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Wessex Centre for History and Archaeology – program of events for 2013/14

Seminar Programme 2013-14

Thursdays 5.30pm, admission free

Saturday 21 Sept Autumn Day Conference Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Wessex. West Downs Campus, University of Winchester. Contact Simon.Sandall@winchester.ac.uk for details.

26 Sep Courtnay Konshuh (University of Winchester) The Development of History-Writing in Winchester:  the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and King Alfred’s Court. Medecroft 16, University of Winchester, 5.30pm

3 Oct Nicholas Orme (University of Exeter) Doors to another world: Chapels in Medieval England. Hants Record Office, Sussex Street, Winchester, 5.30pm

17 Oct Jason Parry (University of Reading) The Early Labour Party in Portsmouth. Medecroft Rm 16, University of Winchester, 5.30pm

7 Nov Simon Sandall (University of Winchester) Custom in the 17th-century Forest. Hants Record Office, Sussex Street, Winchester, 5.30pm

21 Nov Elton O.S. Medeiros (University of Winchester/ Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior, Brazil) King Alfred’s Court and Culture. Medecroft Rm 16, University of Winchester, 5.30pm

5 Dec Todd Gray (University of Exeter) Looting in Wartime Britain. Hants Record Office, Sussex Street, Winchester, 5.30pm

16 Jan 2014 Josh Pollard (University of Southampton) Recent work on Neolithic Settlement in the Avebury Landscape. Medecroft Rm 16, University of Winchester, 5.30pm

6 Feb John Thornhill. Catholic Emancipation in Hampshire. Hants Record Office, Sussex Street, Winchester, 5.30pm

20 Feb Roger Leech (University  of Southampton) Bristol houses: the order of merchant capitalism in an early modern city. Medecroft Rm 16, University of Winchester, 5.30pm

6 Mar Catherine Glover. Country Houses or Houses in the Country? The Nineteenth-Century New Forest. Hants Record Office, Sussex Street, Winchester, 5.30pm

20 Mar Kate Tiller (Kellogg College, Oxford) Remembrance and Community: War Memorials and Local History. Medecroft Rm 16, University of Winchester, 5.30pm

April 2014 Spring Conference in Salisbury. Details and date TBA

8 May TBA. Hants Record Office, Sussex Street, Winchester, 5.30pm

15 May Nick Stoodley (University of Winchester) The Meon Valley Project. Medecroft Rm 16, University of Winchester, 5.30pm

5 Jun Louise Fairbrother (University of Southapton) Tudor Southampton. Hants Record Office, Sussex Street, Winchester, 5.30pm

19 Jun Susan Nightingale (University of Winchester) Towns & Communities around the Conquest. Medecroft Rm 16, University of Winchester, 5.30pm

Despite fearsome notices, parking at the University of Winchester is free after 4:00 pm. For details of other events, see our website www.winchester.ac.uk/wcha (please also check our website for any last-minute changes; to receive notifications of our programme with our new email newsletter please contact Ryan.Lavelle@winchester.ac.uk with the subject header ‘WESSEX MAILING LIST’)

University of Winchester offers full and part-time PhDs in History and Archaeology and MAs in Regional and Local History, Archaeology, and in Historical Studies.  BA programmes are offered in History, History and the Medieval World, History and the Modern World, Global History and Politics, Ancient, Classical and Medieval Studies, Archaeology, Archaeological Practice and also jointly with other subjects.  Details from Michael.Hicks@winchester.ac.uk (01962 827338) or admissions@winchester.ac.uk (01962 841515) for general enquiries.