Free Public Lectures
Bath Spa University Centre for History and Culture Lecture Series
Clore Learning Space, Wednesdays 6pm
Free ticket but please book in advance tel 01225 388569
Designed in conjunction with the Holburne Museum to provide additional historical background and context for current exhibitions, the BSU Centre for History and Culture Lecture Series aims to make historical research accessible. Talks by leading scholars will take place in a friendly environment, where questions are encouraged. All welcome!
8 January, Jessica Monahan (University of Exeter)
‘The Beauty of an unsanguine and sickly Countenance': Fashionable and Feigned Illness in Eighteenth-Century British Culture.
5 February, Dr Olivette Otele (Bath Spa University)
Bristol in the Atlantic World: Trade, Slavery an Abolition.
5 March, Prof. Elaine Chalus (Bath Spa University)
'My dearest Tussy': Family, Navy and Nation in the Fremantle Papers, 1801 - 1814.
2 April, Prof. Stana Nenadic (University of Edinburgh)
'Artisans and the craft economy during the first age of industrial and scientific revolution'.
7 May, Sally Holloway
‘You know I am all on fire': Illicit Letters & Adulterous Affairs in Eighteenth-Century England.