We have a lot of history lectures and the best way to find out if we cover a particular subject, eg Slavery, Peterloo, Field of the Cloth of Gold, will be to run a search on the website.

20th Century

The Weimar Republic: Germany's First Democracy Richard J Evans 

The Russian Revolution series (various)

The Treaty of Versailles Margaret Macmillan

World War I: Ending and Aftermath series (various)

The First World War: 100th Anniversary Lectures series (various)

Votes for Women Elizabeth Crawford

Britain and Europe series Vernon Bogdanor

Political Crises Since 1945 series Vernon Bogdanor

Colonialism, Black History

Human Traffic: Race and Post-War Migration Policy David Olusoga

Slavery, Memory and Reparations Olivette Otele 

Black Tudors: Three Untold Stories Miranda Kaufmann

Slavery and the City of London Richard Drayton

The Rise and Fall of European Empires from the 16th Century to 20th Century series Richard J Evans

How to Place Slavery into British Identity William Pettigrew

The African Diaspora in Britain Hakim Adi

The Windrush Thinkers and Artists Richard Drayton

Tudor History: 

Tudor Festival Series (various lecturers)

Cultural History

Evil Women series Joanna Bourke

Exploring the Body series Joanna Bourke

Understanding Human Violence series Joanna Bourke

Men in Black and Women in Red: Fashion, Art and Modernity in the 19th century series Lynda Nead

History of Religion/ Philosophy including The Reformation

England's Reformations and Their Legacies Alec Ryrie (some of this is still to come in 2021)

Atrocity and Religion in European Memory Alec Ryrie (religious wars and conflicts in Europe)

Origins of Atheism Alec Ryrie

Extreme Christianity Alec Ryrie

History of Architecture and Heritage

A History of English Architecture: 410AD to 2013 series Simon Thurley

History at a Turning Point: Why we have to Re-think Conservation series Simon Thurley

Great Tudor and Stuart Houses Simon Thurley


Bones of Contention series (various)

Great Historical Figures

Nelson Mandela Elleke Boehmer

Charles Darwin (series) Jim Endersby

Engels and Marx Tristram Hunt

The Monarchy (series) Vernon Bogdanor

Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites Murray Pittock

History of Science

Epidemics in History from the Middle Ages to the Present Day Richard J Evans

Charles Darwin Jim Endersby (2021)

Utopian Gardens  series Jim Endersby

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