History Lectures

Alan Hertz

Event Hours(1)

  • Wednesday

    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Alexandra Hall/ Trip Out
    £5.00

Museums and galleries – In this series, we will combine classroom sessions with field trips.

Wednesday 10th January – History Lectures will take place at The Avenue Club

Wednesday 17th January – History Lectures will take place at The British Museum

Wednesday 24th January – History Lectures will take place at The Avenue Club

Wednesday 31st January – History Lectures will take place at The Museum of London

Wednesday 7th February – History Lectures will take place at The Avenue Club

Wednesday 14th February – History Lectures will take place at The Imperial War Museum

Other visits may include: the Hunter Museum, the National Army Museum, the Garden Museum, the Foundling Museum, the Royal Observatory, the Docklands Museum, the Transport Museum, the Temple of Mithras, Kenwood House, the Photographers’ Gallery. But other destinations are certainly possible.

Please come along and join this fascinating series of lectures from January onwards.

About the lecturer

Alan Hertz lecturer of Histroy at The Avenue Club, KewAlan is Professor of Humanities and Head of Liberal Arts at Hult International Business School. He is American by birth and nationality, but grew up largely in India and Pakistan, and has lived in the UK since 1977. He studied at Yale and the University of Toronto and obtained his PhD from the University of Cambridge. He is married to Linda Collister and has three very English children.

Alan has been teaching the history of London to undergraduates for almost 30 years. His chief research interests are in Victorian poetry and journalism, and the cultural history of London. His teaching practice has always been to anchor the general in the particular, making as much use as possible of storytelling and field trips.


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