- BBC World Affairs Editor
- Present at the Beijing Tiananmen Square Massacre in 1989
- Reported from Belgrade during the Kosovo War in 19999, after NATO forces had been expelled
- hunted by Robert Mugabe’s forces in Zimbabwe
- One of the first journalists to report from Kabul during the 2001 Iraq War
An extremely successful journalist, John Simpson has interviewed world leaders, and reported from over 120 countries and over 30 warzones. John Simpson has received many awards including a CBE from the Gulf War honour’s list, an Emmy for his report on the fall of Kabul , a Peabody Award and three Baftas. This promises to be one of our best events.
Cost Details: Free for members, £5 for non-members
Wine reception will follow speech and Q&A.
Date: Friday 11th May
Venue: Auditorium, Queen’s College