Monday Talks – Spring Term 2017

MONDAY TALKS : SPRING TERM 2017
PETER SAMUEL HALL : ROYAL FREE HOSPITAL
10.20 am – PLEASE NOTE NEW TIME!

9th January
THIS TALK WAS CANCELLED DUE TO TUBE STRIKE
AND WILL FEATURE IN THE NEXT PROGRAMME

16th January
SHAKESPEARE’S “CURTAIN” THEATRE SHOREDITCH
Heather Knight (Head of site excavations)

23rd January
EAT OR TREAT ? COOK OR CURE ? THE MODERN HISTORY OF SPICES
Prof. Tony Dayan

30th January
LORD ARMSTRONG OF CRAGSIDE ENGINEER, SCIENTIST, INDUSTRIALIST.
John Wilson

6th February
DRESDEN : A CITY REBORN
Barry Rae (Teacher/Actor)

13th February
THE LAST REGENCY PLAYHOUSE RESTORED TO GLORY
Colin Blumenau (Theatre Director)

20th February
BOTANY FOR IMPERIALISTS
Prof. Michael Black (Prof. Plant Physiology, King’s College)

27th February
THE HUGUENOTS : BRITAIN’S FIRST ASYLUM SEEKERS
Dr. Kathleen Chater (Historian & writer)

6th March
1917 : REVOLUTION IN RUSSIA
Prof. Orlando Figes (Birkbeck Univ. of London)

13th March
THE FAILURE OF MODERN ART
Colin Lomas (Art historian)

20th March
TALKING FRANKLY ABOUT FAME
Laurie Taylor (Prof. of Sociology & broadcaster)

27th March
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – PLEASE NOTE STARTING TIME IS  10 AM

PLEASE WATCH THE NOTICE BOARDS FOR ANY ALTERATIONS