AFLSE Chicago: Lecture and Reception with LSE Professor David Stevenson
You are cordially invited to a book talk and reception in honor of David Stevenson, Professor of International History.
LSE Professor David Stevenson in Chicago
When: Thursday, September 15th, 2011 from 5:30 - 7:30pm
Where: Schopf & Weiss LLP, One South Wacker Drive, 28th Floor
Registration: Kindly RSVP here now for tickets ($5 AFLSE members; $15 nonmembers)
**Space for this event is limited.**
During the evening, Professor Stevenson will discuss his work at LSE, including his latest book, With Our Backs to the Wall: Victory and Defeat in 1918. There will also be an update on the School.
About Professor Stevenson Professor Stevenson's main fields of interests lie in international relations in Europe during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; origins, course, and impact of the First World War. His publications include 1914-1918: the History of the First World War (Penguin Press, 2004) also published by Basic Books (New York) as Cataclysm: the First World War as Political Tragedy; by Rizzoli (Milan) as La Grande Guerra: una Storia Globale, and by Patmos (Düsseldorf) as Der Grosse Krieg. He has also written Armaments and the Coming of War: Europe, 1904-1914 (Oxford University Press, 1996); The First World War and International Politics (Oxford University Press, 1988); and French War Aims against Germany, 1914-1919 (Oxford University Press, 1982. Professor Stevenson studied for his undergraduate degree at the University of Cambridge, where he also studied for his PhD. He joined the LSE as a Lecturer in 1982 and became a Professor in 1998. He has twice been Chair of the International History Department, and is currently Vice-Chair of the LSE Appointments Committee (chairing faculty search committees) and a School Governor. His latest book, With Our Backs to the Wall: Victory and Defeat in 1918 (2011), is published by Penguin Books in Britain and by Harvard University Press in the USA.
For questions or if you would like to become involved in helping to plan Chicago events, please email Margo Rocklin at: Chicago@aflse.org