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There are more exciting updates from the Lincoln Record Society this month! The programme for our Spring conference has been confirmed, you can find it below and it will shortly be available to view on our website. Places are still available, so don't forget to register by downloading a booking form from here: We also thought that you would be interested in a lecture from the editor of our Kathleen Major series of medieval records, Professor Philippa Hoskin, who will be giving the inaugural lecture for the Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Lincoln on the 25th April - details below. We look forward to seeing you at these events!

Aftermath of War in Lincolnshire

Conference Programme

Bishop Grosseteste University, Robert Hardy Building
Saturday 28 April 2018

10.00-10.20                 Tea/coffee and registration
10.20-10.30                Introduction: Professor David Stocker, President
10.30-12.00     Session 1
Dr David Crook (University of Nottingham), ‘The Aftermath of the Civil War of
1215-17: The Siege of Newark Castle, July 1218’.
Dr Andrew Kerr (University of Lincoln), ‘The Last Days of the Prisoner of War Camp at
Sutton Bridge’.
Dr Andrew Walker (Rose Bruford College), ‘Remembering the Fallen? The Building of
Memorial Halls in Lincolnshire Following the First World War’.
12.00-1.00      Lunch
1.00-2.30                 Session 2
Dr Rob Wheeler, ‘Homes Fit for Heroes? Colonel Ruston and the Swanpool Garden
Suburb, Lincoln’.
Dr John Manterfield, ‘Homes for Heroes in Grantham’.
Dr Andrew Jackson (Bishop Grosseteste University), ‘The Rural Fiction, Idyll and
Reality in Bernard Samuel Gilbert’s “Bly”: Creating a Pre-First World War
“World We Have Lost”’.
2.30-3.00    Tea/coffee
3.00-4.30         Session 3
Dr Dan Ellin, Professor Heather Hughes and Alessandro Pesaro (all of International
Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive, University of Lincoln),
‘Memorialising RAF Bomber Command: The Journey From Isolation to
Dr Abi Hunt (University of Lincoln), ‘Continuity or Change? Twentieth-Century
Agricultural Practice in Lincolnshire and the Impact of the Second World
Emily Gibbs (University of Liverpool), ‘“The Toll of War”: Post-World War II Nuclear
Anxieties and Cultures in Lincolnshire, 1980-85’.

Outlaws, Outsiders and the Outspoken: recognising voices in medieval administrative records

University of Lincoln, Cargill lecture theatre, Minerva building

WEDNESDAY 25TH APRIL 2018 5.30 - 8.00PM

Professor Philippa Hoskin, editor of the Society's Kathleen Major series of medieval records, is giving the inaugural lecture for the University of Lincoln's Institute for Advanced Studies, on the fascinating subject of how we can access the voice of the individual through medieval administrative records. It is a free event and tickets can be booked through this link:

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