Canterbury Branch Programme 2016-17

Branch Programme

Jean Gray, last updated: 22nd July 2016

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/or membership, please contact canterburyha@gmail.com  01227 722476 or 01227 768131

Programme of meetings 2016-2017

22 September 2016

Committee Meeting

4.30pm Kent College H1, CT2 9DT

6 October 2016

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

6.15pm Canterbury Christ Church University Og32, Old Sessions House, Longport, Canterbury

Followed by

In the Front Line of the Norman Conquest: Kent in 1066 at 7.00pm

Richard Eales, University of Kent

20 October 2016

Why Shylock Loses His Case: Judicial Rhetoric in “The Merchant of Venice”

7.00pm Kent College, The Chapel, CT2 9DT

Professor Quentin Skinner, Queen Mary, London

8 Nov 2016

6th Form DEBATE (a heat of the national HA Great Debate)

Topic: How did the First World War affect me and my community?

7.00pm King’s School Canterbury, Gateway Chamber, St Augustine’s, Lady Wootton’s Green CT1 1NG

10 Nov 2016

The German-Soviet War of 1941 – 1945

7.00pm University of Kent, Darwin Lecture Theatre 1, CT2 7NZ

Professor Richard Overy, University of Exeter

1 Dec 2016

Winston's Atomic "Orange": Churchill in the War and Cold War.

7.00pm Kent College, Old Library CT2 9DT

Professor Kevin Ruane, Canterbury Christ Church University

5 Jan 2017

Committee Meeting

4.30pm, King’s School Canterbury, Gateway Chamber, St Augustine’s, Lady Wootton’s Green, CT1 1NG

26 Jan 2017

How Rational were the Crusades?

7.00pm Canterbury Cathedral Archives, Canterbury Cathedral CT1 2EG

Professor Christopher Tyerman, Hertford College, University of Oxford

23 Feb 2017

The Wedding Journey of Charles I and Henrietta Maria through Kent: a Diplomatic Rumpus

7.00pm Kent College, The Old Library,  CT2 9DT

Dr Sara Wolfson, Canterbury Christ Church University

9 Mar 2017

James I: A New King, A New Church

7.00pm Canterbury Christ Church University Og32, Old Sessions House, Longport, Canterbury

Dr Susan Doran, University of Oxford

20 Apr 2017

Committee Meeting

4.30pm Kent College H1, CT2 9DT

11 May 2017

Cambridge Spies from Christopher Marlowe to Kim Philby

7.00pm King’s School Canterbury The Undercroft, St Augustine’s, Lady Wootton’s Green CT1 1NG

Professor Christopher Andrew, University of Cambridge

The talk is followed by the annual BUFFET –tickets to be purchased in advance from the Treasurer.

8 June 2017

CPD day for teachers of KS2 History

9.30am Kent College, Old Library, CT2 9DT

Details TBC

1 July 2017 

‘History at University’ seminar – for Year 12 students interested in studying History at university.

Canterbury Christ Church University

Details TBC