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Public Lecture Series--The Great War: Its End and Effects

Christ Church Cathedral and the McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics, and Public Life are proud to sponsor the public lecture series, The Great War: Its End and Effects.

Lectures are being held every Tuesday from 4.30pm to 6.00pm during the 2019 Hilary Term at the Sir Michael Drummett Lecture Theatre at Christ Church.


Each lecture is being recorded and will be uploaded to YouTube:

Available Lectures:

Gary Sheffield, Professor of War Studies, University of Wolverhampton: “Victory in 1918: Should we Celebrate it?”

Margaret MacMillan, Warden of St Antony’s College, Oxford: “How far did the Versailles Treaty make Peace?”

Mark Chapman, Professor of the History of Modern Theology, Oxford: "The Impact of the Great War on the Christian Religion"

Martin Ceadel, Professor of Politics, New College, Oxford: "The Inter-war Peace Movements"

Annika Mombauer, Professor of Modern European History, Open University: “Changing German Views of the Great War”

Hew Strachan, Professor of International Relations, University of St Andrews: “Changing British Views of the Great War”

Rob Johnson, Senior Research Fellow, Pembroke College, Oxford: “The War in the Middle East”

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”


Tuesday, 22 January 2019 - 4:15pm