Open University History Society Lecture Day

The Society has organised a lecture day to take place in Saturday 26 September 2020.


26 September 2020.


Virtual event. Contact us for joining details.


Coffee on arrival 9.00 am. Please supply your own coffee.

9.45 am.
Dr. Neil Younger. "Religion and Politics in Elizabethan England: St Christopher Hatton, the Queen and the Catholics."

Lecturer in History Open University: Elizabethan Political History with a particular focus on Sir Christopher Hatton, the politician and Courtier.

David Skillen. "A few Appropriate Remarks – Lincoln at Gettysburg”.

Professional Speaker on various history subjects, spent 35 years in Civil Service running training courses in public speaking

11.45 p.m.
Dr. Ann Featherstone “Fools and Horses: the Victorian Circus”.

Retired university lecturer and teacher

Dr. Stuart Mitchell “Postcards, Pictures and Popular Song” – using ephemera from early 20th century.

Chair of the MA in History module team Open University

3.15 p.m.
Dr Elaine Sanders.

Her talk with be on how communities were policed before police forces, with a particular focus on 18th century Hertfordshire. Completed her PhD with the Open University last summer.

Come along

The event is free to members and there will be a charge of £10 for none members. This is a virtual event, any person wishing to participate should email the organiser Sheila Smith for access details.