The Annual ODA Lecture November 2020

19th November 2020 

This year’s ODA Annual Lecture will be given through the medium of Zoom on the evening of:  Thursday 19 November at 7.00 pm

Dr John Alban, Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medieval History in the School of History, University of East Anglia, will lecture on: 

‘Swansea’s Air Raids’

John is a former pupil of Dynevor (Year of 1958) and was County Archivist of Norfolk from 1997 to 2013.   During his tenure as Swansea City Archivist from 1974 to 1997, he carried out extensive research on Swansea’s Three Nights’ Blitz of February 1941, based on the Luftwaffe records at the Bundesarchiv-Militärchiv in Freiburg, as well as on sources in the Public Record Office (now The National Archives) at Kew and in the former Swansea City Archives Office.   His book, The Three Nights Blitz. Select Contemporary Reports relating to Swansea’s Air Raids of February 1941, originally published in 1994, was republished by the West Glamorgan Archive Service in February 2020.

We very much hope you will be able to support this new format for the Annual Lecture, made necessary by the current pandemic, by joining us on 19 November.

Important! Please note the following:

To attend the lecture, please apply by email, not later than Friday 13 November, to:

The ODA’s Zoom licence allows an audience of not more than 100 to attend this lecture.

On receipt of your email, if the audience capacity has not been exceeded, you will be sent an email invitation containing a link to the lecture on the night of Thursday 19 November.

With thanks in anticipation of your support, ODA Committee