2022-23 Lecture Programme of the Historical Association, West Surrey Branch


20 September - 13 June    
7:30 pm


St Nicholas' Hall
Bury Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 4AW

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All lectures will take place at 7.30 pm at St Nicolas’ Hall, Bury Street, Guildford, GU2 4AW

For further information, please visit www.historicalassociationsurrey.com or contact Rollo Crookshank on 01252319881, email crookshankrollo@gmail.com


Tuesday 20 September 2022

Checkmate in Berlin.

Giles Milton


Tuesday 18 October 2022

The New Aristocracy of Talent in Eighteenth-Century Britain – and What it Meant.

Prof. P. Corfield, Royal Holloway, University of London


Tuesday 15 November 2022

The Gentleman’s Magazine: A Panorama of Georgian England.

Julian Pooley, Surrey Heritage, Visiting Fellow at the University of Leicester


Tuesday 6 December 2022 (via Zoom)

The Marshall Plan after Seventy-Five Years.

Prof. D. Stevenson, London School of Economics


Tuesday 17 January 2023

English views of Joan of Arc from the 15th to 21st centuries.

Prof. A. Curry, University of Southampton


Tuesday 21 February 2023

Uncivil Peace: Politics, Repression and Memory in Spain since 1939.

Dr. D. Bryder, King’s College, University of London


Tuesday 21 March 2023

Conquered: The Last Children of Anglo-Saxon England.

Dr. E. Parker, Brasenose College, University of Oxford


Tuesday 25 April 2023

‘The scum gathers when the nation boils’: Sir Robert Peel, the Corn Laws and the Crisis of Conservatism.

Dr. R. Saunders, Queen Mary, University of London


Tuesday 16 May 2023

Contesting the Royal Succession in Mid-Tudor England.

Prof. P. Kewes, Jesus College, University of Oxford


Tuesday 13 June 2023

The Assassination of Alexander II.

Dr. D. Beer, Royal Holloway, University of London