Canterbury Branch Programme 2017-18

Branch Programme

Jean Gray, last updated: 13th July 2017

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 meetings 2017-2018

21 September 2017

Committee Meeting

4.30pm Kent College Old Library, CT2 9DT

12 October 2017

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

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

12 October 2017

From Lenin to Putin: 100 Years of Russian History: Triumph and Tragedy

 Professor Richard Sakwa, University of Kent

7 Nov 2017

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

Topic: Was the 1918 extension of the franchise the most significant moment in British democratic history?’

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

9 Nov 2017

Magna Carta for every person: 800 years of rights, the Charter of the Forest, 1217

Professor David Carpenter, King’s College (London)

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

7 Dec 2017

Luigi Galleani (1861–1931): the most dangerous anarchist in the USA

7.00pm Kent College, Old Library CT2 9DT

Professor Sean Sayers, University of Kent

11 Jan 2018

Committee Meeting

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

25 Jan 2018

Being Female and Homeless in Early Modern England

7.00pm Canterbury Cathedral Archives, Canterbury Cathedral  CT1 2EG

Dr. David Hitchcock, Canterbury Christ Church University

8 Feb 2018

Passion, Devotion, and the Gothic Imagination: the wall paintings of the Sainte-Chapelle.  

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

Dr. Emily Guerry, University of Kent

8 Mar 2018

Politics, Spin and modern British history-making

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

Colin Brown, former Political Editor at the Independent on Sunday, the Sunday Telegraph and author

19 Apr 2018

Committee Meeting

4.30pm Kent College Old Library, CT2 9DT

10 May 2018

Reformation and its memory

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

Professor Alex Walsham, University of Cambridge

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

7 June 2018

CPD day for teachers of KS2 History

9.30am Kent College, Old Library, CT2 9DT

Details TBC

6 July 2018

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

Canterbury Christ Church University

Details TBC