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April 2018

Luddite Memorial Lecture: Religion in the Chartist Movement

Monday 30 April 2018 at 7:30 pm
University of Huddersfield, Brontë Lecture Theatre (BLG/05), University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom
Free

Revolutionary Sermons, Democratic Chapels and Rebellious Hymnals: religion in the Chartist Movement Presentation by Dr. Mike Sanders of the University of Manchester. All are welcome to attend this free event. This lecture explores the role which religious ideas played in the Chartist struggle for basic democratic rights. It focuses on three particular examples. The lecture begins by considering the 'revolutionary sermons' of the 'Chartist' preacher, the Reverend Joseph Rayner Stephens. It continues by examining the role of Chartist and Democratic…

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May 2018

West Yorkshire Archive Service

Monday 21 May 2018 at 7:30 pm
University of Huddersfield, Brontë Lecture Theatre (BLG/05), University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom

Presentation by Teresa Nixon. All are welcome to attend. Members of the society attend for free, £2 for non-members. The Brontë Lecture Theatre (room BLG/05) is located on the ground floor of the building marked "03" on the university campus map (PDF).

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September 2018

The Standedge Tunnels

Monday 24 September 2018 at 7:30 pm
University of Huddersfield, Brontë Lecture Theatre (BLG/05), University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom

Presentation by Trevor Ellis. All are welcome to attend. Members of the society attend for free, £2 for non-members. The Brontë Lecture Theatre (room BLG/05) is located on the ground floor of the building marked "03" on the university campus map (PDF).

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October 2018

Conchies On the Run – and the Matter of Ireland

Monday 29 October 2018 at 7:30 pm
University of Huddersfield, Brontë Lecture Theatre (BLG/05), University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom

Some of the many conscientious objectors in World War One fled to Ireland, a Conscription-free place of refuge. Cyril Pearce tells the story of a part of the history of Britain’s 1914-18 war resisters which has been largely ignored. All are welcome to attend. Members of the society attend for free, £2 for non-members. The Brontë Lecture Theatre (room BLG/05) is located on the ground floor of the building marked "03" on the university campus map (PDF).

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November 2018

Nurses of Passchendaele

Monday 26 November 2018 at 7:30 pm
University of Huddersfield, Brontë Lecture Theatre (BLG/05), University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom

Presentation by Christine Hallett. All are welcome to attend. Members of the society attend for free, £2 for non-members. The Brontë Lecture Theatre (room BLG/05) is located on the ground floor of the building marked "03" on the university campus map (PDF).

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January 2019

Holocaust Learning Centre

Monday 28 January 2019 at 7:30 pm
University of Huddersfield, University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom

Interpreting the Unthinkable – the making of the Holocaust Exhibition & Learning Centre Presentation by Emma King. All are welcome to attend. Members of the society attend for free, £2 for non-members. The Holocaust Exhibition and Learning Centre officially opened in September 2018: https://www.hud.ac.uk/news/2018/september/holocaust-centre/ The presentation will take place in the Brontë Lecture Theatre at 7:30pm and the Exhibition & Learning Centre will be open until 7pm in case attendees would like to visit prior to the talk commencing. We…

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February 2019

Dispersal Bussing in Huddersfield during the 1960s and 1970s

Monday 25 February 2019 at 7:30 pm
University of Huddersfield, Brontë Lecture Theatre (BLG/05), University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom

Presentation by Joe Hopkinson. All are welcome to attend. Members of the society attend for free, £2 for non-members. The Brontë Lecture Theatre (room BLG/05) is located on the ground floor of the building marked "03" on the university campus map (PDF).

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March 2019

You Always Remember Your Co-op Number

Monday 25 March 2019 at 7:30 pm
University of Huddersfield, Brontë Lecture Theatre (BLG/05), University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom

Presentation by Stephen Caunce. All are welcome to attend. Members of the society attend for free, £2 for non-members. The Brontë Lecture Theatre (room BLG/05) is located on the ground floor of the building marked "03" on the university campus map (PDF).

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April 2019

Luddite Memorial Lecture: Peterloo Retold

Monday 29 April 2019 at 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
University of Huddersfield, Brontë Lecture Theatre (BLG/05), University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom
Free

The 2019 Luddite Memorial Lecture will be given by Dr. Janette Martin, Modern History Archivist at the John Rylands Library in Manchester. Dr. Martin will be talking to us about the way Peterloo has been remembered and retold and will also be exploring the reaction of West Riding Radicals on the events in Manchester. She has curated the Peterloo exhibition at the John Rylands Library which runs from 21 March 2019 to 29 September 2019. She has also led a…

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May 2019

Mills of the Huddersfield Area: Their Rise and Fall

Monday 20 May 2019 at 7:30 pm
University of Huddersfield, Brontë Lecture Theatre (BLG/05), University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 3DH United Kingdom

Presentation by Alan Brooke. All are welcome to attend. Members of the society attend for free, £2 for non-members. The Brontë Lecture Theatre (room BLG/05) is located on the ground floor of the building marked "03" on the university campus map (PDF).

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