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Lessons from the Past: how to learn and not learn from history

Hosted by LSE Festival: Shape the World

Shaw Library, 6th Floor, Old Building

Speakers

Professor Michael Cox

Professor Michael Cox

Professor Matthew Jones

Professor Matthew Jones

Professor Anita Prazmowska

Professor Anita Prazmowska

Professor David Stevenson

Professor David Stevenson

Chair

Dr Dina Gusejnova

Dr Dina Gusejnova

How can history be used in making judgements about the present? We will be looking at the First World War, the History of Poland, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the End of the Cold War for answers.

Michael Cox is Director of LSE IDEAS and Emeritus Professor of International Relations at LSE.

Matthew Jones is Professor of International History and Head of the Department of International History at LSE.

Anita Prazmowska is Professor of International History and Deputy Head of Department of International History at LSE.

David Stevenson is Stevenson Professor of International History at LSE.

Dina Gusejnova is Assistant Professor of International History at LSE.

Twitter hashtags for this event: #LSEFestival #ShapetheWorld

This event is part of the LSE Festival: Shape the World running from Monday 2 to Saturday 7 March 2020, with a series of events exploring how social science can make the world a better place.

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