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SUES FORUM 17: 03/2021

We are grateful to Peter Firth for representing SUES at the funeral of Hazel Fort and include in this edition his report on that event. Roger Mitchell’s six-session course on Travellers was completed on 7th March and it followed the third of our Friday afternoon meetings. All these have been delivered by Zoom and reports […]

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SUES FORUM 16: 02/2021

The recent death of Hazel Fort, chair of SUES since 2016, is a huge loss to the society. We begin this edition with tributes to her. As she would have wished, our scheduled meetings have been and are continuing, as described below. The committee made a unanimous decision to appoint Alan Potter as chair until […]

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SUES FORUM 15: 01/2021

We hope that despite the restrictions, members were able to enjoy some sort of festivity over Christmas, and we trust that 2021 is going to bring a return to normality. As soon as it becomes possible, SUES will look to restore face-to-face meetings. In the meantime, however, we have been able to provide some online […]

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SUES FORUM 14: 12/2020

Despite everything have a great Christmas! What a year it has been! Who could have imagined back in January that an outbreak of a virus infection in China would close down much of the world? The challenge to SUES was daunting. Just when we thought we had got the Society on its feet again with […]

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SUES FORUM 13: 11/2020

We have now experienced our first presentation in the new format designed to accommodate current restrictions. All members received a pack of material on Samuel Pepys by email or post, and two separate groups gathered together for a further input by Roger Mitchell which included discussion. The technology was managed by Alan Potter and everything […]

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SUES FORUM 12: 10/2020

In the current circumstances the plans we had to resume our traditional face-to-face events are unlikely to be implemented soon; we will have to wait for a marked relaxation in Covid-prevention measures to do that. However, we are determined to keep SUES going by providing what intellectual and educational stimulus for our members can be […]

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SUES FORUM 11: 09/2020

We have had much discussion recently about the possibility of resuming talks and ultimately courses. However, regulatory restrictions, including frequent changes and modifications, have made this difficult. Our main article in this edition, therefore, is a statement of where we find ourselves at present. It is followed by a piece by John Sharp, which in […]

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SUES FORUM 10: 08/2020

We are rather surprised but pleased to see that the Forum has got into double figures. When we started, we thought it would be a useful idea for keeping SUES together for a few weeks. However, as the crisis continues, we find ourselves committed to something that may have a lot longer to run yet. This edition […]

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SUES FORUM 9: 07/2020

As the Forum has in the current situation replaced the newsletter, which was our main means of keeping you up-to-date, this is now the appropriate place to provide important information. The AGM has been held, albeit in an unusual format and the minutes are the first item in this edition. The bad news is that […]

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SUES FORUM 8: 07/2020

You will have received notice from Roger Mitchell about our Annual General Meeting, which is to be held, virtually, on Friday 30th July. The documents will provide you with the information, which would normally be reported at an AGM, together with an indication as to how you can participate and make your make your views […]