Chichester Branch Programme

Chichester Branch Programme 2024-25

Enquiries to Mr Alex Bristow  01903 505554


All meetings start at 7.30pm except January at 2.30pm in the Friends’ Meeting House, Priory Road, Chichester PO19 1NX. Meetings are expected to finish by 9 pm (4 pm in January). Light refreshments are served from 7 pm (2 pm in January).


Admission to meetings is free for full HA members. Branch membership for the season costs £20 (£30 for couples). One-off attendance is £5 per meeting.


Thursday 13th June 2024

Dr Andrew Smith, OMC London

Routes of Resistance: France, Britain and Legacies of the Second World War.


Thursday 19th September 2024

Dr Michael Rowe, King’s College, London

Napoleon’s Empire: How it worked; who was in; and who was out.


Thursday 17th October 2024

Professor David Tal, University of Sussex

The Origins and Development of the USA-Israel Relationship.


Thursday 21st November 2024

Dr Jonathan Adams, University of Southampton

Shipwrecks in Dark Seas: Recent Discoveries in the Baltic and Black Seas.


Thursday 19th December 2024

Annual General Meeting with Three Short Talks.


Saturday 18th January 2025

Dr Danae Tankard, University of Chichester

Factionalism & Dissent in a Late 17th Century City: Chichester 1678-1685


Thursday 20th February 2025

Professor Adrian Smith, University of Southampton

Mountbatten: Viceroy, Empire and Cold War 1943-1979


Thursday 20th March 2025: 25th John  Fines Memorial Lecture:

Professor Alexandra Walsham, University of Cambridge, President of the HA

Remembering the Reformation


Thursday 17th April 2025

Professor Marisa Linton, University of Kingston

Leaders of the French Revolution


Thursday 15th May 2025

Dr Paul Flenley, University of Portsmouth

Russia and the West: The Origins of the Crisis in Relations


Thursday 19th June 2025

Dr Nicola Phillips, Royal Holloway, University of London

18th Century Women’s Legal Disabilities and How They Got Round Them.