The Hinsley Memorial Lecture

Created: 2019-11-14 16:00
Institution: St John's College
Description: The Hinsley Memorial Lecture honours Sir Harry Hinsley, a former student and later Master of St John’s and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge. Originally a medieval historian, Hinsley worked as a cryptanalyst at Bletchley Park during World War II, where he contributed to the analysis of intercepted German wireless traffic. He returned to St John’s after the conflict, and lectured in History, specialising in the History of International Relations. St John's College hosts the Hinsley Memorial Lecture on an international relations topic every year.

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The Secret Intelligence Service and its history


The 19th Hinsley Memorial Lecture, given on 13 November at St John’s College, by Sir Richard Dearlove KCMG OBE.

Sir Richard Dearlove joined MI6 in 1966 and served in Nairobi,...

Collection: The Hinsley Memorial Lecture

Institution: St John's College

Created: Thu 14 Nov 2019