Device is incompatible to play the video
Thursday, 19 May 2016, 2:00PM - 2:15PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Cultural Heritage and War: Welcome and Introduction

Professor Tim Connell


Download the lecture video here

As part of the symposium entitled ‘Cultural Heritage and War’, Professor Tim Connell opens the debate with an introduction to the topic.

Speaker_TimConnell_370x370.jpg

An honorary life fellow of Gresham College, Professor Tim Connell is an Emeritus Foundation professor from City University, where he sat on Senate for many years. He is a graduate of Oxford, Liverpool and London universities, and has studied in Spain and Mexico. He also holds the degree of Doctor of Letters from City, University of London.

His particular interest is in the field of professional training for translators and interpreters, where he works closely with the Chartered Institute of Linguists, of which he is a Fellow and a Vice-President, and is a regular contributor to the professional journal The Linguist. He is a member of the All Party Parliamentary Languages Group, which he addresses with some regularity.

International education is another area of key concern. Tim is deputy chair of the international course board for ESCP Europe, (the French grande école based in Paris) which also covers London, Berlin, Madrid and Turin. He has had professional links with Latin America for many years, which has provided ample material for his classes on cultural communication and awareness.

He writes and broadcasts regularly on a wide range of themes relating to London, languages in the modern world and diverse cultural topics. He sits on an editorial board for Cambridge Scholars Publishing and has dealings with various publishers. In the past three years he has published chapters on livery companies in the City of London, languages and Brexit and was the lead writer for Get Smart About Scandals, a report on past lessons for future finance. He has just completed a revision of the history of Canning House, home to the Luso-Hispanic Brazilian Society, with which he has had an association for nearly forty years.

Tim has developed particular links in the Square Mile as a Freeman of the City of London and sits on the Court of the Stationers' Company where he is currently developing a policy on public access as part of the new Hall charity.

As a Fellow of Gresham College he sits on the Academic Board and has organised cycles of lectures in the Mondays at One series for 24 years, looking at topics of mainly current interest and speaks on a variety of subjects himself.  He has devised half-day symposia on a wide range of themes with an invited panel of experts and is currently looking at the development of webinars. Since 2006 he has been Chairman of the Gresham Society, which supports Gresham College.

Read More
Read Less

Transcript

19 May 2016

Cultural Heritage and War: Welcome and Introduction
Professor Tim Connell

View PDF
Print
Related Future Lectures
Related Past Lectures
WATCHED
Part of a series

Archers Assemble: Creating The Powell-Pressburger Partnership

Professor Ian Christie
Monday, 23 September 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Powell and Pressburger: The Matter of Britain

Professor Ian Christie
Monday, 11 November 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Maths and Voting

Professor Chris Budd OBE
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 - 1:00PM
WATCHED

George Eliot and Relationships

Professor Rosemary Ashton OBE
Monday, 25 November 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

"The Man Who Invented Christmas": Film Adaptations of Dickens' A Christmas Carol

Dr Christine Corton
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Powell and Pressburger’s Island Stories

Professor Ian Christie
Monday, 27 January 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Toothpaste, Custard and Chocolate: Mathematics Gets Messy

Professor Helen Wilson
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Cockney Romantics: John Keats and his Friends

Professor Sir Jonathan Bate CBE FBA
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Political Spending on the Internet

Professor Lori Ringhand
Tuesday, 2 April 2019 - 1:00PM
WATCHED

Brexit and the Future of Britain

Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Greatest Speech of all Time: Pericles' Funeral Oration

Professor Edith Hall
Thursday, 7 March 2019 - 1:00PM
WATCHED

Zombie Ants and Fearless Mice: Parasites and the Brain

Dr Tristram Wyatt
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a conference

Cultural Heritage and War: Panel Discussion

Professor Tim Connell
Thursday, 19 May 2016 - 4:45PM
WATCHED
Part of a conference

Cyberspace Symposium: An Introduction

Professor Tim Connell
Monday, 18 January 2016 - 2:30PM
WATCHED
Part of a conference

Brazil: A Force in the World?

Alan Charlton
Friday, 22 May 2015 - 3:15PM
WATCHED
Part of a conference

Brazil: Order and Progress - Questions and Answers

Professor Tim Connell
Thursday, 21 May 2015 - 4:30PM
WATCHED
Part of a conference

Brazil: Order and Progress - An Introduction

Professor Tim Connell
Thursday, 21 May 2015 - 2:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a conference

Armageddon in Cyberspace: Panel Discussion

Ben Hammersley
Tuesday, 28 May 2013 - 8:30PM
WATCHED

Why Is Sir Walter Scott Not In Popular Culture Today?

Dr Juliet Shields
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 1:59PM
WATCHED

The English Image of Scotland Prior to Sir Walter Scott's Writing

Dr Juliet Shields
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 1:58PM
WATCHED

Sir Walter Scott's Involvement In King George IV Visiting Scotland

Dr Juliet Shields
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 1:56PM
WATCHED

Was Your View Of Scotland Different Depending On Where You Were From?

Dr Juliet Shields
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 1:55PM
WATCHED

The System of Accountability and the Exposure of those Accused

Professor Paul Cartledge
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 - 6:58PM
WATCHED

Why Did This Unique Form of Government Start in Athens?

Professor Paul Cartledge
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 - 6:55PM