Margaret MacMillan is a Canadian historian and professor at the University of Oxford where she is Warden of St. Antony’s College. She was the first woman to win the Samuel Johnson Prize with Peacemakers: The Paris Conference of 1919 and Its Attempt to End War (published in the United States as Paris, 1919: Six Months that Changed the World). An expert in history and international relations, she has been honoured with numerous Fellowships and honorary degrees and has served on many boards. Margaret contributes regularly to media, commenting on historical issues and current affairs.
REMARKABLE YEARS Turtle Bunbury ( 1847: A Chronicle of Genius, Generosity and Savagery) asks three other authors to select a year from the annals of history: Rick Stroud (Lonely Courage) on 1944, Rowan Somerville (Beat: The true story of a suicide bomb and a heart) on 2001, Margaret MacMillan (The New Year and the New […]
WAR AND PEACE: HAS EUROPE EVER RECOVERED FROM THE GREAT WAR? Professor Margaret MacMillan, Warden of St Antony’s College in Oxford, talks with Fintan O’Toole on history repeating itself. 2PM, June 11th The Granary, Borris House Talk included in Weekend and Day Ticket. Option to purchase individually below.
THE INFORMATION WAR: SECRETS & LIES IN PUTIN’S KREMLIN BBC reporter with frontline experience in Ukraine, Fergal Keane, and war historian Professor Margaret MacMillan discuss the use of alternative facts in international relations and politics. 6.30PM, June 10th The Chapel, Borris House Talk included in Weekend and Day Ticket. Purchase individually below. *Please Note that The […]