Talks Archive

Programme 2020 - 2021

Marie Stopes: Her Life and Times 1880-1958 - POSTPONED UNTIL A FUTURE DATE DUE TO PANDEMIC
by David Carter

Marie Stopes: Her Life and Times 1880-1958  - POSTPONED UNTIL A FUTURE DATE DUE TO PANDEMIC

Date: Tuesday 13 October 2020

Marie Stopes known as a birth control pioneer was also a respected paleobotanist and Portland Museum’s founder and first curator.

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Sugar - POSTPONED UNTIL A FUTURE DATE DUE TO PANDEMIC
by Professor James Walvin

Sugar  - POSTPONED UNTIL A FUTURE DATE DUE TO PANDEMIC

Date: Tuesday 24 November 2020

How was sugar transformed from a luxury, to a necessity, then, more recently, to a global health problem – all via the history of slavery?

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Chartism and the Plug Plot Riots of 1840’s - POSTPONED UNTIL A FUTURE DATE DUE TO PANDEMIC
by Brent Shore

Chartism and the Plug Plot Riots of 1840’s  - POSTPONED UNTIL A FUTURE DATE DUE TO PANDEMIC

Date: Thursday 4 February 2021

I will consider the topic with reference to the research and writing of my 2019 novel “Blessed are the Meek”.

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The Making of the Riviera – People and Places - POSTPONED UNTIL A FUTURE DATE DUE TO PANDEMIC
by Julian Halsby

The Making of the Riviera – People and Places  - POSTPONED UNTIL A FUTURE DATE DUE TO PANDEMIC

Date: Thursday 4 March 2021

The Riviera became the centre for artists, writers, politicians, musicians and architects as well as the super-rich between 1918 and 1939. I examine their gilded existence

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