Chevening events

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16 March 2017
Liverpool is home to some of Britain’s most iconic cultural landmarks. Bands such as the Beatles, A Flock of Seagulls, and Frankie goes to Hollywood originated from the city. Anfield stadium is home to Liverpool FC, one of the world’s most recognisable football clubs. Tate Liverpool, one of the world’s best known art galleries is home to some of the world’s most famous art collections with works by artists including Louise Bourgeois, Andreas Gursky and Pablo Picasso. Read more
27 February 2017
The second in our series of lectures explores how new media is transforming traditional journalism. The development of new media, digital technology, and social networks has undoubtedly had a profound effect on the way we live, the way we communicate with each other, and the way we receive information. But what effect has this had on traditional journalism? How is the field of journalism changing and how are media professionals responding to the challenges posed by the proliferation of new forms of media? Read more
SS Great Britain
24 February 2017
Climb aboard Brunel’s SS Great Britain - a ship that changed history, and was described in its day as ‘the greatest experiment since the creation’! Situated in the spectacular waterside of Bristol’s historic Great Western dockyard, the SS Great Britain is the brainchild of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history. Read more
Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Bristol, SS Great Britain, big ships, engineering