Gorbachev, Reagan and Thatcher and the end of the Cold War

Reagan Thatcher Gorbachev

Gorbachev, Reagan and Thatcher and the end of the Cold War

Friday, 20 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Professor Archie Brown (St Antony's)
Professor Roy Allison (St Antony's)


Professor Archie Brown, CMG, FBA, is Emeritus Professor of Politics, University of Oxford, and Emeritus Fellow of St Antony’s College.

After a brief summary by Professor Brown of the arguments of his recent book, The Human Factor: Gorbachev, Reagan, and Thatcher, and the End of the Cold War, most of the hour-long webinar will be devoted to Q. & A.

About the speaker: Archie Brown came to St Antony’s as a Fellow in 1971 after teaching at Glasgow University and studying at LSE (and a year at Moscow State University). He has been a Fellow of the British Academy since 1991 and an International Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 2003. In addition to The Human Factor (2020), his books include The Gorbachev Factor (1996), Seven Years that Changed the World (2007), The Rise and Fall of Communism (2009) and The Myth of the Strong Leader: Political Leadership in the Modern Age (2014; paperback, with updating new Foreword, 2018)

Blackwell’s: https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/product/The-Human-Factor-by-Archie-Brown-author/9780198748700

OUP: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-human-factor-9780198748700?lang=en&cc=gb

Amazon: https://amzn.to/3jY3XCr

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