Gillian Tett | State of the Nation Lecture

Sun 21 Apr 2024 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Gillian Tett

Our annual State of the Nation lecture invites an eminent commentator to give their informed view on the state of the country as they see it. This year’s lecture is delivered by Gillian Tett OBE. Gillian is a Financial Times columnist, author, and is Provost of King’s College, Cambridge.

Venue: TTP Stage (Cambridge Union) & Livestream

Duration: 1 hour

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  State of the Nation Lecture | Gillian Tett Full Price
2pm | Sunday 21 April | TTP Stage (Cambridge Union)
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2pm | Sunday 21 April | TTP Stage (Cambridge Union)
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2pm | Sunday 21 April | Online
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Gillian Tett is a columnist and member of the editorial board for the Financial Times. She writes a weekly column covering a range of economic, financial, political and social issues. She also serves as Provost of King’s College, Cambridge.

Previously, she chaired the FT editorial board, ran Moral Money, the FT’s sustainability newsletter which she co-founded, and wrote two columns a week. Gillian’s earlier roles included US managing editor for the FT; assistant editor; capital markets editor; deputy editor of the Lex column; Tokyo bureau chief; reporter in Russia and Brussels.

She has been named Columnist of the Year (2014), Journalist of the Year (2009) and Business Journalist of the Year (2008) in the British Press Awards, and received three awards from America’s Society of Business and Economic Writers Awards. She is a best-selling and award-winning author of four books, and received the Royal Anthropological Institute Marsh Award and the American Anthropological Association President Medal for her work in social science. She has received honorary degrees from Carnegie Mellon, Miami and Baruch universities in America, and Exeter, Lancaster, Goldsmith’s, London in the UK.