Upcoming historical lecture series at the Mattapoisett Library

Jul 17, 2017

Mattapoisett — Seth Mendell, president emeritus of the Mattapoisett Historical Society, is headlining an upcoming historical lecture series, entitled "The Inter-war Years (1918-1939): Witness the Rise Of Communism, Fascism, Nazism and Militaristic Japan" at the Mattapoisett Library. The lectures are sponsored by the Mattapoisett Historical Society and the Mattapoisett Free Public Library.

This series of six lectures will attempt to analyze the events of the period and the reactions of England, France, and the United States as the structure set up by the Paris Peace Conference and Treaty of Versailles crumbled, sending Europe and the world into another war.

The lectures will be held on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, beginning on August 15 and ending September 19. Email info@mattapoisetthistoricalsociety.org or call 508-758-2844 with any questions.

August 15: Seth Mendell’s The Inter-war Years (1918-1939) Lecture Series: The Paris Peace Conference, the Treaty of Versailles and the Weimar Republic (7:00 p.m. at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow Street, Mattapoisett).

August 22: Seth Mendell’s The Inter-war Years (1918-1939) Lecture Series: The Formation of the Nations of Eastern Europe and the Development Of the Soviet Union (7:00 p.m. at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow Street, Mattapoisett).

August 29: Seth Mendell’s The Inter-war Years (1918-1939) Lecture Series: England and the Commonwealth, France and Security and The Italian Fascist State (7:00 p.m. at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow Street, Mattapoisett).

September 5: Seth Mendell’s The Inter-war Years (1918-1939) Lecture Series: The United States – Isolation and Depression; The Rise of Nazi Germany (7:00 p.m. at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow Street, Mattapoisett).

September 12: Seth Mendell’s The Inter-war Years (1918-1939) Lecture Series: The Conflicts of the 1930’s: Japan’s Aggression in China; The Italo – Ethiopian War; the Spanish Civil War (7:00 p.m. at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow Street, Mattapoisett).

September 19: Seth Mendell’s The Inter-war Years (1918-1939) Lecture Series: The Approach of War – Nazi Aggression in Austria, Czechoslovakia and Poland (7 p.m. at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow Street, Mattapoisett).

 

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