Device is incompatible to play the video
Monday, 8 December 2014, 6:00PM
Museum of London

The Long Shadow: The Great War and International Memory, 1914-2014

Professor David Reynolds FBA

1914-18 casts a long shadow across the 20th century. This lecture explores some of the ways it has been remembered and memorialised, arguing that each country has its own Great War and that British memory is especially distinctive - still shaping attitudes to continental Europe in our day.

professor-david-reynolds-fba

Professor of International History at Cambridge University and a Fellow of Christ’s College. Winner of the Wolfson Prize for History and a Fellow of the British Academy, he is the author of ten books, including In Command of History: Churchill Fighting and Writing the Second World War (2004) and America, Empire of Liberty: A New History (2009), which accompanied his award-winning series on BBC Radio 4.  He has also made eight historical documentaries for BBC television – several of them about premiers and presidents including Churchill, Attlee, Kennedy, Nixon and Reagan. He is a member of the History & Policy editorial advisory group.

 

Read More
Read Less

Transcript

8 December 2014

The Long Shadow: The Great War and International Memory, 1914-2014
Professor David Reynolds FBA

View PDF
Print
Related Future Lectures
Related Past Lectures
WATCHED
Part of a series

Everyone Expects the Spanish Inquisition: The Making of Spain’s 'Black Legend'

Professor Alec Ryrie FBA
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Human Traffic: Race and Post-War Migration Policy

David Olusoga OBE
Tuesday, 1 October 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

1667 and The Royal Society: A Manifesto for the Future

Dr Patricia Fara
Tuesday, 8 October 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED

Sir Joseph Bazalgette (1819-1891) And the Cleansing of the Victorian Metropolis

Dr Stephen Halliday
Wednesday, 9 October 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Slavery, Memory and Reparations

Olivette Otele
Monday, 14 October 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Black Tudors: Three Untold Stories

Dr Miranda Kaufmann
Thursday, 17 October 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

James I: The Court at Play

Professor Simon Thurley CBE
Wednesday, 18 September 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Weimar Republic: Germany's First Democracy

Professor Sir Richard Evans FBA
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Sir Thomas Gresham 1519–2019

Dr John Guy
Thursday, 13 June 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Treaty of Versailles: A Hundred Years Later

Professor Margaret MacMillan
Tuesday, 4 June 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Aristotle's Lyceum

Professor Edith Hall
Thursday, 30 May 2019 - 1:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Cockney Romantics: John Keats and his Friends

Professor Sir Jonathan Bate CBE FBA
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED

Summit Diplomacy: Some Lessons from History for 21st Century Leaders

Professor David Reynolds FBA
Tuesday, 4 June 2013 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

War, Health and Medicine

Professor Mark Harrison
Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Politics and the First World War

Professor Sir Richard Evans FBA
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Military History of the First World War: An Overview and Analysis


Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914

Christopher Clark
Monday, 29 September 2014 - 6:00PM