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October 2019

The Global Refugee Crisis: Emerging Trends and Challenges

October 22, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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$10 – $15

Dr. Sarah Deardorff Miller, Senior Fellow, Refugees International Dr. Miller will discuss the global refugee situation, including some of today’s largest displacement crises. She will consider why refugees are increasingly unwelcome and highlight how our local experience relates to the broader international system. Tuesday, October 22, 7:00 pm Members $10, Non-members $15

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Deborah Royce Book-signing

October 24, 6:30 pm8:30 pm
Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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Finding Mrs Ford book cover

Alease Fisher Tallman, Catherine Tompkins and Suzanne Frank invite members to celebrate Deborah Goodrich Royce and her acclaimed debut novel: Finding Mrs Ford. Thursday, October 24, 6:30 to 8:30 pm 6:30 pm ~ Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the lobby;  7:30 pm ~ Book signing and remarks in the barn;  Books will be available for purchase.  About the book: Mrs. Ford leads a privileged life. From her Blenheim spaniels to her cottage on the coast of Watch Hill, Rhode Island,…

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Coffee with the Archivist: Greenwich Reads Fahrenheit 451

October 25, 10:00 am11:00 am
Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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Free
Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury

In collaboration with the Greenwich Reads Together 2019 selection of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, join Archivist Christopher Shields as he highlights objects in our collection that relate our local history to the book’s major themes: life in the 1940s and 1950s, government surveillance, mental health and the importance of preservation. Participants will visit the Archives to see the objects and then take part in a book talk with coffee and tea in the café. Friday, October 25, 2019, 10:00 to…

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