The Psychological Legacy of 1945

with Keith Lowe
11:40 - 12:40
£15 non-subscriber, £12 subscriber

The Second World War was perhaps the greatest collective trauma in the history of the world. In this lecture, Keith Lowe will explore the personal, communal and global mythologies we have constructed in order to make our memory of the war easier to face.

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Keith Lowe is the author of the international bestseller, Savage Continent: Europe in the Aftermath of World War II, which won the Hessell-Tiltman Prize in 2013 and Italy’s Cherasco History Prize in 2015. His latest book, The Fear and the Freedom, was published this  summer.

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