The Chalke Valley History Festival – 28 June 2015
Award-winning historian Amanda Foreman looks at the influence of women through the centuries. From Empress Wu Zeitan to Margaret Thatcher, she will explore their role from the Palaeolithic era to Britain today, revealing their extraordinary and often overlooked impact in the forging of the modern world.


The History of Parliament – 19 June 2013
‘How To Make Friends and Corrupt People: The Confederate Infiltration of Parliament during the American Civil War, 1861-1865’

The Sydney Institute – 30 April 2013
Amanda Foreman delivers a speech on the leadership lessons of Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire, Spartacus, Lenin, General Sir John Monash, and Lewis “Chesty” Puller at the Sydney Institute’s Annual Dinner in Sydney, Australia.


The New York Society Library – 30 November 2011                                                                                                                                                                Acclaimed historian Amanda Foreman follows the phenomenal success of her New York Times bestseller Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire with her long- awaited second work of nonfiction: the fascinating story of the American Civil War and the major role played by Britain and its citizens in that epic struggle. Even before the first rumblings of secession shook the halls of Congress, British involvement in the coming schism was inevitable.

C-SPAN – 26 March 2011
14th Annual Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposium
Amanda Foreman talks about the international response to the Civil War, particularly by Great Britain, in her speech: “Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation in England: A Propaganda Tool for the Enemy?”

5 x 15 – 18 April 2011
Amanda Foreman on A World on Fire.