Richmond & Twickenham Branch Programme

Richmond & Twickenham Branch Programme 2021-22

Entry to meetings is free for HA members, non-members £2.00 per meeting. Local membership of the Branch is £14.00 per year.

All lectures at 8pm on Zoom. Booking unnecessary for branch members, for other HA members and visitors, please contact Richard Turk, Chair on 07958 729526 or richardgturk@yahoo.com to register.

 

 

23 September 2021, 8pm

Germany: Human Rights, Citizenship & the Cold War

An analysis of these themes in the two Germanies 1945-1989

Dr Sebastian Gehrig, Roehampton University

 

 

28 October 2021, 8pm

The Anglo-Saxons: A History of the Beginning of England

Dr Marc Morris, Historian and Author of a number of books on Medieval England

 

 

25 November 2021, 8pm

Barren Rock to World City: A History of Modern Hong Kong

Clinton Leeks, Historian & Diplomat

 

 

27 January 2022, 8pm

Political Assassinations from Caesar to Khassogi

Professor Michael Burleigh, Historian & Author, University of Buckingham

 

24 February 2022, 8pm

What’s missing from the Bayeux Tapestry?

A new analysis of the world famous embroidery by Dr Michael Lewis

Dr Michael Lewis, British Museum Portable Antiquities Scheme

 

 

24 March 2022, 8pm

Unearthing the Medieval Walled Garden: Greening & Healing, Body & Soul

Professor Emeritus Liz Herbert McAvoy, Swansea University & Research Fellow, Bristol University

 

 

28 April 2022, 8pm

The Fortress: The Great Siege of Przemysl 1914 - 1915

The siege was a a major struggle on the Eastern Front in the early years of World War One

Professor Alexander Watson, Goldsmiths, University of London

 

 

26 May 2022, 8pm

The Armies and Soldiers of the Wars of the Roses

Professor Emeritus Anne Curry, Southampton University.