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'Antiquity at BRLSI is a research, discussion and lecture group. We are primarily interested in the history, literature, art and archaeology of the Graeco-Roman world, but we are also interested in other ancient civilisations and in the cultural uses of antiquity up to the present day.'

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'The world’s only remaining home of Benjamin Franklin opened to the public for the first time on 17 January 2006, Franklin’s 300th birthday, as a dynamic museum and educational facility ... Today, the House brings Franklin’s time in London to life for visitors through the Historical Experience, Architectural Tours and an engaging calendar of events. Our vibrant, free education programme allows children to discover Franklin’s science and Georgian London in the building or in the classroom. Discover more!'

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‘Founded in 2000, The British Association for Victorian Studies (BAVS) is a multidisciplinary organisation dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge about the Victorian period. It has over 600 members based in the UK and beyond, and drawn both from the academic community and the general public. Our members have a wide range of interests in the nineteenth century, including art history, cultural studies, history, literary studies, performance studies and the history of science.’

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Annual Public Lecture: 'Visitors will be granted special access to the library for the lecture; there will be a drinks reception in the e-lounge next to the Reading Room from 4.15 pm ... This Centre promotes and supports the study of late antique religion and culture from the late Hellenistic Period to the early Middle Ages, also in relation to earlier and later periods, in particular Classical Antiquity and the modern world.'

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‘The largest festival in the UK dedicated entirely to History ... So much to see and do. Offering a unique blend of talks, discussions & debates alongside a vast living history through-the-ages encampment, interactive living history events, fabulous food and drinks, shopping emporium and stunning air displays ~ a celebration of history like no other ...’ Held Late June.

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‘This year’s Chelsea History Festival will bring the past to life through a series of talks, tours and events, both physical and virtual. The immersive programme will reveal history in all its variety, and demonstrate its ongoing resonance and relevance today.’ Held Late September.

ALERT This Record formerly referenced the London History Festival.

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Have produced a combined list of 'Classics' Public Lectures across the University.

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Series of eight evening lectures, usually Wednesday evenings, September - June: 'All lectures are free of charge. It would be appreciated if you could email your intention to attend ...'

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'The IMS has great pleasure in inviting you to attend this year's programme of interdisciplinary guest lectures. All lectures are free of charge, and everyone is welcome to attend.'

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'Members of the public are most welcome to attend the Medieval Research Centre Public Lecture Series and the annual Brixworth Lecture ... The Brixworth Lecture usually takes place in Brixworth.'

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'Offers lectures on medieval history on video. In recent years, universities are using Youtube and other video sharing services to release their lectures and conferences to the world. This growing trend is allowing medievalists to watch and learn about a wide variety of topics ...

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'The Society is non-political and non-denominational; it is entirely an historical and social organisation. A programme of occasional talks, visits, events and social activities, including a Society Dinner, will be arranged annually, and Members will receive the Society’s Journal, The Fifteen, and regular newsletters ... Applications to become Members of the Society are welcomed from all those who share an interest in this important aspect of Northumbrian history.'

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'The Society’s programme includes regular monthly lecture meetings with an historical theme, visits to sites of particular historical interest, social events, an annual day-school and our traditional wreath-laying ceremony, service and battlefield walk on the weekend nearest to the anniversary of Earl Simon’s death at the Battle of Evesham.'

 

ALERT Unable to raise the Society’s Website originally cited here at Review.

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List of meetings of the Society in London plus others elsewhere in the UK - often held in collaboration with local Branches of the Classical Association and other groups: 'Membership is open to all those interested in any aspect of Hellenic Studies.'

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Details of London meetings as well as of lectures hosted jointly with Classical Association local branches. Also, information about other lectures of general interest to members: 'Membership is open to all; no entrance fee or professional qualification is required.'

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'The TORCH Enlightenment Programme/Besterman Centre for the Enlightenment aims to co-ordinate and foster research that builds on the University of Oxford’s extraordinarily rich resources for the study of the Enlightenment. Our interdisciplinary events bring together scholars from across the Humanities, the Social Sciences, and beyond ... At present, our principal activities as a Programme comprise an annual Besterman Lecture by an invited scholar; an annual conference; and the Enlightenment Workshop, a series of eight seminars held in Hilary Term each year.'

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'The Society meets three times a year: twice in London and at a different British university each summer.' Membership is open to all.

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'There are normally six meetings each year in London, held on Saturday afternoons ... Everyone is welcome to attend. It is generally useful to bring a text of Virgil.'

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Public Lectures 'Wednesdays at 4.30 pm in the Lecture Room ... Admission to all lectures is free ... The Warburg Institute of the University of London exists principally to further the study of the classical tradition, that is of those elements of European thought, literature, art and institutions which derive from the ancient world.'

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'The RAS usually has five lectures and business meetings each year, normally on a Saturday afternoon. The lectures are largely focused on Roman Yorkshire, but we also have speakers who discuss wider aspects of Roman Britain or the Roman world. We also normally have a yearly joint meeting with another Society within Yorkshire and occasionally organise day-schools on Roman Yorkshire and related topics.'

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