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Gibraltar History Lecture Series 5
|26th Oct 18||Medieval History of Gibraltar||Dr Geraldine Finlayson|
|2nd Nov 18||Agustin Huart and the workers union||Damian Conroy|
|9th Nov 18||The Development of English in Gibraltar: A Historical Perspective||Dr George Garcia|
|23rd Nov 18||Writing Gibraltar: a personal history||M. G. Sanchez|
|30th Nov 18||Families, Genetics & Evolution||Dr Darren Fa|
Hear from our Guests
"Excellent Lectures. Well put together. Very Informative."
Informative and Clarity
"The final lecture of Joseph Garcia was very informative and delivered with clarity and professionalism. A willingness to deliver direct questions with straight answers is good to see from a politician."
Came away enriched
"These public lectures are an invaluable resource for residents and visitors to Gibraltar alike. Anyone with an interest in Gibraltar's history - long past or more present - will come away enriched."
Enjoyed the Experience and Knowledge
"The lectures have all provided an insight into many aspects of Gibraltar’s history, which we otherwise would not know about. I have enjoyed the experience and knowledge."
Highlight of my Week
"Highlight of the week is Friday morning lectures at the University. Staff are so friendly & welcoming. High calibre of speakers."
Source of information
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"Well organised, Well Attended, Very professional, 1st Class"
Past History Lecture Series
History Lecture Series 4
Series 4 promised to be as interesting and diverse as always, with topics covered including the changing face of Gibraltar, the 1969 border closure and our relationship with the European Union.
History Lecture Series 3
Series 3 of lectures has been popular within the local community and has included talks on Gibraltar’s underwater heritage, the roots of the llanito dialect and the 50th anniversary of the referendum. We would like to thank all of our guest speakers for their time and insightful lectures and to all those who attended.
History Lecture Series 2
Due to the overwhelming success of the Gibraltar History Lecture Series which was held during the summer months, the University of Gibraltar was delighted to host a second series.
The first lecture commenced on Friday 20th January at 10 am, where the University warmly welcomed our inaugural speaker Mr Victor Hermida who gave his first talk on the Northern Defences.
History Lecture Series 1
Our first programme on the Gibraltar History Lecture Series was launched in July all throughout the summer months as a weekly event. Delivered every Friday from 10 am to 11 am at our Conference Hall in Campus, the audience enjoyed talks by Tito Vallejo, Dr Darren Fa, Richard Garcia, Dr Kevin Lane, taking us back to Neanderthal man, medieval times, 1700’s, and the world war.