Historical Association Central London Branch Lectures 2017-18

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Date / time: 7 October - 1 July, 2:00 pm

Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, University of London

Historical Association Central London Branch Lectures 2017-18

2017-2018 Programme

President: Professor David Stevenson(London School of Economics)

Secretary: Mrs Chrissie Ganjou, Nelson House,78 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 9TD; Email: chrissie@ganjou.com Tel: 020 7323 1192

Treasurer: Mrs Jill Kilsby MA, MBA,8 Purley Oaks Road, Sanderstead, Surrey, CR2 ONP Email: jillkilsby2012@live.co.uk Tel: 07957 627783

Lectures start at 14:00 on Saturdays at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House,University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU.

Lectures are free to H.A. Members – £3 Non Members.For events where pre-booking is required, please use a booking form or contact the Treasurer, Jill Kilsby (see above).


2017 – 2018 HA Central London Branch Booking Form PDF



Saturday, 7th October, 2017 – Presidential Lecture – ‘1917 Revisited’Professor David Stevenson. Followed by the Branch AGM

Saturday 18th November, 2017 – Lecture – ‘Hope, Tragedy, Myths: Putting together theBritish Library’s 2017 Russian Revolution Exhibition’ – Dr Katya Rogatchevskaia, Lead Curator East European Collections at the British Library.

Saturday, 9th December, 2017 – Derek Knights Memorial Lecture – ‘Henry III’s Vision for Westminster Abbey’ Professor David Carpenter, Kings College London, Author of Magna Carta.

To be followed by the Branch Christmas Social (Social free to Central London Branch Members; £6 non-Members).Pre-booking for the Christmas Social required for everyone for catering purposes.

Saturday, 10th February, 2018 – Lecture ‘The Politics of Chivalry and Courtly Love at the Later Elizabethan Court’ – Dr. Janet Dickinson.

Saturday, 17th March, 2018 – Guided Walk ‘Old Father Thames’ – A walk with London City Guide Pat Smith.

Meet at 11:15a.m outside the City Information Centre on the South Side of StPauls. Pre-booking and payment required (see Booking Form).

Saturday, 7th April, 2018 – Lecture ‘Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole: Nursing Care inthe Crimean War’ – Dr. Vanessa Jenkins.

Sunday, 1st July, 2018 – Guided Walk – ‘St. James’s’ – Join Ann Archbold, a Qualified London City Guide, for a walk around this fascinating area of Gentlemen’s Clubs and Memorials to Heroes and a (Token!) Heroine.

Meet at 2:30pm by the ticket barrier at Charing CrossUnderground Station. Ann’s telephone numbers are: 020 7625 6976 or mobile (on day of walk only) 07884 410812 Pre-booking and payment required (see Booking Form).