The Ideas of War, 1914

21/05/2014, 19:15 - 20:30


This lecture will address how World War I became driven by ideologies very quickly after its outbreak despite the commonalities of culture and even religion in Europe before it.  Cardiff University’s Centre for Lifelong Learning is pleased to welcome Professor Sir Hew Strachan (All Souls College, University of Oxford) to deliver this lecture which is part of an exciting series from the Exploring the Past  FREE Lecture series offered in collaboration with the Historical Association.

Professor Sir Hew Strachan is Chichele professor of the history of war at Oxford University, director of its Changing Character of War programme, and author of The Politics of the British Army.

Google map

Lecture Theatre, Julian Hodge Building
Colum Drive
CF10 3EU

Contact us:


Advance booking for the public lecture is not essential and last minute attendees are most welcome. However if you definitely intend to come it would be helpful if you could register by clicking 'Book places' below.

Book places

Share this event

Save to your calendar

Save this event to your calendar of choice.

Exploring the Past Lecture Series