Kees Windland is a graduate of St Cross College, University of Oxford and is a specialist in modern British cultural history. He has conducted a wide variety of courses for OUDCE over the past thirteen years.
The tumultuous years of the 1660's in London, including the Plague and the Great Fire, will be explored through the eyes of the city's most famous diarist. These provide a vivid picture of a court and capital city on the verge of profound transformation.
Throughout the twentieth century Britons were charged with giving 'aid and comfort' to their country's enemies. This series will examine their impact on contemporary debates over national, cultural and ideological loyalties.
Examining both the historiography and the rich mythology surrounding the intelligence services - revealing that the truth is often far stranger than spy fiction.