Storytelling and Politics: How History, Myths and Narratives Drive Our Decisions

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Mark Laity

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With Mark Laity, NATO

Shared myths, accepted legends, historical assumptions: storytelling has a huge influence on politics. How can we make rational decisions in the so called post-fact era, when we are so dominated by the narratives handed down to us? A lecture by Mark Laity, one of NATO's foremost experts and thinkers on communications and a former BBC Defence Correspondent.

Mark Laity is the Director of Communications at SHAPE, NATO's military headquarters. At a time when the influence of information and the internet on international security is rising, Mark is regarded as one of NATO's foremost experts and thinkers on communications, with extensive experience in conflict zones such as Afghanistan. Also, as a former BBC Defence Correspondent, he reported from the frontlines of many wars, and he is a sought-after speaker on the role of information in modern conflict. 

In association with the Political Studies Association. Part of the PSA and British Library Lecture Series 2018

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Name: Storytelling and Politics: How History, Myths and Narratives Drive Our Decisions
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
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Price: Full Price: £12.00
Member: £12.00
Senior 60+: £10.00
Student: £8.00
Registered Unemployed: £8.00
Under 18: £8.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546
boxoffice@bl.uk