Andalusia or Al-Andalus? Why History Matters – by Sir Keith Burnett

We are excited to announce that, to mark history graduations this week, the Vice-Chancellor has written a very special blog on why history matters, to him (as a physicist!), for us as individuals, for society, and for the University. Reflecting on the destruction of cultures, in periods as widespread as Moorish Spain and Nazi Germany, Sir Keith Burnett reflects with deep anxiety on our own times: