Bristol Branch Programme 2017-18

Published 14th September 2017

Bristol Branch Programme 2017-18

11 October 2017

Is there anything to celebrate about the Russian Revolution?

Professor Christopher Read  A., M.Phil,. Ph.D. (Econ), ), FRHistS

1 November 2017

Europe’s Great  Witch Hunt

Professor Ronald Hutton Bristol University MA(Cantab), DPhil(Oxon), FRHistS, FSA, FLSW, FBA

11 November  2017

Saturday afternoon talk and tour of Aerospace Bristol

6 December

Rediscovering Cabot – The Bristol Voyages of Discovery 1470-1508

Dr Evan Jones MA (Edin), MA (York), PhD (Edin) - Senior Lecturer in Social and Economic History Bristol University

17 January 2018

The Legacy of Martin Luther King

7pm Professor Anthony Badger President of the Historical Association, Professor in American History at Northumbria University introduced by Dr Julio Decker Bristol University

21 February 2018 7.30pm

Holocaust Lanscapes

Professor Tim Cole MA, PhD (Cantab) Professor of Social History and Director of Brigstow Institute Bristol University

21 March 2018 7.30pm

The Wild Within: Histories of a Landmark British Zoo

Dr Andrew J P Flack BA (Bristol), MA (Bristol), PhDBristol University

18 April 2018 7.30pm

'The Experience of British and Anzac troops at Gallipoli, 1915-16'?

Professor Gary Sheffield MA, PhD, FRHistS, FRSA, University of Wolverhampton co-director of the First World War Research Group

22 or 29 April 2018 2pm

Sunday start Tour of Arnos Vale Cemetery – The Makers of Bristol

9 May 2018 7.30pm

How Glorious was Gloriana? The Character, Fame and Adulation of Elizabeth I

Professor Jackie Eales, Past President of Historical Association May 2011 to May 2014, Professor and Faculty Director of Research School of Humanities Canterbury Christchurch University

19 May 2018 Saturday 2pm start in Central Bristol

Bristol Blitz Walk with Robert Pritchard BA, PGCE treasurer of the Bristol Branch of the Historical Association

Meetings will normally take place on a Wednesday  in the Coutts Lecture Theatre on 3rd Floor of the Wills Memorial Building Queens Road Clifton Bristol and lectures will normally start at 7.30pm. Please contact Mary Feerick at with any enquiries.