Zoom Panel Discussion – The Impact of Covid-19 on the UK and Spain

Event Date:

April 28, 2020

Event Time:

6:00 pm

Event Location:

The British Spanish Society inaugural ‘Question Time’ virtual panel discussion on “The Impact of Covid-19 on the UK and Spain”
The debate will be conducted on Zoom.
To join the audience(or put a question) please register by emailing to info@britishspanishsociety.org. (members have priority)
Joining instructions, with a link to the Zoom site, will issue shortly before the event
Both Spain and the UK have been hit hard by the pandemic. What lessons can we learn from the way governments and societies have responded? What will be the longer-term consequences for our economies and communities? How are the educational and cultural sectors responding? What will ‘back to normal’ look like when restrictions on movement are lifted?
To discuss these and other questions raised by British Spanish Society members our panel comprises:
Sir Stephen Wright (London) is a former member of the British Diplomatic Service and served as British Ambassador to Spain in 2003 to 2007. He was Chairman of the BritishSpanish Society from 2007 to 2009 and has since served as Senior Adviser to Mitsui & Co Europe plc
Ana Romero Galan (Madrid), distinguishedi nternational correspondent, and acclaimed author
John Carlin (Barcelona), veteran globe-trotting journalist, garlanded author and commentator
The debate will be hosted and chaired by Jimmy Burns Marañon, Chairman of the BritishSpanish Society.
You are welcome to submit questions to the panel beforehand by email or via the BSS’s Twitter account.There will also be opportunities for you to comment or ask questions during the event itself. Please note that we intend to record the debate, and the recording may be made publicly available, for example on our website or via YouTube
You do not need to have loaded the Zoom app on to your computer or phone. The link we send should be sufficient.
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Event Schedule Details

  • April 28, 2020 6:00 pm   -   7:00 pm
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Cristina Álvarez-Campana

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