Bath Night

Programme of Talks and Events

For an invitation to zoom meetings please contact Mike Short, mikeshort20@btinternet.com or 01225 812945.

All talks 7.30 pm Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN

Unless an alternative venue is given below




Date Talk Speaker
23 September 2021 Building a Righteous Nation: Religion in the political construction and disintegration of the United States 1787-1861 Professor Richard Carwardine (Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford)
21 October 2021 Medieval Queens: Ruling Women in a Man’s World Dr Ellie Woodacre (University of Winchester)
18 November 2021 Maggie’s Gospel: the Sermon on the Mound Dr Clifford Williamson (Bath Spa University)
20 January 2022.This lecture will be given using Zoom. Illuminating conversion: manuscripts from the early Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. Professor Joanna Story (University of Leicester)
24 February 2022 Louis XVI and the French Revolution Professor William Doyle (University of Bristol)
24 March 2022 ‘That Epidemical Madness’: Women and elections in eighteenth-century England Professor Elaine Chalus (University of Liverpool)
28 April 2022 Royal Attitudes to the Atlantic Slave Trade and Abolition in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries Professor Suzanne Schwarz (University of Worcester)
19 May 2022 Members’ Visit to the Merchant’s House, Marlborough