 27 JAN 2022 ** History Nerds: 6pm Thursday 25th November 2021 local heat of the HA Great Debate. NB This will be held virtually. ** POSTPONED UNTIL 27 JAN 2022 **

YorkClio: early September 2021 ‘Year 6 into Year 7 transition – part one’ – how can we make the transition from primary to secondary in history better for our students? Please see www.yorkclio.com for details.

Public history – 7.30-8.30pm Wednesday 10th November 2021 - Professor Sarah Rees-Jones of the University of York will give a talk “A Northern Way? The archbishops of York and the north of England, 1304-1405 “, with a particular focus on what it has revealed about Fountains Abbey. The Northern Way project is assessing and analysing the political roles of the Archbishops of York over the period 1306-1406, by using and digitising all relevant primary sources held in the archives at the Borthwick Institute and The National Archives. This talk will be on Zoom and can be accessed using this link: https://york-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/93887740038

 

Spring Term

History Nerds: 6pm Thursday 27th January 2022 local heat of the HA Great Debate NOW ON ZOOM.

History Nerds: February 2022 Dr Helen Lacey, University of Oxford – the ‘People 1381?’ Were they peasants? Were they all Londoners? Were they all punished? Dr Lacey will share the brand new research she is involved with and explain how the historians are using the records to blow some popular myths. For meeting details please refer to the www.yorkclio.com History Nerds page.

YorkClio: January 2022 Mike Hill ‘World-building continued’ please see www.yorkclio.com for details.

**CANCELLED DUE TO INDUSTRIAL ACTION AT GOLDSMITHS** Public: 7pm 19th January 2022 – ‘Women in the Mongol Empire: from the steppes to world domination’ Dr Bruno de Nicola, Goldsmiths, University of London and Austrian Academy of Sciences. This will be an online link sent out via newsletter nearer the time, or mail elizabeth.mcculloch@boothamschool.com **CANCELLED DUE TO INDUSTRIAL ACTION AT GOLDSMITHS** We hope to have this lecture later in the year.

 

Summer Term

History Nerds – June 2022 – ‘York Roman skeletons’ Dr Ian Milstead, York Archaeological Trust, will talk about the work to excavate Roman skeletons and the theories about who they were and what they were doing. For meeting details please refer to the www.yorkclio.com History Nerds page.

YorkClio: ‘Year 6 into Year 7 transition – part two’ – how can we make the transition from primary to secondary in history better for our students? Please see www.yorkclio.com for details.

Public history – 5.30pm Thursday 28th April 2022. HA Presidential lecture in conjunction with the University of York Department of Education. Professor Peter Mandler, University of Cambridge, ‘The Crisis of the Meritocracy:  How Popular Demand (not Politicians) Made Britain into a Mass Education Society.’ Covid restrictions permitting, this will be a live event at the University of York. For information about the precise venue please mail helen.snelson@york.ac.uk

For branch enquiries please contact the secretary on 01904 424 219 or at sarsheils@yahoo.co.uk