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History Society Report – June 2013

In May the Society had an illustrated talk by Richard Smith entitled ‘Oxford Eccentricity’  : How madly and badly the City and University have behaved over the last 900 years. This Title really didn’t give a clue to what turned out to be perhaps the most amusing Talk the Society has had in it’s 10 …

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History Society report – February 2013

Statue of Alfred the Great

The first meeting of the new year in January was an excellent illustrated talk by Society member and popular speaker David Holt entitled ‘Charles Babbage – his life and achievements’ very aptly subtitled ‘200 Years to Recognise a Genius’. As with David’s previous talks this one was very entertaining and informative being well received by …

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