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Centre for Geopolitics

Providing historically-grounded solutions to enduring geopolitical problems

Part of the Institute for Historical Research Partnership Seminar Series "Applied history and contemporary geopolitics"

The five-part series is convened by the Engelsberg Applied History Programme; the Centre for Grand Strategy at King’s College London; the Centre for Geopolitics at the University of Cambridge; and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Historians. This online seminar series represents a unique opportunity for historians interested in applying historical insight to contemporary questions in international affairs.

Seminar 1: ‘Applied History at the Foreign Commonwealth, and Development Office: What we did in 2020’

Professor Patrick Salmon OBE, Chief Historian, FCDO

Gill Bennett OBE, Former Chief Historian, FCDO

Dr Richard Smith, Principal Historian, FCDO


Registration for the event is being handled by the Institute for Historical Research.

Thursday, 18 March, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:15
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