The Making of the Atlantic World

20th May 2020 ● 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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20th May 2020, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Professor Nicholas Canny proposes to set the seventeenth century English Puritan migration to Massachusetts in a wider context than is usually taken into account. Nicholas will argue that it was the perceived success of the Iberians both in the Americas, and in the wider world; that spurred the Dutch, the French and the English to emulate what the Spanish and Portuguese had achieved or attempted.


4pm: Arrival and Registration for those that have booked refreshments

4pm-4:55pm: Arrival and Registration for those that have booked Lecture Only

4:50pm: Introductions and presentation of the Dulcie Duke Award by the Old Students Association, supported by Lincoln Record Society

5pm: The Annual History Lecture

 Tickets to the lecture only are £3 and to include refreshments are £6.

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Running Time

150 Minutes