City of Lincoln Branch Programme

City of Lincoln Branch Programme 2020-21

We are delighted to announce the branch’s programme of lectures for the coming year. All are welcome to attend. Registration details will be announced on this website in advance of each talk. 

Programme 2020-21


All lectures will be online, details to be circulated in advance of each session.


Monday 6th October, 6pm

Dr James Greenhalgh, University of Lincoln

‘The Long Shadow of the Air War’: understanding bomber crews’ memories against contemporary debates

(watch a recording of the talk here)


Monday 2nd November, 6pm

Dr Leon Rocha, University of Lincoln:

When Britain Met China: The Macartney Embassy of 1793

(watch a recording of the talk here)


Monday 7th December, 6pm

Professor David Carpenter, King’s College London

St Hugh of Lincoln and King Henry III 


Monday 1st February, 6pm

Dr Megan Hunt, University of Edinburgh 

'An American-centric understanding of black history and identity.’ Martin Luther King, Jr. and the African American Freedom Struggle in UK schools 


Monday 1st March, 6pm

Andrew Jackson, Bishop Grosseteste University

“Going local” in 1918-19: the Spanish Influenza Pandemic in Provincial Newspaper reports


Monday 12th April, 6pm

Jon Fitzgibbons, University of Lincoln

Oliver Cromwell was here?: Remembering and forgetting the English Civil Wars in Lincolnshire


Monday 3rd May, 6pm

Anna Marie Roos, University of Lincoln

The First Egyptian Society, 1741-3, ‘scientific antiquarianism’ and the Royal Society 


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