Norman Davies is an English historian of Welsh descent, known for his excellent publications on the history of Europe and the British Isles. He is the author of the prize-winning history of Poland, God’s Playground (1981) and the Number One best-seller in Britain, Europe: A History (1996). Professor Davies has been awarded the CMG in 2001 for ‘services to history’, and has collected several Polish distinctions including the Order of Merit. From 2000 – 2006 he was a Supernumerary Fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford. In the academic year 2006-2007 Professor Davies has been a Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge and in the following year a Visiting Fellow at Peterhouse, Cambridge. Currently he lives and works in Oxford.
Norman Davies will present a lecture entitled: Warsaw: a multinational capital city.