The Meaning of The Great War

    Margaret MacMillan, History, University of Toronto; Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting Professor
    Woodward Instructional Resource Centre Lecture Hall 2, UBC

    Saturday, October 14, 8:15-9:30 pm
    The Vancouver Institute Lectures
  • Margaret MacMillan

    Dr. MacMillan is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a Senior Fellow of Massey College, University of Toronto and sits on the boards of the Mosaic Institute, the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and the editorial boards of International History and First World War Studies. She also sits on the Advisory Board Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation and is a Trustee of the Rhodes Trust. Dr. MacMillan has honorary degrees from the University of King’s College, the Royal Military College, Ryerson University, Toronto, the University of Western Ontario and Huron University College of the University of Western Ontario. Her books include Women of the Raj (1988, 2007); Paris 1919: Six Months that Changed the World (2001), for which she was the first woman to win the Samuel Johnson prize, the Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History, the Silver Medal for the Council on Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Book Award and the Governor-General’s prize for non-fiction in 2003 and was a New York Times Editor’s Choice in 2002. She also wrote Nixon in China: Six Days that Changed World (2007); The Uses and Abuses of History; The War That Ended Peace (2013). Her most recent book is History’s People, published in February 2016. She comments frequently in the media on historical issues and current affairs.

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October 14th, 2017 from  8:15 PM to  9:30 PM
Lecture Hall No. 2
2194 Health Sciences Mall
Woodward Instructional Resources Centre
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
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