May 2014 archive

CHOTS Away Day: The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, 9 May 2014

It was in the mid-sixteenth century when the Royal Navy first used the riparian areas surrounding the River Medway for the construction, repair and storage of its ships, with the first warship, the Sunne, launched in 1586. From that time until now the dockyard on the Chatham shore has been in near-constant use building ships …

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Wunderkammer: summer programme for the CHOTS reading group

Wunderkammer is a history of science reading group run by the Centre for the History of the Sciences. For those who don’t already know, it is held fortnightly during term time, usually on odd weeks. We meet in the back room of the Unicorn Pub on St Dunstan’s at 17:30. Here is the programme for …

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