Lecture by Professor Margaret MACMILLAN: "How Wars Start: the Outbreak of World War One"


Tuesday 01.10.13
17:30 to 19:00


Auditorium A2
Natolin (Warsaw) Campus
ul. Nowoursynowska 84
PL-02/797 Warszawa

On 1 October 2013, Professor Margaret MACMILLAN, Warden of St. Antony's College Oxford, gave a lecture at Natolin as part of the EP Geremek European Civilization Chair lecture series. The lecture was entitled "How Wars Start: the Outbreak of World War One". Professor MACMILLAN spoke about international relations and diplomacy in the early twentieth century.


Professor Margaret MACMILLAN studied at the University of Toronto and at St Antony's College, Oxford University. She taught at Trinity College and at the University of Toronto, before becoming the fifth warden of St. Antony’s College. Among her notable publications are "Peacemakers: The Paris Peace Conference of 1919 and Its Attempt to End War" and "The Uses and Abuses of History". Professor MACMILLAN’s new book named "The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914", on the same subject of the Geremek lecture, released on 19 October 2013.