Leicester Branch Programme

Leicester Branch Programme 2021

 

Chair: Professor Elizabeth Tingle

Secretary: Annabelle Larson

 

leicesterha@gmail.com

 

Meetings for the first five months will take place via Zoom at 6pm.

 

12 January 2021, 6pm 

Professor Panikos Panayi, De Montfort University, Leicester

‘Germans, Germs, War and Confinement: Modern Britain and the Struggle against the Enemy Within’. [The meeting will commence with a short inaugural welcome].

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/leicester-branch-historical-association-lecture-tickets-128597551739

 

9 February 2021, 6pm

Professor Louise Wilkinson, University of Lincoln

‘Eleanor de Montfort, Countess of Leicester: The Rebel Princess and the 2nd Barons’ War, 1264-7’.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/leicester-branch-hist-assn-lecture-february-2021-tickets-128800504777

 

9 March 2021, 6pm 

Dr Marcus Collins, Loughborough University

‘Empire of Memories: Decolonisation and public opinion in twentieth-century Britain’.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/leicester-branch-historical-assn-lecture-march-2021-tickets-128803289105

 

[No April meeting because of Easter]

 

11 May 2021, 6pm

Dr Carol Beardmore, De Montfort University, Leicester

‘Sickness and Health in Victorian Derbyshire: the notebooks of Edward Wrench, GP’.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/leicester-branch-historical-assn-lecture-may-2021-tickets-128803608059

 

8 June 2021. 6pm. Ned Newitt & Joan Knight

Two Perspectives on The Spanish Flu Epidemic in Leicester. 

Via Zoom. Booking via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/leicester-branch-hist-assn-lecture-june-2021-tickets-139829350351

 

14 September 2021, 6pm

Dr Pippa Virdee, De Montfort University

Pakistan and Partition - 1947. 

Venue TBC 

 

12 October 2021, 6pm

Dr Elizabeth Hurren, University of Leicester

‘Jack-the-Ripper: An Anatomy of Murder in the Victorian Metropolis.’

 

9 November 2021, 6pm

Dr Miles Tendi, University of Oxford

‘The Army and Politics in Zimbabwe: Mujuru, the Liberation Fighter and Kingmaker.’

 

7 December 2021, 6pm

Professor Sarah Badcock, University of Nottingham

‘New Perspectives on the Russian Revolution’.