2020 Programme

18 January 4pm Uris room, Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York Robert Hoge

Britain in America: a survey of the American Numismatic Society cabinet. (Details)

28 January 6pm Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London Dr Andrew Burnett The royal collection in early modern England: some new discoveries. (Details)
25 February 6pm Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London Dr Helen Paul

The South Sea Bubble of 1720: the currency of boom to bust in one year. (Details)

24 March 6pm Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London Sir Mark Jones

Jones, ‘More widely known by his works than any other living artist’: William Wyon RA (1795-1851).  (Details).

28 April 6pm Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London David Swan

Crisis in the Eastern Channel: the transformation in Iron Age/Celtic coinage wrought by Cæsar.  (Details).

26 May 6.15pm Swedenborg Institute Dr Gareth Williams.

The Chew Valley hoard of Harold II and William I: initial interpretation. (Details)

(Followed by the Spring Reception for members and their guests.)

23 June  6pm Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London Chris Barker. ‘In case of emergency’: the return of sovereign production after the Second World War.  (Details)
22 September  6pm Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London Ken Eckardt

Tortola cut and countermarked coins: a century of marketplace
money.  (Details)

27 October  6pm Travellers Club Prof. Joanna Story.

The Howard Linecar Memorial Lecture  [Title to be announced]  (Details)


NB: Formal dress code applies for the Travellers Club.

24 November  6.15pm Swedenborg Institute  Kevin Clancy

Anniversary Meeting and Presidential Address

The decimalisation of Britain’s coinage.  (Details)

(Followed by the Anniversary Reception for members and their guests.)

 

Meetings of the society commence at 6pm and finish by 7.30pm.

The address for the Warburg Institute is Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB.  (No lectures to be held here in 2020). 

The address for the Swedenborg Institute is 20 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH. (Map)

The address for the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies is Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5DR.  (Map)

The address for the British Academy is 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, St. James's, London SW1Y 5AH.  (No lectures to be held here in 2020).

The Address for the Grand Hyatt Hotel New York is 109 East 42nd St, New York, NY 10017, USA.     (Map)

 

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