Book Talks


Location: Lecture Theatre, St Cross College

Date: Select Tuesdays, from 26 April to 14 June 2022

Time: 18:00 - 19:00 (BST)

RSVP: Please register for which Book Talks you would like to attend at this form.

Please note, "Smashing Statues" with Prof Dan Hicks and Dr Erin Thompson begins at 17:00 and can be registered for at Eventbrite.

For any questions, please contact Stuart at 

Dress code: Daily wear (and gowns if booked for Hall)


Join the Master, Carole Souter, as she hosts College Fellows and members throughout Trinity Term to discuss their recently published books and papers. Each event will have a Q&A session before adjourning to Hall. 

Discussions will draw on our eminent community of senior members, and will provide a good opportunity for students and Fellows to interact now that College is returning to regular in-person events.

Book Talks:

Tuesday, 10 May: Prof Rana Mitter will be interviewing Prof James Pettifer and Miranda Vickers, authors of:

“Lakes and Empires in Macedonian History: Contesting the Waters” - Published 2022 | London: New York, NY: Bloomsbury Academic


Tuesday, 17 May: Prof Fernanda Pirie, author of:

“The Rule of Laws: A 4000-year Quest to Order the World” - Published 2021 | London: Profile Books Ltd


Tuesday, 24 May: Prof Dan Hicks will be interviewing Dr Erin L Thompson, author of:

“Smashing Statues: The Rise and Fall of America's Public Monuments” - Published 2022 | London: WW Norton & Co

Time: 17:00 - 19:00 (BST)

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Tuesday, 31 May: Dr Corneliu Bjola will be interviewing Ms Kristina Lunz, author of:

"Die Zukunft der Außenpolitik ist feministisch” (The future of foreign policy is feminist)" - Published February 2022 | Germany: Ullstein eBooks


Tuesday, 7 June: Graham Harding, author of:

"The establishment of champagne in Britain, 1860-1914" - Thesis submitted Trinity 2018 | University of Oxford


Tuesday, 14 June: Dr Francis Leneghan, author of:

“The Dynastic Drama of Beowulf” - Published 2020 | Cambridge: D.S. Brewer 


[Cancelled due to illness]: Prof Andrew Goudie, author of:

"Camel tracks: a history of exploration, warfare and policing in the modern imperial age" - Published 2021 | London: Society for Libyan Studies 


To attend one, or multiple, Book Talks, please fill out the form, indicating which evenings you would like to attend. In the event you register but cannot attend, than please contact Stuart at at the first instance.