With a view to encouraging and informing reflection, the McDonald Centre in association with Christ Church Cathedral will stage the following series of public lectures during Hilary Term.
Jeremy Paxman, Great Britain’s Great War
Margaret MacMillan, Accident or Choice? The Outbreak of the First World War
Gary Sheffield, Victorious Donkeys? British Generals and Generalship of the First World War Reconsidered
Nigel Biggar, 1914–1918: Was Britain Right to Fight?
Matthew Grimley, The War and English Religion
Holger Afflerbach, “If you do not want to see God’s hand in everything, even in the most unbearable, you are lost.” Experiencing the First World War Alongside Kaiser Wilhelm II