Forgetting the Past

Wednesday 3 November 2021

14:00 and 18:00

Michael Sewell

Why do we forget things in the past?  Why do nations and localities deliberately miss out aspects in their past?  Through the lens of the Anglo-Dutch War we will examine a few reasons and examples of how the War has been forgotten in England but also in Colchester.  Can we then apply these same reasons to other histories that have been left out?