Bristol Branch Programme


Bristol Branch Programme 2019-20

We normally meet on a Wednesday evening, though activities such as walks may take place on other days (clearly indicated in the programme below). Lectures will normally start at 7.30pm unless otherwise indicated.

We usually meet at the University of Bristol Humanities/School of Arts Complex on Woodland Road. The entrance is behind 21 Woodland Road. Always check the website for up to date rooming information or email: robpritchard1957@gmail.com.

Annual branch membership is £15.00 and £5.00 for school students. All lectures are free to National HA members and there is a £3.00 charge on the door for members of the public and a £1.00 charge for school students. Further details are available on our website, Facebook, and Twitter sites:

Please contact Mary Feerick at: maryfeerick58@gmail.com with any enquiries.

 

Wednesday 25 September 2019
'The British Working Class and Transatlantic Slavery'
Speaker: Dr Ryan Hanley. Lecturer in Modern History (University of Exeter)

Wednesday 16 October 2019
'Violence and Terror in Stalin’s Russia'
Speaker: Dr James Ryan (University of Swansea)

Wednesday 13 November 2019
'Mrs Thatcher and the Falklands War'
Speaker: Dr Dominic Sandbrook

Wednesday 27 November 2019, 6.30pm
Bristol heat of the Great Debate (Competition for Students):
'Should We Judge Historical Figures by the Morals of Today?'

Wednesday 11 December 2019
'Poverty and the Rise and Fall of the Welfare State'
Speaker: Professor Pat Thane (King’s College London)

Tuesday, January 2020 - Date TBC
Bristol HA Pub Quiz
Venue and Date TBC

Wednesday 22 January 2020
'The Battle of Britain'
Speaker: Patrick Bishop

Wednesday 12 February 2020
'Elizabeth I and the Rivalries at her Court'
Speaker: Professor Susan Doran, University of Oxford

Wednesday 18 March or 25 March 2020 (TBC)
Either 'The Cold War and British Service Families' - Dr Grace Huxford (University of Bristol)
Or 'The Paris Peace Conference and Colonial Nationalism' - Dr Su Lin Lewis (University of Bristol)

Wednesday 29 April or 6 May 2020 (TBC) 
Either 'The Cold War and British Service Families' - Dr Grace Huxford (University of Bristol)
Or 'The Paris Peace Conference and Colonial Nationalism' - Dr Su Lin Lewis (University of Bristol)

Friday 15–Saturday 16 May 2020
National Historical Association Annual Conference in Bristol

Sunday 10 May 2020
Tour of Acton Court
Dr Rob Bell
25 places, £5.00 a head. Advance booking through Rob Pritchard: robpritchard1957@gmail.com

Tuesday, June 2020 - Date TBC
Pub Quiz
Venue and Date TBC