Thu, 19 Nov|
An Evening with Edward Mortimer
Join us for an informal conversation with Edward Mortimer where he will talk about his experiences and the UN's 75th Anniversary this year.
Time & Location
19 Nov 2020, 18:30 – 19:45 GMT
About The Event
Edward was a journalist on The Times (1967-85) and the Financial Times (1987-98). He served as Chief Speechwriter and Director of Communications to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan (1998-2006), and as Chief Programme Officer of the Salzburg Global Seminar (2007-2011). He is now a Distinguished Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford. His writings include Faith and Power: the Politics of Islam (1982), The Rise of the French Communist Party (1984), The World That FDR Built (1989) and (with Timothy Garton Ash and Kerem Öktem) Freedom in Diversity (2013). He also co-edited Euro-Communism, Myth or Reality? (1979) and People, Nation & State: the Meaning of Ethnicity & Nationalism (1999).