Antonian event in Washington DC | Sunday 11 June

Antonian event in Washington DC | Sunday 11 June

On 11 June, Professor Charles King (MPhil Russian and Eurasian Studies 1990 and DPhil Politics 1992) will talk about his book Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century.

The details are as follows:

- Noon – 12.30pm: Arrival + drink

- 12.30pm – 1.15pm: Talk + Q&A by Professor Charles King

- 1.15pm – 1.30pm: College update by the Warden

- 1.30pm – 3.00pm: Lunch

- Dress code: Business

- Venue: Army and Navy Club (901 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20006)

- The cost for lunch is $60 per person

- Guests are welcome to join

Charles King is currently Professor of International Affairs and Government at Georgetown University, where he has served as chair of both the Department of Government and the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. He will be discussing his book, the New York Times-bestselling Gods of the Upper Air, which received the Francis Parkman Prize and the Anisfield-Wolf Award and was shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times History Prize, and the British Academy’s Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding. His other books include Odessa, winner of a National Jewish Book Award, and Midnight at the Pera Palace. He lectures widely on international affairs and has worked with major broadcast media such as CNN, National Public Radio, the BBC, the History Channel, and MTV. King’s articles and commentary have been published in magazines and newspapers such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Republic, Foreign Affairs, and The Times Literary Supplement, as well as in leading academic journals.

Please note that the deadline for booking is Tuesday 6 June.

The price includes a non-refundable transaction fee, which covers the cost of processing your booking.  Any modest surplus incurred would be directed to the College’s Greatest Need Fund.

Please read the College’s Code of Conduct, and confirm, by checking the relevant tick box in the booking form, that you have read and will abide by the Code.