Oxford Branch Programme 2016-17

Branch Programme

Vivienne Larminie, last updated: 16th November 2016

Entry to meetings is free for HA members, non-members £2 per meeting. Associate membership of the branch is £10.00, couple at the same address £15.00, full-time students under 30 £6.00. Schools wishing to bring groups of students to meetings will be asked to pay £10 for the group.

For any further information please contact Dr Vivienne Larminie, branch secretary, 81 Old Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LA or email vivienne.larminie@history.ox.ac.uk.

Tuesday 4 October 2016 - 4.15 pm Cheney School, Cheney Lane, Headington, OX3 7QH:

  • Why does the history of war matter?  Dr David Parrott, New College, Oxford
  • Why does the history of peace-making matter?  Dr Adrian Gregory, Pembroke College, Oxford

Tuesday 15 November 2016 - 4.15 pm St Gregory the Great School, Cricket Road, OX4 3DR:

  • Why the Second World War shaped China's past - and will shape its future -  Prof. Rana Mitter, Director of the China Centre, University of Oxford
  • Music, Performance, and the Civil Rights Movement 1930s - present  Dr Imaobong Umoren, Pembroke College, Oxford

Monday 23 January 2017 - 4.15 pm Magdalen College School, Cowley Place, OX4 1DZ:

  • Oliver Cromwell and Parliament Dr Stephen Roberts, History of Parliament
  • William and Mary  Dr Julie Farguson, St Hilda’s College, Oxford

Tuesday 7 February 2017 - 4.15 pm The Cherwell School, Marston Ferry Road, OX2 7EE:

  • Queen Elizabeth and the Crisis of the 1590s Dr Neil Younger, The Open University
  • The Massacre of St Bartholomew  Dr Sophie Nicholls, Pembroke College, Oxford

Date tbc March 2017 4.15 pm Cheney School, Cheney Lane, Headington, OX3 7QH

  • Title tbc - Dr James McDougall, Oxford 
  • Title tbc - Dr Susan Brigden, Lincoln College, Oxford

Sunday 2 April 2017 -  3.00 to 4.30pm visit to Christ Church led by Judith Curthoys, College Archivist  

Tuesday 9 May 2017 -  8 pm, History Faculty, George Street, OX1 2RL 

  • Martin Luther -  Prof. Lyndal Roper, Oriel College, Oxford The Thirteenth Marjorie Reeves Memorial Lecture, preceded at 7.30 pm by the Annual General Meeting of the Oxford branch.

1 July 2016 -  St Catherine’s College, Oxford event for schoolteachers tbc