Category: SUES FORUMS

SUES FORUM 54: 05/2024

Introduction Welcome to Forum 54. In this issue, Roger Mitchell provides a preview of the SUES programme of courses and lectures for the 2024-2025 season. Further information on each of these will be provided next month, but meanwhile please make a note of any events that interest you. There is also an announcement by Alan…
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SUES FORUM 53: 04/2024

Introduction Welcome to Forum 53. In this issue, SUES Chair, Alan Potter, makes an exciting announcement relating to our celebration this year of 150 years of the University Extension Society movement. Please note that Alan’s piece announces revised dates for Peter Firth’s free 4-lecture course on the University Extension Movement, and the SUES AGM. Also…
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SUES FORUM 52: 03/2024

Introduction Welcome to Forum 52. This issue contains reviews of two recent SUES activities. Christine Vasey reports on Julia Clayton’s talk on The Fiction of Forgery: Art and Authenticity in the English Novel. Jill Newsham provides a review of Roger Mitchell’s recently-concluded course on Colonial and Post Colonial America – History, Art and Architecture. Roger…
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SUES FORUM 51: 02/2024

Introduction Welcome to Forum 51. Mary Ormsby is our star contributor this month, with a report on Robert Eden’s recent talk and, in the 150th anniversary year of the founding of the University Extension Movement in Southport, an article about the town in 1874. Thanks to Mary for her hard work this month. There’s also…
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SUES FORUM 50: 01/2024

Introduction Welcome to Forum 50, the first of 2024. A Happy New Year to everyone. Roger Mitchell’s course on Colonial and Post Colonial America – History, Art and Architecture got off to a fine start on Monday 8th January. Everyone who attended Roger’s course last year on the American West has also signed up for…
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SUES FORUM 49: 12/2023

Introduction Welcome to Forum 49. Christmas is rapidly approaching as I write this, so Forum is being sent out a little earlier than usual. This issue contains reports on our first postgraduate seminar and Peter Firth’s Medieval Bookends course, which has just finished. The seminar was a new initiative, and we welcome your feedback: should…
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SUES FORUM 48: 11/2023

Introduction Welcome to Forum 48. In this issue, Mary Ormsby explains how we perceive different colours and how this is important for manufacturers. We also have a report on Eric Woodcock’s recent excellent talk on electric vehicles. On 24th November we have our first Research Student Seminar. The intention is to give PhD students an…
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SUES FORUM 47: 10/2023

Introduction Welcome to Forum 47. SUES’s 2023-2024 programme commenced on 15th September with Emma Copestake’s talk on her oral history study among retired Liverpool dock workers and their families. We have a report in this issue of Forum for those of you who were unable to attend. Peter Firth’s course Medieval Bookends commenced on 25th…
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SUES FORUM 46: 09/2023

Introduction Welcome to Forum 46. I hope you have enjoyed the summer and that, like me, you are looking forward to SUES’ 2023-2024 programme of courses and talks. Forum took a break during August, so this September edition is being issued a little earlier than usual, to ensure that everyone is aware of our events…
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SUES FORUM 45: 07/2023

Introduction Welcome to Forum 45 (July 2023). I write this having just attended Peter Firth’s entertaining talk on ‘The University Extension Movement in Southport 1874-2024’. Peter will be contributing something for the next Forum for those of you who were unable to attend. As 2024 will mark the 150th anniversary of the Movement’s first activities…
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