Neil MacGregor

Neil MacGregor

Neil MacGregor
Mon 3 Nov 2014: 6:00pm

On the 3rd of November, Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, author, broadcaster, scholar and public intellectual came to St Peter’s and addressed a crowd of about 450 people – mostly in the Chapel but with an overflow in the Latner building – complete with video link.

The talk, based on the Radio 4 series and British Museum Exhibition 'Germany: Memories of a Nation' can be watched below:

Photos from the event can be seen on the St Peter's Flickr. The Master has written about the event on his blog.

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Further Information

Neil MacGregor OM has been Director of the British Museum since 2002. He has brought the collections to the widest possible public, not least through the hugely popular BBC series and book ‘A History of the World in 100 Objects’. Neil was an undergraduate at New College, Oxford, and began his career as a lawyer in Scotland. He was Director of the National Gallery before taking up his position at the British Museum. He was appointed to the Order of Merit in 2010 by The Queen.

This autumn, BBC Radio 4 and the British Museum will embark on a new partnership to explore the fascinating and complex history of Germany from the origins of the Holy Roman Empire right up to the present day in a 30-part radio series. The British Museum will also present a major exhibition on this theme.