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The 2013 John W. Holmes Memorial Conference



The 2013 John W. Holmes Memorial Conference

Professor Margaret MacMillan
Warden, St. Antony's College, Oxford University

 “Does History Matter in International Relations?”

Thursday, September 12, 2013
5:30 p.m.
BMO Conference Centre
Glendon College, 2275 Bayview Ave. 

PROFESSOR Margaret MacMillan became the fifth Warden of St Antony’s College in July 2007. Prior to taking on the Wardenship, Professor MacMillan was Provost of Trinity College and professor of History at the University of Toronto. She was educated at the University of Toronto and at St. Hilda’s College., and St Antony’s College, Oxford   University. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a Senior Fellow of Massey College, University Toronto, a Trustee of the Rhodes Trust, and sits on the boards of the Mosaic Institute for the Study of Journalism, the Scholars Council of the Library of  Congress and the editorial boards of Global Affairs, International History and First World War Studies. In 2006, Professor MacMillan was invested as an Officer of the Order of Canada. Professor MacMillan’s publications include Women of the Raj as well as Peacemakers: the Paris Conference of 1919 and Its Attempt to Make Peace for which she won the Silver Medal for the Council on Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Book Award and the Governor-General’s prize for non-fiction in 2003 amongst others. She has subsequently written Canada’s House: Rideau Hall and the Invention of a Canadian Home, jointly with Marjorie Harris and Anne L. Desjardins; Nixon in China: The Week That Changed the World; and  Extraordinary Canadians: Stephen Leacock. Her most recent book is The Uses and Abuses of History.


Published on August 12, 2013