EVENT: UCL – Mishcon Lecture 2013: Are we beyond the help of history?

Posted October 17th, 2013 in Forthcoming events by sally

“‘Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it’, wrote Santayana at the dawn of the twentieth century. And indeed, throughout history, politicians and policy-makers have — more or less self-consciously — turned to the lessons of their nation’s past to shape their judgement and inform their decision making. I shall be asking the question, ‘Is this a strategy which can be followed today?’ when the boundaries of nationhood are giving way to global histories and narratives in which forgetting is as important as remembering.”

Date: Tuesday 19th November 2013, 6.00-8.15pm

Location: UCL Cruciform Lecture Theatre, UCL Main Campus, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT

Charge: Free

More information can be found here.