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Saturday, April 30 • 10:15 - 11:00
Why the nobel prize should be abolished LIMITED

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Caroline McCormick has advised two Nobel Prize laureates and has seen at first hand the effect it has on thier daily lives and work. In this session Caroline will explore why we still need heroes, the effect that has on us, and the implications of taking a role in which you are bound to fail in a 24-hour news society.

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Caroline McCormick

Founder & Director, Achates Philanthropy
Caroline McCormick was the first Director of the world writers' association, PEN International, overseeing 145 Centers in 105 countries worldwide. During her tenure ( 2005-2010) she founded the world literature festival, Free the Word! which took place in seven countries. Caroline is the Founder & Director of Achates Philanthropy and has led and advised on many major UK cultural projects; including the development of the Darwin Centre... Read More →

Saturday April 30, 2016 10:15 - 11:00

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