Monthly Archives: February 2015

February 1915: Parliament and the Tub Thumpers; political debates in college

The Somerville Parliament invited to debate with Balliol’s Arnold Society in 1912 Debating, and particularly the discussion of political issues, had long been popular in Somerville. A women’s debating society was founded in 1882 and became the United Halls Debating Society (later the … Continue reading

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