2013 The Eighteenth Annual Douglas W. Bryant Lecture
This lecture entitled 'From Acadie to Arab Spring: Reflections on America's Place in the World' was given by Lyse Doucet on 13 May 2013, in the British Library Conference Centre.
Born in the Acadian heartland of eastern Canada, BBC Presenter and Chief International Correspondent Lyse Doucet has been reporting from around the world for the past thirty years. Her BBC work includes postings in Abidjan, Kabul, Islamabad, Tehran, Amman, and Jerusalem. In recent years her travel has often taken her to the Middle East, including Syria, as well as to Afghanistan and Pakistan. Lyse was educated at Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario) and the University of Toronto. Her work has won a series of journalism awards and she holds honorary doctorates from universities in both Canada and the UK.
Listen to the podcast of the lecture (MP3).