18 January 2017
Venue: Arts Two Lecture Theatre, Arts Two Building, QMUL
Two days before the inauguration of president-elect Donald Trump, the Public History Unit welcomes Professor Andrew Preston for an assessment of the presidency of Barack Obama. Professor of American History at Clare College, Cambridge, Preston has written widely on the history of U.S. foreign policy. His research integrates both domestic and international themes, his critically acclaimed Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy (2012) was a major study on the impact of religion on American foreign policy.