Exonians enjoy War and Peace symposium
Alumni, Fellows and students gathered at Exeter College on 7 November for a symposium on the theme of War and Peace. The symposium was the first in a series to celebrate the start of Exeter’s eighth century.
Guest speakers included Lieutenant Colonel Charles Messenger (1962, Modern History) and General Sir Richard Shirreff KCB CBE (1974, Modern History).
As well as lectures and discussion sessions, guests were able to attend a concert in Exeter College Chapel in the evening.
The full programme of events is shown below. To listen to the audio podcast of a lecture click on the lecture title.
Mired in Controversy: 100 Years of Public Perceptions of The Great War (podcast includes opening remarks from Rector Trainor)
Lieutenant Colonel Charles Messenger (1962, Modern History)
General Sir Richard Shirreff KCB CBE (1974, Modern History)
Sir Ronald Cohen (1964, PPE)
Governor Dick Celeste (1960, History)
Professor Jane Hiddleston, Fellow in French
An Evolving Perspective on Military Service (podcast not available)
Stephen Beaton, Holaday Scholar from the US Air Force Academy
Reverend Andrew Allen, Chaplain of Exeter College
Concert in the Chapel – Rutter Requiem (podcast not available)