Professor Louise Richardson, Irish, is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, she studied history at Trinity College, Dublin before gaining her PhD at Harvard University. She currently serves on the boards of numerous charities, including the Booker Prize Foundation.
Widely recognised as one of the world’s foremost experts on terrorism and counter-terrorism, her path-breaking work What Terrorists Want, is widely accepted as one of the most influential in the field.
REFLECTIONS ON LEADERSHIP Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and UN Human Rights commissioner, and Oxford University’s Vice Chancellor Louise Richardson, in conversation. 11AM, June 10th The Step House Hotel Ballroom, Borris Village This talk is not included in Weekend and Day Tickets. Must be purchased separately below.
WHAT TERRORISTS WANT Professor Louise Richardson, political scientist and specialist on terrorism, talks about terrorism today with Maajid Nawaz, British activist and former political prisoner in Egypt.7.15PM Friday June 9th Granary Stage