Event categories: Wednesday Lecture

AGM with lecture

Details of lecture to follow.

Dr Shushma Malik: Roman emperors in political culture

Speaker: Dr Shushma Malik Shushma is Assistant Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge and Onassis Classics Fellow at Newnham College, Cambridge. She has published on Roman emperors and imperial historiography, as well as classical receptions. Her monograph, The Nero-Antichrist: Founding and Fashioning a Paradigm, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2020. Her […]

Dr Jacqueline Reiter: Britain’s war aims and global expansion in the Napoleonic Wars

Speaker: Dr Jacqueline Reiter Hybrid Lecture Jacqueline Reiter received her PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2006 on the role of national defence in British political debate during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Her first book, The Late Lord: the Life of John Pitt, 2nd Earl of Chatham (Pen and Sword, 2017), illuminated the […]

Fiona Chesterton: Secrets never to be told: an investigative journey from Edwardian Cambridge to modern Vancouver

Speaker: Fiona Chesterton Fiona had a long career, mainly at the BBC and Channel 4, as a journalist, Television News Editor, TV Producer and Commissioning Editor. She was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Television Society for services to broadcasting in 2008. Since moving to Cambridge in 2015, she has pursued her passions for family […]

Dr. Anne Stott: Princess Charlotte of Wales: the first ‘People’s Princess

Speaker: Dr. Anne Stott Hybrid Lecture Anne Stott has a BA and a PhD in History from University College, London. She is a freelance adult education teacher and has previously lectured for the Open University; Birkbeck, University of London; and the Workers’ Educational Association. She has written biographies for OUP of William Wilberforce and the […]

Susan Elkin: Please Miss We’re Boys

Speaker: Susan Elkin Susan is a well-known journalist and author, and taught secondary school English for 36 years in five very different schools. Since 1990 she has developed a second career as a writer.  She has written extensively for most of the national dailies and dozens of magazines and websites, She was education editor at […]

Nigel Kerry: OLEM: Yolande Lyne-Stephens and the creation of a Cambridge church

Speaker: Nigel Kerry Nigel has been Organist and Director of Music at OLEM since 1998.  He read Theology at Oxford University followed by organ studies at the Royal College of Music with Nicholas Danby.   He has performed recitals in such prestigious venues as Westminster Abbey, Westminster Cathedral, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Royal Albert Hall, Symphony Hall, Birmingham, King’s College […]

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