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Saturday 30 July For Family Historians: What Can't Be Done Online Kirst Gray wants you to get out of your office and 'get your hands dirty'! Find out what records aren't online.

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Monday 8 August Plato on Ideas Short talk, reading and group discussion on the Plato's theory of ideas (or forms), with a reading from his Timaeus.

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Wednesday 17 August LONDON'S BURNING SEASON: ‘An Unreliable Guide to London’ An Unreliable Guide to London brings together 23 stories about the lesser known parts of a world renowned city. Some of the book’s contributing authors will be showing us everything you never knew about London.

See more talks like this in: arts / books / history / military / wwi

Thursday 8 September A lecture on the music of Theresienstadt by Professor Adam Gorb In Association with B’nai B’rith for the European Jewish Days of Culture

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CANCELLED: Wednesday 27 July Using the ScotlandsPeople® Website Join us for a talk from Ian Williamson on how to use the ScotlandsPeople® website.

See more talks like this in: society / computing / genealogysoftware / ancestry


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