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  1. The 2015 Strategic Defence And Security Review - Lord Robertson of Port Ellen

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    This is the 2015 Peter Nailor Memorial Lecture on Defence: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/the-2015-strategic-defence-and-security-review-and-its-implications Lord Robertson, former…

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    • The Archaeology of Disease Documented in Skeletons - Professor Charlotte Roberts

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      What can a skeleton tell us about disease? http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/the-archaeology-of-disease-documented-in-skeletons Disease affects us all during our lives. This lecture…

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      • Tuberculosis: The Disease of Poverty - Professor Charlotte Roberts

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        Examining the skeletal records of humanity allows us to draw the histories of the diseases that kill us. Professor Charlotte Roberts discusses Tuberculosis. You can enjoy the full lecture on our…

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        • Agincourt or Azincourt? Victory, Defeat and the War of 1415 - Dr Helen Castor

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          In the year of the battle's 600th anniversary, Agincourt remains one of the most resonant names in the roll-call of English military history: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and... Thanks…

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          • Black Teeth and Big Bones: British Height and Diet through History - Professor Charlotte Roberts

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            Prevailing wisdom says that our ancestors were shorter with poorer teeth, but there’s no evidence for this in the skeletons we have. Professor Roberts explains... You can enjoy the full lecture…

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            • The Consequences of France's Defeat at Agincourt - Dr Helen Castor

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              The consequences of France’s defeat rippled through the religious, political and military spheres. Dr Castor explains how the French rationalised the loss as a punishment from God. You can…

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              • An Axe to the Head: The Key to Henry V's Success - Dr Helen Castor

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                The British credit Henry V with tactical and strategic nous, but does his success owe more to a brutal political assassination that split the French nation? Dr Helen Castor examines this in this short…

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                • The Battle of Agincourt - Dr Helen Castor

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                  Preeminent Medieval historian, Dr Helen Castor takes us through the battle of Agincourt and discusses the conditions and manoeuvres that delivered this great English Victory You can enjoy the full…

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                  • The Tactics and Strategy of the Hundred Years War - Dr Helen Castor

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                    Dr Helen Castor explains how the tactic and strategy adopted by Henry V affected the course of the war and how this affected his success. You can enjoy the full lecture on our website: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/agincourt-or-azincourt-victory-defeat-and-the-war-of-1415 Gresham…

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                    • Principles of Relativity: Einstein and Galileo - Professor Raymond Flood

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                      Professor Flood explains the work of two of the greatest mathematicians/physicists in history. You can enjoy the full lecture on our website: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/einsteins-annus-mirabilis-1905 Gresham…

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                      • The English Claim on the French Throne - Dr Helen Castor

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                        The unifying theme of the 100 Years’ War was the claim on the throne of France. How did English kings come to have this claim, and how did they press it? You can enjoy the full lecture on…

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                        • Explaining Relativity with a Pencil - Professor Raymond Flood

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                          If there’s a professor who’s able to explain relativity to explain Relativity with just a pencil in three minutes, it’s Professor Raymond Flood. In fact he does exactly that here. You…

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