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The White Hart Hotel

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1 St John's Street
Salisbury, SP1 2SD

February 2020

Salisbury Branch: ‘Syria: The Making of a Refuge State’ Professor Dawn Chatty, FBA PhD

February 19, 10:15 am - 2:30 pm
The White Hart Hotel, 1 St John's Street
Salisbury, SP1 2SD
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Dawn Chatty is an American social anthropologist and academic, who specialises in the Middle East, nomadic pastoral tribes, and refugees. From 2010 to 2015, she was Emeritus Professor of Anthropology and Forced Migration at the University of Oxford. Her book 'Syria: The Making and Unmaking of a Refuge State' was published by Hurst & Co in 2018. The mass influx of peoples into Syria over the last 150 years, including Circassians, Ashkenazi and Sephardic Jews, Armenian, Albanians, Kosovars, created a…

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March 2020

Salisbury Branch: ‘The Mary Rose’ Edward Towne MA MSt PGCE

March 16, 10:15 am - 3:00 pm
The White Hart Hotel, 1 St John's Street
Salisbury, SP1 2SD
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Edward Towne graduated in European Studies from the University of East Anglia and later achieved a PGCE from Cambridge, an MA in Early Modern English History from the University of London and a MSt in Twentieth Century British History from the University of Oxford. His professional career was spent teaching History in state and independent Secondary Schools. Currently, Edward lectures to adults in a variety of organisations and acts as a reviewer and tour leader on historical topics. The “Mary…

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April 2020

Salisbury Branch: ‘Sir Hubert von Herkomer RA’ Isobel Williams

April 22, 10:15 am - 4:00 pm
The White Hart Hotel, 1 St John's Street
Salisbury, SP1 2SD
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Isobel is a retired Consultant in Respiratory Medicine.  While qualifying at St George’s Hospital, University of London, where Edward Wilson, Robert Scott’s friend and confidant, had trained some sixty-five years previously, she saw many of Wilson’s iconic pictures of Antarctica and became fascinated by the continent and the explorers of the early 1900s. She has written several books about them and speaks regularly on Antarctic subjects and Antarctic heroes. Edward Wilson and his wife made their home in Bushey, Hertfordshire.…

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