Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman

Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman

Emeritus Professor of War Studies

Professor of War Studies at King’s College London since 1982, and Vice-Principal since 2003.  Sir Lawrence was educated at Whitley Bay Grammar School and the Universities of Manchester, York and Oxford. Before joining King’s, he held research appointments at Nuffield College Oxford, IISS and the Royal Institute of International Affairs. Elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1995 and awarded the CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in 1996, Sir Lawrence was appointed Official Historian of the Falklands Campaign in 1997.

Professor Sir Lawrence was awarded the KCMG (Knight Commander of St Michael and St George) in 2003 and was appointed in June 2009 to serve as a member of the official inquiry into Britain and the 2003 Iraq War.


IDEvent NameDurationStart Date
Learning the lessons of war: from the Great War to Iraq2 HoursNovember 11, 2018