City of Lincoln Branch Programme

City of Lincoln Branch Programme 2021-22

All lectures start at 6pm. They will be online until the end of 2021, details to be circulated in advance of each session. We will confirm whether 2022 lectures are in-person or online as soon as we are able.



4th October 2021 (online)

Jon Coburn (University of Lincoln), “The Question Was Asked: Did Women Do Anything For Peace Before?”: Women's Peace Protest in Histories of American Activism


1st November 2021 (online)

Louise Bell (The National Archives), New Limbs for Old: Limbless Ex-Servicemen in Britain During and After the First World War


6th December 2021 (online)

Paul Webster (Cardiff University), The Medieval Kings of England and the Ghost of Christmas Past: Kingship, the Cult of Thomas Becket and the Politics of Sanctity


31st January 2022 (in person or online)

Dean Irwin (independent scholar), ‘Neither a lender nor a borrower be’: Christian Debtors and Jewish Creditors in thirteenth century Lincolnshire


7th March 2022 (online) Max Jones (University of Manchester), G. W. Joy’s ‘General Gordon’s Last Stand’ and the Memory of the British Empire


4th April 2022 (in person or online) April Pudsey (Manchester Metropolitan University), Work, Play, Enslavement, and Hope: The Lives and Concerns of Children in the Roman Provinces


9th May 2022 (in person or online) Erin Bell (University of Lincoln), Lincoln's history on the small screen: televising the city's past from the 1950s to the 21st century