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Cambridge Summer History Day

Three great Historians, one event: WW2 Convoys, the history of Fairy tales, the threat of the Ottoman Empire. From the Historical Association and Waterstones Cambridge.

  • 1st July 2023
  • 10:00 am - 1:15 pm

Leading naval historian Roger Knight, 27 years with the National Maritime Museum, examines how the Navy in WW2 learnt the best way to protect trade and troops from their Napoleonic predecessors. Nick Jubber, the travel writer, will explore the real story behind fairy tales. And we finish with the world expert on the Ottoman Empire, Professor Mark Baer of the London School of Economics, in conversation with Dr Sean Lang, Senior Lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University, on Khans, Caesars and Caliphs

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Facilities

  • Air conditioned
  • Cloakroom facilities
  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Facilities for Disabled Guests

Accessibility Facilities

  • Staff available to assist
  • Wheel chair accessible
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Did you know?

The imposing lamppost in the centre of Parker’s Piece bears the words Reality Checkpoint – believed to be a reference to the end of the university ‘bubble’ and the beginning of the real world, aka the rest of the city.