Dr James Thomas, recently retired Reader in History at Portsmouth, coordinates lectures for the Portsmouth Branch of the Historical Association. All lectures begin at 7 p.m. and finish by 8.30 p.m. and are held in Park Building, Room 2.07, University of Portsmouth, King Henry 1 Street, Portsmouth PO1 2DZ. Details of parking, etc., can be found on the Portsmouth Branch website or for further information, please contact the Portsmouth Branch Secretary, firstname.lastname@example.org (a former History student of the University of Portsmouth!). Local members: £5 (October to May). Visitors: £1 per talk. Students free.
All welcome. Hope to see you there!
Richard III: Strategy and Foresight
Professor Michael Hicks, University of Winchester
Sex, Shrubberies and Symphonies: Pleasure Gardens 1660 – 1880.
Dr Jonathan Conlin, University of Southampton
20,000 Feet above the Western Front: Britain’s Aerial War, 1917 – 18
Professor Adrian Smith, University of Southampton
Errant Saints: sex, scandal and religion in the mid-seventeenth century
Dr Fiona McCall, University of Portsmouth
‘Gone with the Wind’ – a great book?
Professor Tony Badger, President of the Historical Association
Hardly a man’s work at this time: the Portsmouth Military Service Tribunal
James Daly, University of Southampton
14th May: AGM and Lecture:
From Bishop’s Cannings to Portsmouth, via the Pacific: The Career of William Bayly (1738-1810)
Dr James Thomas, University of Portsmouth
The Hidden History of a Naval Town: Women’s Activism in Portsmouth since 1960*
Dr Sue Bruley, University of Portsmouth
For further details, search the Historical Association website at: