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The Great War: Its End and Effects

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 - 4:30am to Tuesday, 5 March 2019 - 6:00am

Christ Church Cathedral and the McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics, and Public Life welcome you to attend a series of free public lectures: The Great War: Its End and Effects.

Lectures will be held on Tuesdays from 4.30 to 6.00pm throughout Hilary Term at the Sir Michael Drummett Lecture Theatre at Christ Church.

Please see the attached posted for further details, here.

Videos of each lecture will be posted in due course.

The lecture series programme is as follows:

January 15: Gary Sheffield, Professor of War Studies, University of Wolverhampton:

                              “Victory in 1918: Should we Celebrate it?”

January 22: Margaret MacMillan, Warden of St Antony’s College, Oxford: 

                              “How far did the Versailles Treaty make Peace?”

January 29: Mark Chapman, Professor of the History of Modern Theology, Oxford: 

                              “The Impact of the Great War on the Christian Religion”

February 5: Martin Ceadel, Professor of Politics, New College, Oxford:

                              “The Inter-war Peace Movements”

February 12: Annika Mombauer, Professor of Modern European History, Open University:

                              “Changing German Views of the Great War”

February 19: Hew Strachan, Professor of International Relations, University of St Andrews:

                              “Changing British Views of the Great War”

February 26: Rob Johnson, Senior Research Fellow, Pembroke College, Oxford:

                              “The War in the Middle East”

March 5: Ali Allawi, former Iraqi Minister of Defence and of Finance:

                              “The McMahon Correspondence, the Sykes-Picot Agreement, and the Balfour Declaration: British policy on the Middle East”