12 Feb 2019, 19:00 - 20:30
- The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH
In this special Valentine’s Day edition of History Hit Live, Dan Snow is joined by special guests for an exploration of love and romance across the ages. Chris Laoutaris will discuss Shakespeare and love, while Laura Doan will explore female homosexuality in World War One and Two. Come and spend an evening with historians, history fans, and anyone in the mood for amour.
Professor Laura Doan, Professor of Cultural History in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, University of Manchester
Professor Laura Doan was a British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant holder for her project "A Special Problem”: Female Homosexuality in Two World Wars.
Dr Chris Laoutaris, Lecturer in Shakespeare, Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham
Dr Chris Laoutaris, was a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow which led to the publication of his book Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe (Penguin, 2014).
Dan Snow, Historian, broadcaster and television presenter
£10, includes a glass of wine or soft drink
Free for HistoryHit TV subscribers (2 tickets per subscriber)
Organised in partnership with HistoryHit
Part of LGBT History Month
HistoryHit will record the event and may take photographs, with the content made freely available on the HistoryHit podcast within one week.