The annual conference of the BACS History and Politics Group will take place on Friday 12 July at the UCL Institute of the Americas, 51 Gordon Square, London, WC1H OPQ, from 11.00 to 17.30, refreshments and lunch included.
Coffee/registration begins at 10.30 and the conference starts at 11.00am with a brief welcome followed by a keynote lecture on how historians have viewed Mackenzie King’s career to be given by Dr Hector Mackenzie, Senior Historian at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Ottawa. Other papers will discuss Mackenzie King’s private life, his Scottish ancestry, his trip to Asia in 1908-1909, his immigration policy and various aspects of his foreign and defence policies. The full programme can be accessed here.
Attendance is free of charge but registration is required.
When & Where
UCL - Institute of the Americas
co-ordinating teaching and research on the Western Hemisphere. Its
wide coverage of the Americas includes the United States and Latin
America, the Caribbean and Canada, offering an opportunity to acquire
in-depth and multi-disciplinary knowledge of the Americas that is
unique in Europe.