Sir Hew Strachan to feature in 'First World War: the hundred years view' debate

Posted on on 28 September 2013
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The Barbican and Institute of Ideas are organising a debate focusing on the Centenary of the First World War, as part of their wider Battle of Ideas event.

The debate will take place on Sunday 20th October 2013 from 5:15pm - 6:15pm at the Barbican in London.

The debate will focus on issues such as education, whether such an event should be celebrated or commemorated, and controversies emerging in planning, such as who should be remembered.


Paul Lay - Editor of History Today

Kevin Rooney - Head of Social Science and Deputy Head, sixth form, Queens' School, Bushey; IoI Education Forum; founder, Fans for Freedom

Professor Sir Hew Strachan - Chichele Professor of the History of War, University of Oxford; member, UK National Committee for the Centenary of the First World War

The debate will be chaired by Lesley Katon - Creative Director, Pagefield


Tickets can only be purchased as part of the wider Battle of Ideas event, of which details can be found here.

To find out more about the debate, click here.

Images courtesy of the Battle of Ideas website

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News