Zeinab Badawi and Ngaire Woods in conversation

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Blavatnik School of Government, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG
Open to the public
This event is free
04
June 2018
Lecture

Zeinab Badawi will be in conversation with Professor Ngaire Woods, Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government, speaking on race, colonialism, the curriculum of elite institutions, and Africa.

Biography

Zeinab was born in the Sudan. Her family moved to London when she was two years old. Zeinab is one of the best-known broadcast journalists working in the field today. She anchors BBC HARDtalk, which feature the world’s politicians and business leaders, and presents Global Questions and World Debates. Zeinab’s definitive series of Africa’s history, made in association with UNESCO, is broadcasting on BBC World TV. Her awards include International TV Personality of the Year; Movie, Video and Screen Award, (MVISA) life time achievement award; and she has been named several times in Powerlist as one of the UK’s top 100 most influential members of the black community. 

Zeinab studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at St Hilda’s College, Oxford University and took a Master's Degree on Middle East History and Anthropology at SOAS London University.  Zeinab was awarded an honorary doctorate by SOAS, London University for her services to international broadcasting.