Historical Association, Plymouth: Spring 2012

The Plymouth branch of the Historical Association has sent us its Spring 2012 programme.


Tuesday 21st February
Britain and the Olympics: the case of the 1980 Moscow boycott

Professor Kevin Jefferys, University of Plymouth

Tuesday 28th February
Pirates and Utopia: How the Western Indian Ocean has been narrated as a Pirate Haven
Dr Stephanie Jones, University of Southampton

Tuesday 6th March
The Battle of Plymouth Hoe: Victorian science, the Mechanics' Institute and a Flat Earth theorist

Doug Watson, Plymouth University MA History research student.

Tuesday 13th March
Richard III Society Lecture: “Richard III - a bloody tyrant?”
Dr Philip Stone, Richard III Society

Tuesday 20th March
Christopher Durston Memorial Lecture: The Origins of the English Reformation Reconsidered

Professor Peter Marshall, University of Warwick

This is a joint programme in collaboration with the History Department at the University of Plymouth. All meetings start at 7.00 p.m., and are held in Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth.

Meetings are open to all, and are free for national or local members of the Historical Association, for University of Plymouth staff & students. Visitor tickets £5, concessions £3. Local membership rates: Individual membership: £6; Family membership: £10; Student membership: £3

For more details, see the Historical Association, Plymouth, website: www.ha-plymouth.org.uk

- RG