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Tony Morris

Latest Book: Buddha - Pocket Giants

Publisher: The History Press

Tony Morris grew up in Belfast, studied at Cambridge, worked in London and now lives in Oxford where he is a member of Kellogg College.

Most of his professional life has been spent as a book publisher. For a decade he ran the History List at Oxford University Press, before co-founding Hambledon & London (Sunday Times Small Publisher of the Year) and later becoming CEO of The History Press. He was an original board member of Théâtre de Complicite and Senior Advisor to Historypin, the world’s largest open-access digital image archive, partnered by Google.

He is currently Chair of the Bleddfa Centre for the Creative Spirit, and a Trustee of the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies. His writings include What Do Buddhists Believe? (Granta Books) and Buddhism by Numbers (Mud Pie).

When not at his desk Tony likes to go for very long walks.

Talk Subjects
  • A brief history of Buddhism and why Buddhism is good for you

  • A History of Britain in 99 photographs

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