The Substance and the Shadows: Reflections on British-Greek relations over two centuries

Sir Michael Llewellyn-Smith KCVO, CMG
Historian and Former British Ambassador to Greece

Reflecting on the British-Greek relationship since the time of independence, with its highs and lows, its particular charged quality, and its changes over time, Sir Michael Llewellyn-Smith will comment on the idea of Greece for the British governing class, the relevance of the classical tradition, the role of the Greek crown, and on some of the key personalities from Byron onwards, through Gladstone to Lloyd George, Venizelos and Churchill.

Tuesday 11 March 2014, 6.15pm

Windsor Building Auditorium
Royal Holloway, University of London
Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX

All welcome, admission free
The lecture will be followed by a reception

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