Why Do Humans Make War?

Tuesday 1st June 2021 - 15:00

Rolling the Iron Dice - Why Do Humans Make War?
Speaker: Professor Margaret MacMillan
British Pugwash Lecture, Hay Festival Online
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Margaret MacMillanThis year's British Pugwash Lecture at the Hay Festival of Literature and Arts will be given by the historian Professor Margaret MacMillan (bio here).

The talk is about modern war, its causes, nature and impact, and the continuing search for peace. The session will be chaired and introduced by the broadcaster and journalist Nik Gowing.

Professor MacMillan will draw on her latest book 'War: How Conflict Shaped Us', which examines the historical, cultural and ideological aspects of military conflict, asking probing questions about how integral war is to the human condition.

Free: booking essential - Please book in advance
Category:Peace and international relations
Type:Talk or discussion
Contact: British Pugwash Group