City of Lincoln Branch Programme 2017-18

Branch Programme

Last updated: 18th September 2017

Entry to meetings is free for HA members and students, non-members £3 per meeting. Associate membership of the branch is £20 per year.

For any further information please contact Dr Claire Hubbard-Hall, branch secretary on 01522 583736 or email

The City of Lincoln Branch 2017-18

All talks take place at Bishop Grosseteste University (Hardy Lecture Theatre) on Mondays at 6pm with light refreshments served from 5.30pm onwards.

2 October 2017

‘Kaleidoscopes of Revolution: Views from the Russian Provinces in 1917’

Dr Sarah Badcock, Associate Professor, University of Nottingham.

6 November 2017

‘Life on the First World War Home Front: ‘Distressing or a Blessing’?

Dr Andrew Jackson, Senior Lecturer in History, BGU & Maureen Sutton, Folklorist and Poet.

4 December 2017

“The Real ‘Imitation Game” – Bletchley Park in the Second World War.

Dr David Kenyon, Research Historian at Bletchley Park.

8 January 2018

‘Charles Darwin – a life in letters’

Sally Stafford, Darwin’s Letters Project.

5 February 2018

Parliamentary Reform in 1918: Continuity, Reform or Revolution?

Professor Martin Pugh

26 February 2018


‘How did Martin Luther King change America?’

Professor Tony Badger


‘Past & Present Reflections on President Trump: A Roundtable Part 2’

16 April 2018

‘A Trace of Livingstone in Lincoln: Uncovering histories of African exploration?’

Dr Sarah Longair, Lecturer in History, University of Lincoln

7 May 2018

‘William Le Quex, International Man of Mystery: Espionage, invasion panics and the fin de Siècle Urban Crisis in British popular culture, 1890-1920’.

Professor Anthony Taylor, Professor of Modern British History, Sheffield Hallam University.

4 June 2018 & AGM

‘Age of Crusades’

Dr Guy Perry, Lecturer in Medieval History, University of Oxford.