Bath Branch Programme

Branch Programme

Mike Short, last updated: 13th July 2017

Bath Branch Programme 2018 - 2019

Entry to lectures is free for HA members and for Bath Branch members who have paid an annual subscription (£11). Non-members are asked to pay £3 per meeting.

For further information please contact Mike Short, branch secretary, or 01225 812945

All lectures until March 2019 will take place at 7.30 pm at the Friends Meeting House, York Street, Bath, BA1 1NG but for the April meeting (and thereafter) the Branch have changed their venue to Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HN

Programme of meetings 2018 - 19

Thursday 27 September 2018

The 2016 Election and Donald Trump in Historical Perspective

Professor Tony Badger (former Master of Clare College, Cambridge), President of the Historical Association


Thursday 25 October 2018

 English-speaking Radicals and the French Revolution

 Professor Peter Jones (University of Birmingham)


Thursday 22 November 2018

 Rivers, Rains and Resilience: Indus urban and rural communities in the third millennium BCE

 Alessandro Ceccarelli (Magdalene College, Cambridge)


Thursday 13 December 2018

 Members’ Christmas Visit and Buffet at the American Museum in Britain, Bath


Thursday 24 January 2019

 The Reformation: how Bath Abbey survived it

 Jeremy Key-Pugh (Lay Reader, Bath Abbey)


Thursday 28 February 2019

 Modernising Calcutta: Technology, the Spectacular and the Unexpected

 Dr Anindita Ghosh (University of Manchester)


Thursday 27 March 2019

 New ways of ‘reading’ and contextualising the Lindisfarne Gospels

 Professor Michelle Brown (School of Advanced Study, University of London)


Thursday 25 April 2019

Please note change of venue to: Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HN

 Singing the News: Ballads in mid-Tudor England

 Dr Jenni Hyde (Universities of Lancester, Liverpool Hope and Southampton)