Details of talks given by Robert Pike
Robert Pike is a professional historian whose latest book, Silent Village, about the tragic events at Oradour-sur-Glane, was first published in the Spring of 2021. He wrote his first book, Defying Vichy, after interviewing former members of the French Resistance in the south-west of France. He is a graduate of History and French from the University of Exeter, with a Masters from the University of Cardiff.Currently he is completing doctoral research on rural resistance in Vichy France as part of an ESRC-funded PhD at Cardiff University.
He is a former teacher with a wealth of experience of public speaking. He has given talks at the Gloucester History Festival, the Imperial War Museum, for the Historical Association, WW2 TV and many other events. Robert lives in Worcestershire with his wife and two children.