The London Art as Cultural Diplomacy Conference 2013

Contemporary International Dialogue: Art-based Developments and Culture Shared between Nations

London; August 21st - 24th, 2013
Held Parallel to The Notting Hill Carnival 2013

Conference Speakers

Speakers during the Conference will include dignitaries, politicians, diplomats, academics, authors, artists, journalists, and representatives from civil society. These speakers will include a large number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board. To learn more about the ICD Advisory Board, please click here.

The following are among the speakers for the Symposium:
  • H. E. Amb. Ahmet Ünal Çeviköz
    Ambassador of Turkey to the United Kingdom
  • Aisha Balarabe Bawa
    Lecturer and Researcher, Department of History Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
  • Andrzej Klimowski
    Graphic Artist and a Designer
  • H. E. Amb. Asta Skaisgiryté Liauškiené
    Ambassador of Lithuania to the United Kingdom
  • Aysha Khalid-Mahmood
    Doctoral Researcher Arabic Typography and Visual Culture, Nottingham Trent University
  • Prof. Dr. Charles Burnett
    'Professor the History of Arabic/Islamic Influences in Europe', the Warburg Institute, University of London
  • Eric Joyce (MP)
    Member of the British Parliament
  • The Hon. Erna Hennicot-Schoepges
    Former Speaker of the Parliament of Luxemburg; Former Minister of Culture and Religious Affairs
  • Prof. Dr. Helen Gilbert
    Professor of Theatre, Drama Department, Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Hywel Williams (MP)
    Member of the British Parliament
  • Jonathan Myreson
    British dramatist and novelist
  • Dr. Josh Abrams
    Principal Lecturer, Department of Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Roehampton
  • Dr. Marina Lambrou
    Principal Lecturer in English Language and Communication, Kingston University
  • Martin Witts
    Owner, Leicester Square Theatre
  • Miriam Halahmy
    Author & Poet
  • Nick Brown (MP)
    Member of the British Parliament; Former Government Chief Whip in the Commons Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury
  • Sandra Shevey
    Associate Tutor, British Film Institute
  • Prof. Dr. Shzr Tan
    Professor, Music Department, Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Sonja Prinz
    Chairwoman, Global New Generation
  • Prof. Dr. Timon Screech
    Professor, Department of the History of Art & Archaeology, School of Oriental and African Studies
  • William Arthurs
    Editor, City Magazine