The purpose of this event is to celebrate the 80th year of the eminent writer and historian of cryptography and intelligence David Kahn.

Dr Kahn is arguably the most famous writer on these subjects. In particular, he is the author of the famed book "The Codebreakers". This appeared in the 60s and for decades was the only widely available and readable book on the making and breaking of codes and ciphers. For many researchers in the field this book was an inspiration and a key ingredient in setting them on their professional course.

The event brings together several eminent researchers in cryptography and the history of intelligence. Anyone interested in the event and in its topics is warmly invited to attend. There is no registration fee but, as we expect this to be a very popular event and the venue has limited space, we advise early registration. To register please visit our registration page.


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