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'Annual Sebald Lecture on literary translation, preceded by presentations and readings from the annual Translation Prizes.' Also list of related events. Other venues than UEA can be used for Events, within and outwith London.

LECTURES and TALKSResearch Programme, Named Public Lecture

'The BCMH is the British branch of the International Commission for Maritime History, which was founded in 1965 as a constituent of the International Congress of Historical Sciences, a body affiliated to UNESCO ... The objectives of the ICMH are to encourage and co-ordinate research by maritime historians in a spirit of international understanding. National Commissions were set up in several countries, and the British Commission (BCMH) was one of the first ... The main series of lectures that the BCMH holds annually are the King's Seminars from October to May. Normally, these lectures are all held in King's College London except for the Proctor Memorial Lecture in October which is held at Lloyd's Register. All lectures are open to everyone and free to attend.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme, Named Public Lecture

'The British Society of Dowsers is the UK’s national organisation for dowsers and dowsing. Formed in 1933, it is the second-oldest dowsing society in the world. The BSD exists to encourage the study and knowledge of dowsing in all its forms amongst members and the public. Membership of the Society is open to anyone interested in dowsing, regardless of ability. Dowsing can be used in health and well-being, home and garden, for water divining, archaeological searches, earth mysteries including energy lines and much, much more. It’s a great tool for enhancing your intuition and decision-making abilities ... Affiliated Local Groups are separate and independent of The British Society of Dowsers. Some groups specialise in certain areas of dowsing, others are general interest. Each group is run by volunteers who set their own programmes.'

'The British Dragonfly Society (BDS) was founded in 1983 by a small group of dragonfly enthusiasts and scientists. The Society has grown substantially since that time and the current BDS membership of about 1,800 is spread the length and breadth of the country, as well as into Europe and beyond ... Awareness raising through effective communication is a vital part of our work. If we are going to recruit more dragonfly fans to help us to save dragonflies, damselflies and the habitats they rely upon, then they first need to know why this work is important and why these species are so special ... Throughout the year we aattend and host a multitude of public events, from field meetings to family fun days, to give more people the opportunity to explore the amazing world of dragonflies.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'The oldest ecological society in the world ... We were established in 1913 and we have been fostering the science of ecology ever since. We have 6,000 members around the world and bring people together across regional, national and global scales to advance ecological science. Membership is open to anyone, anywhere ... We organise a number of diverse, innovative events throughout the year. Our Annual Meeting provides an opportunity to network with and present your research to 1,200 delegates from around the world; you can also hear the latest ecological science, develop skills with our careers programme and enjoy a social programme that is all within an inclusive, friendly environment.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'The Society was formed in 1938 with the object of furthering interest in cultivation of the fuchsia.'

'A world-leading geological survey and global geoscience organisation, focused on public-good science for government and research to understand earth and environmental processes ... We offer a variety of services and products for the general public, available online and in our on-site shops.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme
Category Arts and Crafts

'Horology courses for clock and watch making are our passion. Since 1858, the British Horological Institute has been training horologists in clock and watch repair and creation, and supporting the horological industry. Whether you’re a complete beginner looking for an initial taster day or a professional seeking accreditation and further development, we have the clock or watch making course for you ... BHI Branches are entirely autonomous. They are set up "by the members for the members", invariably rely for their existence on the energy and commitment of a few committed volunteers. If you are lucky enough to live within travelling distance of a vibrant BHI branch you should try sampling one of their events. You will always find a warm welcome.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme
Category Middle East

'Th UK’s only institution dedicated to advancing research and public education on Iraq in all areas of the arts, humanities and social sciences ... BISI has supported academic excellence and understanding of Iraq: funding projects, publishing vital research, organising conferences and public lectures, and re-training Iraq’s scholars and cultural heritage professionals.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'We are devoted to initiating, promoting and disseminating new concepts and technical information about space flight and astronautics ... Founded in 1933, the British Interplanetary Society is the world’s longest established organisation devoted solely to supporting and promoting the exploration of space and astronautics.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Founded in 1922 to promote the cultivation of Irises ... The BIS has close links with specialist and geographical groups. The specialist groups focus their activities on particular branches of the iris family and the geographical groups have members with a wide range of interests. The groups typically have an annual programme of meetings and events which will include lectures, shows and garden visits.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'We are the national library of the United Kingdom and give access to the world’s most comprehensive research collection. We provide information services to academic, business, research and scientific communities ... The inherent cultural and artistic value of the Library’s collections is beyond price. Our challenge over the coming years however, is to help even more people discover and enjoy our exhibition and events programme, and to be even more creative and diverse in the range of artistic experiences we commission and co-create. We want the Library to be a hub of ideas, debate, discussion, dialogue and experimentation. We also want to expand and improve our galleries and share our collections with wider audiences.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'Formed in early 2019, we organise monthly talks for anyone interested in military history over the last 200 years from Nelson’s times to the present day. With top quality talks given by writers, academics, former military personnel, and experts in their field with a wide variety of topics ... we can accommodate up to 100 people at each talk in pleasant surroundings, offering a warm and welcoming evening out.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme
Category Across the UK

'Exists to promote the study and understanding of British Numismatics. The Society was founded in 1903 with only three members but today has over 500, with interests which embrace all forms of coinage, tokens, banknotes and medals relating to the British Isles and former parts of the British Empire. Members of the society include academics, students, collectors and enthusiasts. The society prides itself on being open and welcoming to all. The society promotes the understanding of numismatics through holding regular lectures and meetings as well as producing a number of publications.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Brings together amateurs, commercial growers and the scientific community in a single forum. Membership currently comprises the fifty or so British Orchid Societies, the British Orchid Growers' Association, National Botanic Gardens maintaining significant orchid collections at Kew and Glasgow, the Eric Young Orchid Foundation in Jersey and the Royal Horticultural Society, with its major collection at Wisley.'

'The BPSA is the UK organisation associated with the study of the nature and values of human movement, including the ethics and the unique values of games, play, and sport.' Speakers in the BPSA Work-In-Progress Seminar Series 'include leading figures in the philosophy of sport community addressing fundamental and applied philosophical issues in sport'.

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'The British Psychological Society is a registered charity which acts as the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK, and is responsible for the promotion of excellence and ethical practice in the science, education, and application of the discipline. As a Society we support and enhance the development and application of psychology for the greater public good, setting high standards for research, education, and knowledge, and disseminating our knowledge to increase public awareness.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'We believe that the rich body of knowledge contained in the psychoanalytic and Jungian traditions, when combined with scientific advances in our understanding of the human mind and development, provides the most rigorous possible basis for psychotherapy. It also provides a powerful and distinctive perspective on many issues that we face: questions of mental wellbeing, health and social policy, issues around sexuality and gender, how we make sense of contemporary media and culture are just some examples. Our overarching aim then is to make the benefits of this type of therapy available to as many people who need it as possible, as well as to acquaint as many people as possible with this extraordinary body of ideas. We believe that in pursuing this goal we can help change people’s lives for the better ... We will also work to ensure that our events programme deals with the range of contemporary issues that people face. We are also making sure that we take full advantage of all the technological platforms that can make teaching and learning, and engaging with the public more accessible wherever they live.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme
Category Middle East

Our Aims  'To encourage and promote interest and study of the Middle Eastern cultural region from the end of classical antiquity to the present day in particular but not exclusively through the dissemination of information and by the encouragement of co-operation amongst persons concerned with the scholarly study of the region ... We offer funding and prizes to support and recognize the best research, to which all BRISMES members are eligible to apply. We also organise public annual lectures and the BRISMES Annual Conference, which draws participants from all over the world and attracts the latest research on all aspects of Middle East Studies in Britain and beyond.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'The BSHM is a friendly, welcoming society and is open to all with an interest in the history of mathematics. The membership of the BSHM includes people from many backgrounds: researchers, teachers from primary level to university, students of the history of mathematics or science, and those who have a general interest in cultural history.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme
Category Law and Society

'During the past 60 years, criminology has emerged as one of the most dynamic and fastest growing disciplines. Today, it stands on clear commitments to methodological rigor, interdisciplinary theory and concepts of rights and justice. The British Society of Criminology continues as a meeting point for a growing network of supporters committed to critical dialogue within our multi-faceted and diverse discipline ... The BSC attracts criminologists from the four nations of the UK and across the globe. Regional groups and specialist networks means that there is always something going on and this helps to secure the dynamic future of the discipline.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme
Category Arts and Crafts

'Since 1921 we have offered a forum for all lovers of stained glass. We promote the highest standards of design, craft and creativity in stained glass. Our mission is to be the foremost authority on contemporary and historic stained glass in Britain ... The Society has been running lectures and events to encourage high standards in the art and craft of glass painting since its inception a hundred years ago. They form a key aspect of our education brief as well as offering networking opportunities for practitioners, historians, collectors and enthusiasts. We offer three lectures a year, a touring conference, regional walk and talks and occasional themed conferences and exhibitions.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'We are a friendly national association for stamp collectors, philatelists and postcard collectors who like to collect "thematically", that is following a chosen theme (e.g. ships, birds, medicinal plants) or relating a story (e.g. the development of the bicycle or the history of flight) ... Our aim is to give support to those wishing to embark on or expand a theme-based collection, whether it consists purely of stamps or postcards, or includes a wide range of additional material including postal history, postmarks and ephemera.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme
Category Europe

'We organise a wide variety of events each year, which contribute to public education about the history, culture, economics, and politics of Germany and about the relations between Germany and the UK. This work helps to promote mutual understanding between Germany and the UK, and to strengthen links between the two countries. We welcome membership applications from anyone with an interest in Germany and in German-British relations.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme
Category Europe

'Since it was founded in 1941, the British-Italian Society has worked to promote knowledge and understanding in the UK of Italian culture, including Italy’s history, institutions, way of life, language and wider contribution to civilisation ... The Leconfield Lecture is named after the first Chairman of the British-Italian Society, Hugh Wyndham, who was Chairman for 12 years in the 1940s and 1950s, and became Lord Leconfield in 1952 ... Since 1978 the Leconfield Lectures have been the main event in the Society’s annual calendar ... The lectures have always been given by a speaker of particular distinction.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme, Named Public Lecture

'Brixworth is set in the rural county of Northamptonshire and has a rich historical heritage. There is evidence of a Roman Villa to the north of the village and its Grade1 listed Saxon Church is widely regarded. Many of the buildings in the older part of the village are built of Northamptonshire Ironstone. Ironstone quarries were worked in the fields around the village until the late 19th century ... The History Society meets in the village hall on the third Thursday of the month for presentations and talks given by visiting speakers. New members and visitors are welcome.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'BBLHS was formed in 1974 so that those with an interest in the history of the people, events and places that make up London's largest borough could meet to exchange information and learn more about the long and fascinating story that makes up the London Borough of Bromley and all its constituent parts ... We meet once a month from September to July, usually on the first Tuesday of the month.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'BASOC, the Bromsgrove Astronomy Society, caters for Astronomers of all ages and experience in the local area. We have many members ranging from highly seasoned amateurs to those without telescopes at all – so don’t feel too intimidated to pop along one evening ... Since the society was first formed in 2008 we have enjoyed a wide range of talks both from visiting speakers and club members.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme

'Founded in 1950 by a group of enthusiastic amateur photographers. It continues to promote and support photography as an interest and hobby to its members. The society has an active membership of approximately 50 members and supports both film and digital photography. There is a varied and active programme of meetings including talks by professional as well as experienced amateur photographers, both print and projected image competitions and studio sessions. These form a winter programme running from September to the end of May. The society also organises a full summer programme of local and more distant visits and outings to encourage the development of all aspects of outdoor photography. This programme runs from the beginning of June to the end of August.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme

'Formed in 1980 to cover the same area as the District Council. Since that date the Society has endeavoured to address all aspects of planning both built and environment in the District. Representation has been made at Planning Enquiries and all applications are carefully monitored.' Within the Society, its Local History Group organizes a series of Talks each year, normally between September and April.

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Bromyard and District Local History Society is based in Bromyard, Herefordshire, England, and was founded in 1966. It exists to foster interest, enjoyment, research and publication in the field of our local history. We offer members a varied programme of events, at least monthly, throughout the year. These are mainly illustrated lectures in the winter and guided outings in the summer, but also include many social occasions.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Discover the pioneers of speed, flight and adventure at the birthplace of British motorsport, aviation and home of Concorde ... The Brooklands Members organise many events specifically aimed at members throughout the year. These include a series of Classic Talks, interviews with Motoring Legends, lunches, coach trips, shows, our own annual Classic Car Show, and a special black tie annual dinner.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'At Buckingham Camera Club we are a supportive and friendly group, with a common interest in photography. We range from young enthusiastic beginners to people that can share their knowledge to encourage and develop your skills with your camera and/or photography.'

'The Society focuses on all aspects of the historic county, working to protect and record our heritage and historic environment. Historic buildings and ancient churches, documentary research and the landscapes of the past, local history – as well as archaeology and fieldwork – all are within our remit ... We run a Winter Lecture programme every year, one Saturday each month from November to March starting at 2.30pm.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

Founded 1981. Regular programme of indoor and outdoor meetings.

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme

'Formed in 1976 to encourage and promote the study of family history in Buckinghamshire including the historic county. With over 1000 members the Society caters for those with Bucks ancestry and members researching ancestry elsewhere. There are regular meetings held in Aylesbury, Bourne End and Bletchley. Most meetings have a speaker talking about an aspect of family history although we do have occasional themed meetings where members are invited to talk on a subject from their own family history research.'

Category Gardens Trusts

'Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust’s mission is to record and conserve the gardens and parks of historic Buckinghamshire and to aid in the creation and restoration of gardens, parks and green spaces in the historic county ... Since our foundation in 1997 we have worked to raise awareness of the importance of parks, gardens and the designed landscape within the county of Buckinghamshire. We have done this by means of talks during the winter given by experts in their fields and, during the summer, visits to a variety of gardens and interesting sites, the majority of which are not normally open to the public.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme

'With close to 500 registered beekeepers, the Buckinghamshire County Beekeepers Association is one of the larger Associations affiliated to the BBKA. We comprise four independent branch Associations, each with their own constitution, committee and operation. The role of the county Association is to represent the county at the BBKA, coordinate education across the county and run events that encompass members from all Branches.'

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