Forelæsning med Antony Beevor

2017.08.17 | Anja Elley

Date Wed 27 Sep
Time 13:15 15:00
Location Aarhus Universitet, Nobelparken, Bygning 1481, lokale 341

The research program in History at Aarhus University is extremely pleased to host a lecture by Antony Beevor, author of several best-selling books on important chapters of modern history, including the books Stalingrad and Berlin – The Downfall 1945. Of his most recent books, Ardennes 1944, one reviewer noted:

Antony Beevor, one of the finest narrative military historians now writing, is a master of revealing vignettes. . Beevor captures the micro-events of battle brilliantly, the ambushes and firefights, the horrors of tanks swerving over foxholes to bury their inhabitants alive, tales of psychological collapse and superhuman courage. . . What makes Ardennes 1944 so effective, however, is not just the vividness of the prose, the clarity of the author’s presentation of tactical events, or his skill at evoking through description and careful quotation the look and even the smell of the battlefield, Beevor also does a brilliant job at weaving together the grand operational and tactical narratives.’ (Eliot A. Cohen in The New York Times)

Antony Beevor has agreed to share some of his ideas and experiences of combining serious research and successful writing in works of history.

The lecture is primarily for students of history.

Attendance will be free of charge, but strictly limited to 50 participants, based on a first come-first served principle. Please register via this link https://auws.au.dk/Forelaesning_med_Anthony_Beevor

 

The lecture will be on Wednesday the 27th of September 2017 at 1.15 till 3 p.m., in building 1481, room 341.

Historie og Klassiske Studier