Exeter Branch Programme


Exeter Branch Programme 2019/20

Wednesday 6 November 2019

Time: 6.30 p.m.

Nature of event: Exeter Branch Historical Association Branch Event

Speaker: Professor Richard Toye (University of Exeter, College of Humanities, History)

Title: Churchill’s great Game: Rethinking the long-term origins of the Cold War

Venue: Amory Moot Room (Parker Moot)

Address and postcode: Amory Building, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4RJ

Map: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/visit/directions/streathammap/ 

Parking and transport: Parking in Prince of Wales Road is free after 6 p.m. D bus service is frequent from city centre and other locations.

 

Friday 15 November 2019

Time: 5.30 p.m.

Nature of event: The Joyce Youings Memorial Lecture (College of Humanities, Centre for Early Modern Studies)

Speaker: Professor Peter Marshall (University of Warwick)

Title: Kirk and Community in Early Modern Orkney

Venue: University of Exeter Streatham Court Lecture Theatre A

Address and postcode: Streatham Court, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4ST

Map: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/visit/directions/streathammap/  

Parking and transport: A charge for parking in Prince of Wales Road is made before 6 p.m. D bus service is frequent from city centre and other locations.

 

Monday 2 December 2019

Time: 5 p.m.

Nature of event: Exeter Branch Historical Association Branch Event

Speaker: Professor Nicholas McDowell (University of Exeter, College of Humanities, English)

Title: The influence of the English Civil Wars: Relating 17th-century events to the contemporary situation, particularly Ireland

Venue: Exeter College Hele Road site, Main Lecture Theatre. Please sign in at Main Reception first.

Address and postcode: Exeter College, Hele Road Centre, Hele Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4JS

Map: See Exeter College website: https://exe-coll.ac.uk  Detailed directions to Lecture Theatre will be given at (and from) Reception.

Parking and transport: There is a charge for parking in New North Road before 6 p.m. Hele Road is on a bus route.

Special instructions: Please sign in at Main Reception in Exeter College on arrival. You will be directed to the Lecture Theatre. Parking is possible in Hele Road and in New North Road but there will be a charge before 6 p.m.

 

Wednesday 4 December 2019

Time: 6 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.

Nature of event: University of Exeter Centre for Medieval Studies: Simon Barton Memorial Lecture

Speaker: Professor Jonathan Phillips (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Title: Writing the History of the Sultan Saladin

Venue: University of Exeter Streatham Court [Old] Lecture Theatre C

Address and postcode: Streatham Court, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4ST

Map: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/visit/directions/streathammap/  

Parking and transport: Parking in Prince of Wales Road is free after 6 p.m. D bus service is frequent from city centre and other locations.

 

Thursday 30 January 2020

Time: 6 p.m. for drinks and nibbles reception in the Amory Info Hub area; 6.30 p.m. Valedictory Lecture in the Amory Moot Room (Parker Moot)

Nature of event: Professor Jeremy Black Valedictory Lecture – joint event hosted by the College of Humanities and the Exeter Branch of the Historical Association

Speaker: Professor Jeremy Black (University of Exeter, College of Humanities, History)

Title: Rethinking Military Revolutions

Venues: For pre-lecture reception: 6.00 p.m. Amory Info Hub area; 6.30 p.m. Valedictory Lecture in the Amory Moot Room (Parker Moot)

Address and postcode: Amory Building, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4RJ

Map: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/visit/directions/streathammap/  

Parking and transport: Parking in Prince of Wales Road is free after 6 p.m. D bus service is frequent from city centre and other locations.

 

Tuesday 11 February 2020

Time: 5 p.m.

Nature of event: Exeter Branch Historical Association Branch Event

Speaker: Dr Alex Fairfax-Cholmeley, University of Exeter, College of Humanities

Title: 231 Years After: Investigating the French Revolution in 2020. Note: This talk will include discussion of a new research project Dr Alex Fairfax-Cholmeley is working on with colleagues at Queen Mary University of London. The project team are transcribing and analyzing a unique eyewitness account of high politics and everyday life during the French Revolution: a previously unknown manuscript diary written by the elderly duchess of Elbeuf. See

https://gtr.ukri.org/projects?ref=AH/R013292/1  

Venue: Exeter College Exeter (at junction of Hele Road and New North Road) Lecture Theatre accessed after going through and signing in at Main Reception

Parking and transport: There is a charge for parking in New North Road before 6 p.m. Hele Road is on a bus route.

Special instructions: Please sign in at Main Reception in Exeter College on arrival. You will be directed to the Lecture Theatre. Parking is possible in Hele Road and in New North Road but there will be a charge before 6 p.m.

 

Tuesday 3 March 2020

Time: 4.15 p.m.

Nature of event: Exeter Branch Historical Association Branch Event

Speaker: Dr Claire McCallum, University of Exeter College of Humanities (History)

Title: A Day in the Life of a Soviet Teenager

Venue: Exeter School Exeter, Andrews Hall (accessible from Exeter School’s Manston Terrace entrance, and opposite school chapel)

Special instructions: Please go to Andrews Hall and wait there (please stay in the Andrews Hall)

Address and postcode: Exeter School EX2 4NP https://www.exeterschool.org.uk/contact  

Parking and transport:  Parking is available in the school precincts, e.g. in the quadrangle by the chapel

 

Wednesday 25 March 2020

Time: 6 p.m.

Nature of event: Centre for Medieval Studies Annual Orme (Professor Nicholas Orme) Lecture

Speaker: Professor Elisabeth (Liesbeth) van Houts, Honorary Professor of European Medieval History in the Faculty of History at the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of Emmanuel College will give a public lecture.

See: https://www.hist.cam.ac.uk/equality-diversity/celebrating-women/elisabeth-van-houts

Title: TBA

Venue: TBA