During the 2020-2021 season and at the start of the 2021-2022 season we were obliged to use ZOOM. Here are the recordings of those meetings……

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Wednesday 7th October 2020. 7.30pm On ZOOM. Professor Saul David. Crucible of Hell: Okinawa – The Last Great Battle of the Second World War

Wednesday 21st October 2020. 7.30 pm on ZOOM Professor Josie McLellan. Glad to Be Gay Behind the Wall: LGBT+ activism in 1970s East Germany

Wednesday 11th November 2020. 7.30pm on ZOOM Professor Jon Lawrence. Family, Place and Belonging: stories about class and community from Bristol and beyond Apologies. The first half of this lecture did not record.

Wednesday 25th November 2020. 7.30 pm on ZOOM. Professor Ronald Hutton. Famine and Plague in Early Modern England.

Wednesday 9th December 2020. 7.30 pm on ZOOM. Dr Patrick Vernon OBE. The Making of 100 Great Black Britons 2003-2020.

Wednesday 27th January 2021. 7.30 pm on ZOOM. Professor Katy Cubitt. The Vikings.

Wednesday 24th February 2021. 7.30 pm on ZOOM. Dr Sean Cunningham. Henry VII: Treason and Trust

Wednesday 10th March 2021. 7.30pm on ZOOM Dr Richard Stone. Bristol’s First Slave Traders 1662-1698 – a local detective story

Wednesday 31st March 2021. 7.30pm on ZOOM. Dr Su Lin Lewis. Protest and Education in Burmese History

Wednesday 12th May 2021. 7.30pm on ZOOM. Eugene Byrne. Local historian and writer. Unbuilt Bristol.

Wednesday 6th October 2021. 7.30pm on ZOOM. Professor Tim Cole. About Britain.

Wednesday 20th October 2021. 7.30pm on ZOOM. Stephen Bourne. 30 Years of writing about Black British History.

Wednesday 10th November 2021. 7.30pm on ZOOM. Dr Lindsey Jenkins. Women Labour MPs after 1945.

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Wednesday 24th November 2021. 7.30pm on ZOOM. Michael Wood. ‘The Story of China – Voices from the Chinese Past’

Wednesday 1st December 2021. 6.00pm on ZOOM. GREAT DEBATE.

The 70-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II has seen global and widespread changes including in: societal infrastructure, industry, rural life, the environment, and ideas: Which changes of the last 70 years have affected your local area the most?

There are three videos.

Part 1. Eloise, Louise, Caitlin, Lauren & Marie.

Part 2. Isabelle, Ellie, Loreta, Louis & Mackenzie.

Part 3. The Judges’ verdict.

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Wednesday 15th December 2021. 7.30pm on ZOOM. Dr Edson Burton. Bristol’s Black History from about 1963 until 2021

Wednesday 26th January 2022 7.30pm on ZOOM. Professor Evan Jones. Putting Covid in context. The Plague in Bristol in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries