Topic: Culture, history & language

  • Reemah Sakaan

    Reemah Sakaan leads BritBox in the UK, driving international growth and overseeing the launch of BritBox Australia. BritBox is ITV and BBC backed streaming service. Having worked on growing the partnership between ITV and BBC, Reemah was responsible for the creation of the BritBox brand and global concept. Prior to the launch of BritBox in […]

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  • Mark Russell

    Mark is Chief Executive of The Children’s Society and leads a team of 850 staff and 10,000 volunteers working to support some of the most vulnerable children in the country. He is committed to disrupting the disadvantage that many of our children and young people face today and has a passion and determination to protect, […]

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  • Lord Clive Soley

    Clive Soley is a Parliamentarian with 40 years’ experience – 26 as an MP and 14 as a Member of the House of Lords. Elected Labour MP for Hammersmith North 1979-1983; for Hammersmith 1983-1997; and for Ealing, Acton and Shepherds Bush 1997-2005. Member of the House of Lords from July 2005 and still an active […]

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  • Angus Robertson

    Angus Robertson has nearly 30 years experience as a senior politician, campaign manager and former diplomatic affairs correspondent. He served as the Depute Leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), was a member of the UK parliament from 2001-17 and was Westminster SNP Group Leader from 2007-17. Angus Robertson was based in Vienna during the […]

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  • Ian Blackford

    Ian was first elected at the 2015 election and returned to parliament once again in the snap election of 2017 with a majority of over 5000 votes. Upon his re-election he was installed by his SNP colleagues as their Westminster parliamentary leader. Ian now leads the SNP groups efforts in navigating the complications and uncertainties […]

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  • Evelyn Welch

    Professor Welch graduated from Harvard University with a BA in Renaissance History and Literature (Magna cum Laude), and received her PhD from the Warburg Institute, University of London. She has taught at the Universities of Essex, Birkbeck, Sussex and Queen Mary, University of London, where she served as Dean of Arts and Vice-Principal for Research […]

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  • Sharon Ament

    “Sharon Ament is Director of the Museum of London, which in 2015 announced its ambition to build a new museum for London and move to a new site in West Smithfield. Since joining the Museum in 2012, Sharon has been steering the next phase of the organisation’s development to more fulsomely reflect the energy and […]

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  • Professor Richard Alston

    I teach and research in Roman history at Royal Holloway, University of London. My research covers the Classical period from about 200 BCE to 750 CE and the influence of the Classical on modern culture, particularly on politics and on cities. I have edited or authored thirteen books and fifty articles on subjects varying from […]

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  • Peter Aitchison

    I was brought up in the small Berwickshire town of Eyemouth and went to Eyemouth High School from 1976-82. At that time, it was, to say the least, unusual for anyone from my community to go to University. When I was in S2 an ex miner who had retrained to be a history teacher arrived […]

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  • Adam Zamoyski

    Adam Zamoyski is an independent historian and author of a dozen books on various aspects of European History. They include two Sunday Times best-sellers, The Polish Way and 1812. Napoleon’s Fatal March on Moscow, and have been widely translated. He speaks several languages and his books adopt a many-sided approach to complex questions such as […]

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