<< Back to events

Margaret MacMillan and Mike Martin

Why do we fight?

What is it about humans that makes us take up arms against each other, when we know the risks it can bring? Join a fascinating exploration of humanity’s complex relationship with war and conflict, and the factors that drive us to participate in it. Margaret MacMillan is one of the most acclaimed modern historians in the world. She is Professor of History at the University of Toronto, emeritus Professor of International History at St. Antony's College, University of Oxford, was last year’s Reith lecturer and is the author of many highly praised books including her latest: War: How Conflict Shapes Us. Joining Margaret will be Mike Martin, former British Army Officer, Visiting War Studies Fellow at King’s College London and author of Why We Fight. Talking to Julia Wheeler.

Because of Covid restrictions, books purchased with your ticket will include a book plate signed by the author.

This event is available to view from 9am on 13th March and can be viewed until 11pm on 19th March.

Event Category:

Adults

Event Type:

Online

Event details:

Start date: 13 Mar 2021 - End date: 19 Mar 2021
Start time: 09:00 am

Ticket price:

Online event price: £8.00
Online event price inc. signed and discounted book (War): £28.20
Online event price inc. signed and discounted book (Why We Fight): £24.20

BOOK NOW
Budleigh virtual Web authors Childrens 220x250 M4

Watch Online Event Here

To watch this event, please put in the access code which came with your ticket confirmation which you will have received from Ticketsource by email. Struggling to find it? Please check your junk folder.