Central London Branch Programme

By Chrissie Ganjou

Central London Branch Programme 2021-22

 

 

President: Professor David Stevenson (London School of Economics)

Secretary: Mrs Chrissie Ganjou, Email: chrissie@ganjou.com Tel: 020 7323 1192

Treasurer: Mrs Jill Kilsby MA, MBA, Email: jkcharity@outlook.com Tel: 07957 627783

Minutes Secretary: Mr Hedley Sutton MA, BA, Email: suttonhedley@gmail.com Tel: 020 7412 7865

 

Lectures by Zoom are free to all.

For events where pre-booking is required, please use a booking form or contact the Treasurer, Jill Kilsby (see above).

 

 

 

Saturday 9th October 2021 - Lecture via Zoom at 2pm

 

'Eight Weeks Supply of Food: How Convoys saved Britain from Starvation in 1917' Professor David Stevenson, Professor of International History, London School of Economics, and Central London Branch President.

 

Zoom Lecture will be followed by Branch Annual General Meeting.

 

 

Saturday 29th January 2022 - Lecture via Zoom at 2pm

 

“Elizabeth and Mary: Royal Cousins, Rival Queens'” Dr. Andrea Clarke Lead curator of Elizabeth and Mary: Royal Cousins, Rival Queens at the British Library & Dr. Karen Limper-Herz, Lead Curator, Incunabula and Sixteenth Century Printed Books.

 

 

Saturday, 26th March, 2022 - Lecture via Zoom at 2pm

 

‘The Plague in 17th Century London’ Dr. Aaron Columbus, PhD in History recently completed with Birkbeck College, University of London, alongside role as Research Officer at the Centre for Hearth Tax Research, University of Roehampton. Deputy Principal Teaching & Learning at Wellington College.     

 

 

Saturday, 30th April, 2022 – Lecture via Zoom at 2pm

 

‘The History of Gibraltar’ Dr. Chris Grocott, Lecturer in Management and Economic History at the University of Leicester School of Business.

 

 

Saturday, 28th May, 2022 – Lecture via Zoom at 2pm

 

‘Stalin and Stalinism in Putin’s Russia’ Dr. James Ryan FRHistS, FHEA, Senior Lecturer in Modern European (Russian) History, Director of International  School of History, Archaeology and Religion, Cardiff University. 

 

 

Saturday, 25th June, 2022 – Lecture via Zoom at 2pm

 

“St Thomas Guard My Realm”: Becket’s Shrine, the King and the Politics of Sanctity.  Dr. Paul Webster, Exploring the Pathway Co-Ordinator School of History, Archaeology & Religion Cardiff University. 

 

 

Friday, 1st July, 2022 - Guided Tour with Pat Smith

 

To All Hallows by the Tower and a walk around area.

This is the oldest church in the City of London AD675.

Meet at 10.45am outside Tower Hill station.

Cost £12 per person (to cover donation to the church and HA)

If you are interested in joining this guided walk please express your interest to: Chrissie Ganjou, Branch Secretary, email: chrissie@ganjou.com

 

 

Saturday 23rd July, 2022 – A Walking Tour

 

'Walking the Walbrook' with Richard Cohen. 

A terrific walk which follows the course of the Walbrook Stream, which gives us the opportunity to have a look at the site of the Old Nichol, the site of Victorian London's darkest slum made famous in the Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison and the site of England's first council estate at Arnold Circus.  The walk also takes in a couple of Shakespearean theatres, Old Bedlam features as do a wealth of city churches and Old Jewry, Mithraic Temples, Livery halls, the Bank of England and much else besides. 

Meet at 2pm by the Main Overground ticket office within the concourse at Shoreditch High Street Station. Cost £12 per person. Duration 1.5 to 2 hours

If you are interested in joining this guided walk please express your interest to: Chrissie Ganjou, Branch Secretary, email: chrissie@ganjou.com

 

 

All Lectures when held at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU - Free to H.A. Members - £3 Non Members.

 

Lectures by Zoom are free to all.

 

For events where pre-booking is required, please use a booking form or contact the Treasurer, Jill Kilsby (details above).