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Historian to present lecture revisiting 1918


A leading historian is to present a guest lecture at the University of Wolverhampton revisiting the strategy and politics leading to 1918.

Professor David Stevenson, from the London School of Economics, will present the lecture on Wednesday 6 December 2017.

The event will take place in the Millennium City Building at the Wolverhampton Campus from 5.30pm to 7pm. 

Gary Sheffield, Professor of War Studies at the University of Wolverhampton, said: “Professor Stevenson is one of the world’s leading historians of the First World War. His lecture is titled ‘1918 Revisited: Strategy, Politics, and the Road to the Armistice' and is based on his cutting-edge research on how the war ended. We are delighted to welcome such a distinguished speaker to the University.”

This is the 12th lecture of the University of Wolverhampton/Western Front Association First World War Centenary Lecture Series. Supported by a grant from the WFA, the series is held at the University of Wolverhampton, is open to the public, and will run until 2018.

Professor David Stevenson’s latest book is titled 1917:War, Peace and Revolution (2017).

Admission is free; but people can register in advance by emailing: Dr Phylomena Badsey

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Date Issued: Wednesday, 29 November 2017

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