Seminar Series

The Regional History Centre runs a free, monthly evening seminar with our partners at M Shed, Bristol.

Seminars are usually held every third Thursday of the month, but please check our programme for variations.

Current Seminar Programme

Our 2021-2022 season of seminars are being held live online. Please follow the event link for further details and bookings.

December 16 2021: ‘She is capable but sullen and troublesome’: Analysis of Muller Orphan Homes’ Dismissal Books, 1850-1900. Speaker: Kate Brooks, Associate Lecturer in Education History at Bath Spa University. Event Details and Booking.

January 20 2022: Bristol’s early cinema history: From Willie Green to Archie Leach. Speaker: Dr Charlotte Crofts, Associate Professor of Filmmaking, University of the West of England. Event Details and Booking.

February 17 2022: Witchcraft, magic and society in nineteenth-century Somerset. Speaker: Owen Davies, Professor of History at the University of Hertfordshire. Event Details and Booking.

March 17 2022: Beyond the ballot: Girls’ education, women’s welfare and the Bristol suffragists. Speaker: Dr Alison McClean, University of the West of England. Event Details and Booking.

2019-2020 Programme