British academy

CONFERENCE

Imperialism Ancient and Modern

Friday 29 October 2004, 10.00am-5.30pm
The British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1

Chairman: Sir Michael Howard FBA


PROGRAMME

Morning

10.00

Registration and coffee

10.30

Introduction
Sir Michael Howard FBA, formerly Regius Professor of Modern History, University of Oxford

11.00

'Is there an American Empire'
Dr Edward Luttwak, Senior Fellow in Preventive Diplomacy, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Washington DC

12.00

Discussion

Afternoon

1.00

Lunch

2.00

Empires of the Ancient World
Professor Greg Woolf, Professor of Ancient History, St Andrews University

2.45

Discussion

3.15

Tea

3.45

Empires of the Modern World
Professor Dominic Lieven, Professor of Russian Politics, London School of Economics and Political Science

4.30

Discussion

5.00

Concluding remarks and general discussion