Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Buckingham since 2015, is a leading contemporary historian, educationalist, commentator and political author.
He was headmaster of Brighton College and of Wellington College, two of Britain’s leading independent schools. He is author of over 40 books on contemporary history, including the inside books on the last four Prime Ministers, politics and education, was the co-founder and first director of the Institute for Contemporary British History, is co-founder of Action for Happiness, honorary historical adviser to 10 Downing Street, chair of the National Comment Awards, a member of the Government’s First World War Culture Committee, and a governor of The Royal Shakespeare Company.
Sir Anthony famously introduced happiness, or well-being, lessons at his school, Wellington College. In 2011, he co-founded Action for Happiness, a body to raise awareness of the discovery of happiness and reduction of depression.
In his book, ‘Beyond Happiness’ Anthony Seldon distinguishes between pleasure, happiness and joy, and offers an original 8-step approach on how to make our lives far more meaningful and rewarding.
Thursday 14 September, 7.30pm. Warwick Hall. Tickets required but free of charge (booking fee applies to online orders only).