The Value-Added of Political Life-Writing: Ernest Bevin (1881-1951) | University of Oxford

The Value-Added of Political Life-Writing: Ernest Bevin (1881-1951)

Professor Anne Deighton
17:30 - 19:00
Wolfson College
Linton Road
Oxford
OX2 6UD
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Anne Deighton is a fellow of Wolfson College, and Professor of European International Politics in the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford. Professor Deighton will speak about her latest research project, a political biography of Ernest Bevin, who was British Foreign Secretary in the 1940s and a central figure in the creation of many of the international institutions which shape our world today. Her talk is called ‘The Value-Added of Political Life-Writing: Ernest Bevin (1881-1951)’. Professor Deighton is a renowned historian who has published important works on themes ranging from the contemporary history and political integration of Europe, European security institutions, the genesis of human rights issues, and the use, and abuse, of military force in the contemporary world.