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The Douglas W. Bryant annual lectures

The Eccles Centre has hosted an annual lecture since 1993. In 1995, this lecture was named in honour of Douglas W. Bryant who served as Trustee and Executive Director of the American Trust for the British Library between 1979 and 1990 and as its President between 1990 and 1994.


18th Annual Douglas W. Bryant Lecture
From Acadie to Arab Spring: Reflections on America's Place in the World
by Lyse Doucet

When    Monday 13 May 2013, 19.00-20.00
Where    Conference Centre, British Library

Listen to podcast (MP3).

Lyse Doucet (c) Ander McIntyre
Lyse Doucet    Ander McIntyre

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.

Philip Davies, (Director of the Eccles Centre), Catherine Eccles, 
			British Library CEO Roly Keating, Viscount Eccles, Lyse Doucet, Vicountess Eccles : (c) Ander 
			McIntyre
Philip Davies, (Director of the Eccles Centre), Catherine Eccles, British Library CEO Roly Keating, Viscount Eccles, Lyse Doucet, Vicountess Eccles   Ander McIntyre

 


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