Canterbury Branch Programme

Branch Programme


Talks are open to the public and are free to HA members, branch members and students; others are asked to pay £3 towards expenses.  Branch membership is £10 per year.

For further details of events and/or membership, please contact

canterburyha@gmail.com    01227 722476 or 01227 458640

Programme of events, 2018-2019

2018

Thursday, 4th October

Venue: Canterbury Christ Church University, OG46, Old Sessions House, Longport, Canterbury

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (6.15 p.m.) followed by TALK:

1968: A Year to Forget?

Professor Simon Hall, University of Leeds

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Tuesday, 6th November, 7.00 p.m.

Venue: King's School, Canterbury; Gateway Chamber, St Augustine's, Lady Wootton's Green, Canterbury CT1 1NG 

6th Form Debate: 'Which was History's Most Significant Revolution?'

 

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Thursday, 8th November, 7.00 p.m.

Venue: University of Kent, Darwin Lecture Theatre 1, Canterbury CT2 7NZ

TALK: The Start of the Northern Ireland Troubles: 50 Years On

Dr Simon Prince, Canterbury Christ Church University

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Thursday, 22nd November, 7.00 p.m.

Venue: Kent College, Old Library, Canterbury CT2 9DT

TALK: Performance in the Theatre of Empire; themes from the Powell-Cotton Museum

Andrew Joynes, television broadcaster and author

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Thursday, 6th December, 7.00 p.m.

Venue: University of Kent, Darwin Lecture Theatre 1, Canterbury CT2 7NZ

TALK: The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity

Professor Bryan Ward-Perkins, Trinity College, Oxford.

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2019

Thursday, 24th January, 7.00 p.m.

Venue: Canterbury Cathedral Archives, Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury CT1 2EG

TALK: Apocalypse and Invastion; the age of Aethelred the Unready, c.966-1016

Professsor Katy Cubitt, University of East Anglia

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Thursday, 7th February, 7.00 p.m.

Venue: Kent College, Old Library, Canterbury CT2 9DT

TALK: Mary, Queen of Scots and the Struggle for England and Scotland

Dr Amy Blakeway, University of Kent

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Thursday, 21st February, 7.00 p.m.

Venue: The King's School, Old School Room, Canterbury CT1 2ES

TALK: Private passions and public lives: reappraising Robert Peel

Professor Simon Skinner, Balliol College, Oxford

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Thursday, 21st March, 7.00 p.m.

Venue: Canterbury Christ Church University, OG32, Old Sessions House, Longport, Canterbury

TALK: The Price of Freedom: Loyalist experiences during the American Revolution

Dr Ben Marsh, University of Kent.

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Thursday, 9th May, 7.00 p.m. (followed  by Dinner at 8.15 p.m.)

Venue: King's School, Canterbury, The Undercroft, St Augustine's, Lady Wootton's Green, Canterbury CT1 1NG 

TALK: 'A Monstrous Regiment of Women': Mary 1, Elizabeth 1 and female rule

Professor Susan Doran, University of Oxford.

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Date in 2019 to be confirmed:

Venue: Kent College, Old Library, Canterbury CT2 9DT

CPD Day for teachers of KS2 History

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Date in 2019 to be confirmed:

'History at University' seminar, for year 12 students interested in studying history at university.