“Democracy and Empire: War, Memory and Commemoration”

Mar. 7th, 12:45 pm

Delta Waterloo
110 Erb St, Waterloo, ON
(Silver Lake Ballroom A+B)


Join award-winning author and acclaimed military historian Professor Sir Hew Strachan, Chichele Professor of the History of War at All Souls College, Oxford, England. Strachan will be delivering the keynote address at the Tri-University Annual History Conference, which takes place on March 7 at the Delta Waterloo Hotel in Waterloo, ON. His talk will address an important avenue of his wider research which focuses on military history from the 18th century to date, including contemporary strategic studies, but with particular interest in the First World War and in the history of the British Army.

Strachan is a member of the Defence Academy Advisroy Board, the National Committee for the Centenary of the First World War, and the International Institute for Strategic Studies. He also serves as Specialist Advisor to the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy. His publications include, among others:  European armies and the conduct of war (London, 1983), The Politics of the British Army (Oxford, 1997), and Clausewitz’s On War: a Biography (London, 2007).

For more information on the career and research interests of Sir Hew Strachan, please click here.

For information on the Tri-University conference, including the official programme, please click here.