Event Details

Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 2:30 PM
Department of History
Research Seminar: Archives Alive: Historical Sources and the Historian, a conversation with Professor Margaret MacMillan


Message from Department of History Event Poster Archives Alive: Historical Sources and the Historian, a conversation with Professor Margaret MacMillan Speaker: Professor Margaret MacMillan (Warden of St Antony’s College Professor of International History at the University of Oxford) Professor Margaret MacMillan, author of History’s People: Personalities and the Past (2015), and numerous other books, will speak to research postgraduate students on the challenges, pleasures, and perils of embarking upon archival research using historical sources. Professor MacMillan will draw on her own experiences to offer postgraduates insights into the techniques of archival research and the different types of sources that exist, and that historians use. Students will have the opportunity to discuss their own research topics with Professor MacMillan. Interested students from all disciplines are welcome to attend. Professor MacMillan is the Warden of St Antony’s College, Professor of International History at the University of Oxford and a distinguished figure in the field of modern History. She is a pioneer whose work resonates powerfully with important themes and she was also the first woman to win the Samuel Johnson Prize. All interested are welcome. No registration required. Date/Time: Wednesday, 28/09/2016 14:30-16:00 Venue: Room 4.04, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, Language: English Charge This event is free of charge. For further information, please visit: http://www.history.hku.hk/news/2016-macmillan.html Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact Andy Leung by email at koaleung@hkucc.hku.hk

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