Michael Wood on The Excitement of History

Date and time

28 Nov 2016 17:00 to 19:00


Pichette Auditorium, Pembroke College, OX1 1DW

At this lecture Professor Michael Wood will speak on 'The Excitement of History: Making History Programmes on TV'

The event will take place on 28th Nov at 5pm in the Pichette Auditorium, Pembroke College.

With clips from over thirty years of making history documentaries, historian and film maker Michael Wood talks about some of the different ways of looking at history for popular audiences, including New World, Chinese and Indian history.

This event will begin at 5pm, and will be followed by your questions and a drinks reception.

This event is free and open to all. Registration is required. Please register via Eventbrite.

Michael Wood is an English historian and broadcaster who has presented television documentary series such as Great Railway Journeys, In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great, and The Story of China. He has also published numerous works on Dark Age history, including In Search of the Dark Ages and The Domesday Quest. In 2013 he was appointed Professor of Public History at the University of Manchester.