Public History Lectures with the Historical Association 2019/20

All talks begin at 19.00 in LT2 in Roland Levinksy Building. Further details can be found via The Arts Institute.

Semester 1

Tuesday 1 October 2019
Churchill’s great Game: Rethinking the long-term origins of the Cold War
Professor Richard Toye (University of Exeter)

Tuesday 5 November 2019
Over here: African American Soldiers in World War Two UK
Dr Simon Topping (University of Plymouth)

The Great War in the Pacific: German POW and internment in Japan and New Zealand
Dr Sandra Barkhof (University of Plymouth)

Semester 2

Tuesday 30 January 2020
Speaking across the divide: growing up in the shadow of the Holocaust
Dr Noemie Lopian (independent scholar) and Derek Niemann (Institute of Continuing Education, University of Cambridge)

Tuesday 25 February 2020
Parliament, Women and the Vote
Dr Mari Takayanagi (Parliamentary Archives)

Tuesday 3 March 2020
The people in the ‘English revolution’?
Christopher Durston Memorial Lecture
Professor Michael Braddick (University of Sheffield)

Tuesday 12 May 2019
Plymouth Leisure in the 1940s and 1950s
Rob James (University of Portsmouth)