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Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 6:00pm

Money was linked historically to the value of commodities such as gold in order to help preserve its value and encourage its wide and...

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - 6:00pm

The 1945 general election saw the return of the first ever majority Labour government. The Gallup poll had shown a Labour lead for over...

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 1:00pm

Without our Sun, there would be no heat, no light and no life on Earth. An eleven-year cycle of magnetic activity modulates its...

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 6:00pm

The fourth edition of The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain, edited by Sir Roderick Floud, Professor Jane...

Monday, 29 September 2014 - 6:00pm

This lecture explores new ways of understanding the crisis that brought war to Europe in the summer of 1914; reflects on some of the...

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...