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Crichton Conversation with Dame Frances Cairncross DBE FRSE

Date: 09/10/2018
Time: 7:30pm
Speaker: Frances Cairncross
Venue: Easterbrook Hall
Ticket Price: £6 lecture only, £17 lecture and supper

Can News Survive? We warmly welcome Dame Frances Cairncross to deliver the opening lecture of the 2018/19 Crichton Conversations.  Frances has strong Galloway connections and has been a supportive and energetic Patron of the Crichton Foundation for many years. Presently Chair of the Court of Heriot Watt University, she is a highly respected economist, academic […]

 

Can News Survive?

We warmly welcome Dame Frances Cairncross to deliver the opening lecture of the 2018/19 Crichton Conversations.  Frances has strong Galloway connections and has been a supportive and energetic Patron of the Crichton Foundation for many years.

Presently Chair of the Court of Heriot Watt University, she is a highly respected economist, academic and journalist and is the former Rector of Exeter College, Oxford. Prior to her decade at Oxford, she spent 13 years on the Guardian as an economic columnist and 20 years at The Economist magazine as a senior editor.

As well as being the author of a number of books, she chairs the Executive Committee of the Institute of Fiscal Studies and in 2001-07 she chaired the Economic and Social Research Council.

Doors open at 7pm with  the lecture beginning at 7:30pm prompt. A two-course supper, followed by coffee, will be served after the question and answer sessions close at 9:00pm. Red or white wine will be available for purchase by the glass from Easterbrook Hall. Please note that supper must be pre-booked at least one week in advance of the event. No refunds will be made for cancellations made less than one week before the event.

To book your place, or to be included in the mailing list for future events, please contact the Foundation:

Email:  mail@crichtonfoundation.com
Tel: 01387 702048

Please note that no tickets will be issued for the Conversations, you will receive confirmation of your place(s) with a booking reference number via email (by telephone if you do not have access to email).

If you prefer a pre-event meal this may be booked through Neuro’s Restaurant on 01387 702500. Please quote “Crichton Conversations” when booking.

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