External events: Lectures

Here you’ll find listings of forthcoming lectures, submitted to the RHS by external historical networks.

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

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

20 September - 13 June    
7:30 pm
  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 [...]
2022-23 Lecture Programme by the Historical Association, Bath Branch

2022-23 Lecture Programme by the Historical Association, Bath Branch

    All lectures take place on Thursdays and begin at 7.30 p.m. at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution (BRLSI) 16-18 Queen Square, [...]
23 Mar

'It's Very Personal': Sex and Relationships on the Problem Pages, c. 1960-1990

23 March    
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The late twentieth century saw dramatic changes in attitudes to sex and relationships. The Pill, the legalisation of abortion, and the decriminalisation of homosexuality opened [...]
23 Mar

A Digital Journeying Around; or How Reading Pausanias can Reorient Classics - by Professor Elton Barker (Open University)

23 March    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Writing in the second century CE, Pausanias provides a deep dive into the cultural centres of the ancient Greek mainland. Describing the built environment through [...]
24 Mar

A Different Path? The Single Crown of Louis IX

24 March    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
A significant amount and range of evidence suggest the personal indifference of the French King, Louis IX (1226-1270), to the attractions of exercising regnal authority [...]
28 Mar

Franco-American Emotional Relations in the Early Cold War 1948-1949

28 March    
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
In 1949, the French people sent 52,000 objects to Americans in thanks for their military aid in the Second World War, and their humanitarian aid [...]
29 Mar

Mary Seacole as Doctress, Nurse and Healer (RCN History of Nursing Lecture)

29 March    
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
In the annual RCN History of Nursing Forum lecture, Helen Rappaport explores the making of Mary Seacole as a cultural icon, delving into her contributions [...]
31 Mar

Rubinstein Lecture 2023 - Sanjay Subrahmanyam

31 March    
6:15 pm
  The Centre for the Study of the History of Political Thought and the School of History at Queen Mary University of London are delighted [...]
25 Apr

Music, Drinking, and Other Intoxicants in Restoration Britain

25 April    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  The Stories of the Gloucester Shipwreck: Norfolk’s Mary Rose The discovery of the Gloucester warship off the coast of Great Yarmouth, wrecked while carrying [...]
27 Apr

Nursing Beyond Borders: A History of International Nursing

    Join us for talks, refreshments and a tour of a new resource showcasing the international achievements of British nurses. 'Consult the RCN - [...]
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