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How Wars Start: The Outbreak of the First World War

  • George Ignatieff Theatre 11 Devonshire Place Toronto, ON Canada (map)

The Margaret MacMillan lecture in international relations.

Nationalism, imperialism, an arms race, fears, hatreds, human folly. There are so many explanations for the war yet its outbreak remains a mystery. This lecture looks at the reasons why war came in 1914 and draws lessons for today.

This event was made possible by the generosity of Peter & Melanie Munk.