The British Thematic Association has launched a series of meetings held via Zoom. The programme is being developed, all details of upcoming talks are given here. Videos of previous presentations are on YouTube - members can access them here.
Tuesday 13 July. Edith and Rodney Knight. The History, Culture & Civilization of Spain. Part 1: Megaliths, Moors and Monarchs. (Medieval Spain up to the Reconquest)
1n 1492 Columbus sailed the Ocean Blue, from a (just about) united Spain. To get to this point, we need to travel from Talyots, Trajan, Egeria, Visigoths, Moors, Abd al Rahman I to III, Sepharad Jews, Wilfred the Hairy, El Cid, to Ferdinand 1st (not) and Isabella.
Tuesday 10 August. Katrin Raynor-Evans. Exploring Astronomy and Space Through Philately
The aim of the presentation is to provide the audience with an introduction on the topic of astronomy and space celebrated through philately including the world's first astronomy stamps, the global spread of astronomy on stamps and astronomy/space discoveries and achievements that have appeared on philatelic material.
All you need to do to attend the latest event is email and ask to be registered.
YOU WILL BE SENT A LINK TO THE PRESENTATION ONE HOUR BEFORE THE EVENT.
The event will last for approximately one hour, including an opportunity for you to ask questions.
This Zoom event is accessible on most devices including smartphones, tablets (like iPads), and laptop and desktop computers.
You do not need a computer camera to take part in this event – if you wish, simply choose to join without video when Zoom opens. Nor do you need a Zoom account.
For more information on how to use Zoom, including video tutorials about how to join a meeting, click here.