The Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust and The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) are pleased to announce a roundtable conversation with world renowned art historian Simon Schama as part of his Humanitas Visiting Professorship in Historiography 2015-2016. Simon Schama will be joined by Craig Clunas (Professor of the History of Art, University of Oxford) and Margaret MacMillan (Professor of International History, University of Oxford).
Simon Schama is a Professor of Art History and History at Columbia University. He has taught history and art history at Cambridge, Oxford and Harvard. His books have been translated into fifteen languages and have won the Wolfson History Prize, the W.H Smith Prize for Literature, the National Academy of Arts and Letters Award for Literature, and the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Non-Fiction. They include Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution; Landscape and Memory; Rembrandt's Eyes; the History of Britain trilogy; Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution; The American Future, and The Story of the Jews. His widely acclaimed historical documentaries for the BBC and PBS have included A History of Britain, The Power of Art, and most recently, The Face of Britain: The Nation through its Portraits.
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