“In the Shadow of the Gods. The Emperor in World History” (video discussion with Dominic Lieven on his latest book)

Dominic Lieven, Historian and Honorary Fellow, Trinity College
Dominic Lieven, Historian and Honorary Fellow, Trinity College

3 Sep 2021: “In the Shadow of the Gods. The Emperor in World History” Professor Dominic Lieven on his latest book

All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome

On Friday 3 September 2021 at 7:15pm (Tokyo time), 11:15am (London/Cambridge time) Professor Dominic Lieven, Historian and Honorary Fellow of Trinity, has very kindly agreed to join us for a video discussion on his new book on emperors.

Prior registration required until Thursday 2 September 2021, please register using the feedback form at the bottom of this page. All Trinity members, Fellows, students, alumni are very welcome – if you join Trinity in Japan for the first time, please briefly introduce yourself and your connection to Trinity. There is no fee.

Anonymous registrations are not accepted.

We will upload the recording to the Trinity in Japan Youtube Channel – by participating you agree to the upload of the recording to websites and social media:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_I77ZuU_ce8ZKVdAysPWkA?sub_confirmation=1

The meeting will be on ZOOM on Friday 3 September 2021 as follows (we will have no in-person meeting this time):

  • 7pm (Tokyo time)- event starts
  • 7:15pm – 8:15pm video discussion with Professor Dominic Lieven about his new book “In the Shadow of the Gods. The Emperor in World History”.
  • 8:15pm – follow-on discussions

If you have questions for the discussion with Professor Lieven, the best will be if you could send me questions before hand by email, so I can moderate the discussion, or during the zoom discussion in the chat box.

Professor Dominic Lieven, Trinity Honorary Fellow and Emeritus Fellow

Professor Dominic Lieven’s most recent book Towards the Flame: Empire, War and the End of Tsarist Russia was selected as FINANCIAL TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2015, and was awarded the Pushkin House Prize – watch interviews with Professor Dominic Lieven here.

Professor Lieven’s recent book “Russia against Napoleon. The Battle for Europe, 1807 to 1814“, won the Wolfson History Prize and the Annual Prize of the Fondation Napoléon.

Here are some more of Professor Dominic Lieven’s works

Registration and enquiries:

All Trinity members, Fellows and students globally are very welcome to pre-register, and I will send a registration link if there are still places available.

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