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How war and conflict shaped human society in Britain, Germany and Europe

A lecture by Professor Margaret MacMillan

Margaret MacMillan is Professor of History at the University of Toronto and Emeritus Professor of International History at the University of Oxford. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Honorary Fellow of Trinity College, University of Toronto, and Honorary Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, St Hilda’s College and St Antony’s College at the University of Oxford. Margaret is also a Trustee of the Central European University in Budapest and the Imperial War Museum and sits on the editorial boards of International History and First World War Studies.

Her published works include The War that Ended Peace (2014), a New York Times Notable Book; The Uses and Abuses of History (2008); and the international bestsellers Seize the Hour: When Nixon Met Mao (2006) and Peacemakers: The Paris Conference 1919 and its Attempt to End the War (2001), which won the 2002 Samuel Johnson Prize, the 2002 PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize, and the 2001 Duff Cooper Prize and was a New York Times Editors’ Choice.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions after the lecture.

The BGA is delighted to be co-hosting this event with the German Historical Institute London.