Archive for October, 2007

New RHS Bibliography Online Releases

Monday, October 29th, 2007

New bibliographical releases are available online from the Royal Historical Society. The latest update adds almost 5400 new records with about half from materials published in 2006-7. The RHS Bibliography is available here: http://www.rhs.ac.uk/bibl. Nearly 30% of the new records relate to Irish History and these can be found here: http://www.irishhistoryonline.ie. The complete database which [...]

The Colin Matthew Memorial Lecture for the Public Understanding of History

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

Dr Simon Thurley will speak on The Fabrication of Medieval History: Archaeology and Artifice at the Office of Works at 5.45pm, Wednesday 31 October 2007 Venue: Logan Hall, Institute of Education IOE Map and Travel Guide

Macbeth and the Weird Sisters

Friday, October 26th, 2007

The Early Modern Society is pleased to present our first event of the academic year! Tonight at 6:30, Professor Sandra Clarke will lecture on ‘Macbeth and the Weird Sisters’ followed by refreshments and Q&A. Join us in Room 152, Birkbeck College, Malet Street.

Putney Debates Events

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

A new exhibition marking the 360th anniversary of the Putney Debates at the Church of St Mary the Virgin opens this weekend in Putney. The exhibition is free to all and is being celebrated with a week of events including drama, re-enactments, pewter making demonstrations, and a hog roast at the Levellers’ Beer Tent. Some [...]

The History of Parliament Annual Lecture

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

The fourth History of Parliament Lecture will take place on Tuesday 6th November 2007. The lecture will be delivered by Professor David Hayton, of Queen’s University Belfast, and is entitled ‘The British Union of 1707: Parliamentary contexts and consequences’. Admission to this event is by free ticket only. To apply for a ticket please contact [...]

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