The Perse School

Anniversary lecture – Prof David Reynolds

Date: 2 Dec 2015
Location: Upper school
Price: Free, but ticket required

Making Peace with the Great War. Centenary Reflections

400th Anniversary Community Lecture in association with the Cambridge News

David Reynolds is Professor of International History and a Fellow of Christ’s College. He studied at Cambridge and Harvard Universities and has been a regular visitor to the United States since first going there as a graduate student in 1973. Since October 2013 he has been Chairman of the Faculty of History.

He is the author of eleven books, and three edited or co-edited volumes. His most recent book is The Long Shadow – on the legacies of the Great War for the 20th century – about which he talks on the youtube clip above. This was awarded the 2014 Hessell-Tiltman Prize. He has also written and presented nine historical documentaries for BBC TV, ranging across the international history of the 20th century, as well as the award-winning BBC Radio 4 series America, Empire of Liberty.

Tickets are free but must be booked in advance from our box office.

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