THE MEDIA lecture series, Coventry Conversations re-commences on Wednesday, April 15th at 1pm in the Ellen Terry Building when Paula Clarke from international poling giant, Ipsos-Mori will be discussing the popularity ratings concerning America’s first black President, Barack Obama, and Conservative leader, David Cameron.
The following day at the same time and venue, the BBC’s Liz Kershaw who presents the morning show for BBC Coventry and Warwickshire will be the guest speaker and will be talking about her life in radio. Previous employers include Radio 1 and Radio 5 Live.
As always, a number of influential movers and shakers from the media and journalistic world will be making guest appearances over the coming weeks, too. Continuing until the end of May, household names expected to feature includes BBC radio presenter and musicologist, Paul Gambaccini, and Al Jazeera presenter, Stephen Cole.
There will also be some big names coming for the Coventry Literary Festival in May, so keep visiting CU Today for all the latest news and information, as and when it happens.
Inventor and organiser of Coventry Conversations, John Mair, said: “The Coventry Conversations are now firmly established as a top lunchtime attraction and we are constantly pitching for and getting household names to come and talk.
“The popularity and profile of the Conversations has put the University on the media map as our guest speakers regularly make the headlines after their talks.”