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Thursday, 2 October 2014 - 1:00pm

The lecture will take an overview of the role of everyday documents in illustrating the economic development of the United Kingdom in...

Monday, 6 October 2014 - 1:00pm

The most extensive excavation within the City of London for 20 years revealed internationally significant evidence providing a detailed...

Wednesday, 8 October 2014 - 1:00pm

Ely Cathedral demands interpretation. Why was it built on an island in the watery fens and why is it so large and elaborate?

Is...

Wednesday, 8 October 2014 - 6:00pm

King James I was a gust of fresh air after the later years of Queen Elizabeth. Unlike his predecessor he was a family man, with dynastic...

Thursday, 9 October 2014 - 1:00pm

‘If I could play upon the guitar’, wrote John Keats in a letter, ‘I might make my fortune…’

This...

Monday, 13 October 2014 - 1:00pm

An overview of the results of over 40 years of archaeological research into the origins, development and decline of the Middle Saxon...

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 - 6:00pm

The Morality of Samuel Johnson’s Rasselas. Dr Johnson was one of the most vigorous intellectuals of the eighteenth...

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 - 6:00pm

The philosophical and historical development of what may be regarded as essential human rights will be traced.  It is essential to...

Thursday, 16 October 2014 - 6:00pm

The world faces environmental challenges from global to local levels. Well-rehearsed but impenetrable issues, include the increased...

Monday, 20 October 2014 - 1:00pm

Nearly 20 years of archaeological investigation of the Thames intertidal zone at Greenwich, mostly undertaken by volunteer teams, have...

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 1:00pm

In his Principia Isaac Newton used his law of universal gravitation and three laws of motion to explain elliptical planetary...

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 1:00pm

Unlike the stars and galaxies, dark matter does not give off any radiation – we can only detect it through its gravitational pull...