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  • Women and the Grand Tour

    29th March 2015

    Nuneaton Lecture: 22nd April 2015.  Professor Roey Sweet, Leicester University:A new angle on an 18th Century rite of passage for the wealthier classes The concept of the ‘grand tour' is generally associated with aristocratic young men sowing their wild oats and picking up collections of art and antiquities with which...

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  • Lecture: Gabriele D'Annunzio

    29th March 2015

    Gabriele D'Annunzio 12 March 1863 - 1 March 1938), Prince of Montenevoso, was an Italian writer, poet, journalist, playwright and soldier during World War I. He occupied a prominent place in Italian literature from 1889 to 1910 and after that political life from 1914 to 1924. He was often referred to...

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  • London CPD Forum

    16th March 2015

    Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy. The Historical Association in Partnership with the British Library present an Anniversaries Professional Development Forum for Teachers.Date: March 26th 2015 - 4.30-8.30pmVenue: The British Library, Euston Road, London. 2015 is a year of anniversaries;  from the Bristol Bus Boycott, to the First World War to the...

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  • The Rise and Fall of British Coalitions, 1890-2015

    9th March 2015

    Bath Branch Lecture: 26 March 2015. This lecture is by Professor Lord Morgan (Kenneth Morgan), The Queen's College, University of Oxford. Kenneth Owen Morgan, Baron Morgan is a Welsh historian and author, known especially for his writings on Modern British history and politics and on Welsh history. He is also a...

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  • Richard III: the Man and the Bones

    8th March 2015

    Exeter Branch Lecture: March 18th 2015 Professor Nicholas Orme annual (medieval) lecture SPEAKER: Professor Michael Hicks, Professor of Medieval History/Head of History, University of Winchester TITLE: Richard III: the Man and the Bones TIME: 5.15 p.m. VENUE tbc University of Exeter (to be arranged). Please check for details of venue here:...

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  • Robin Hood: One Outlaw or Many?

    13th February 2015

    On Monday 2nd March 2015 the Bolton Branch of the Historical Association will welcome Professor Richard Hoyle to give a talk entitled ‘Robin Hood in the Sixteenth Century: One Outlaw or Several?'Robin Hood is a perennial. He and the small group of characters, together with a small number of characteristics...

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  • Medlicott Medal for 2015

    12th February 2015

    The HA are delighted to announce that the Medlicott Medal for 2015 has been awarded to Professor Margaret MacMillan.Margaret MacMillan is currently Warden of St Antony's College Oxford. Her work on twentieth-century history, particularly the history of the First World War, has received international recognition. Her recent book, The War...

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  • Women in the Aftermath of Suffrage

    2nd February 2015

    On Monday 2nd February 2015, the Bolton Branch of the Historical Association will welcome Dr Julie Gottlieb to speak about ‘Women in the Aftermath of Suffrage'. What happened after the vote was won in 1918? What happened to the women's suffrage movement after 1918 once it had lost its cause?...

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  • HA Regional CPD Forums: Spring 2015

    28th January 2015

    Book Now!Don't forget to book your place/s on the HA regional CPD forums. Our regional CPD forums offer great professional development opportunities at very low prices. Your support for regional CPD can help to sustain and grow our forums across the country. You can find a list of the spring...

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  • HA Annual Conference 2015

    28th January 2015

    8 & 9 May 2015 - BristolWe are delighted to announce that tickets for the HA Annual Conference 2014 are now on sale! The Conference at the Bristol Royal Marriott Hotel, promises to offer another fantastic line up of speakers and presenters.Our two Conference days will be packed with fantastic lectures,...

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