Victor Sebestyen at Buckingham Literary Festival

Victor Sebestyen at Buckingham Literary Festival
  • The Radcliffe Centre, The University of Buckingham, Church Street, Buckingham, MK18 1EG
    The Radcliffe Centre
    The University of Buckingham Church Street , Buckingham MK18 1EG UNITED KINGDOM
  • 01/07/2016 16:00 - 01/07/2016 17:00


'Are We Fighting Cold War Two?'. Author of 1946, Victor Sebestyen, will discuss the origins and legacy of the Cold War to explore how the lives of generations of people across continents were shaped by the events of 1946.

Victor Sebestyen was born in Budapest and was an infant when his family left Hungary as refugees. As a journalist, he was worked on numerous British newspapers, including The Times and the Daily Mail. He reported widely from Eastern Europe when Communism collapsed in 1989 and covered the war in former Yugoslavia. At the London Evening Standard he was foreign editor, media editor and chief leader writer. He is the author of the acclaimed Twelve Days, which documents the 1956 Hungarian Uprising, Revolution 1989, an account of the fall of the Soviet empire, and 1946: The Making of the Modern World.