From Russia to Philomena: Talk by Martin Sixsmith | University of Oxford

From Russia to Philomena: Talk by Martin Sixsmith

Martin Sixsmith
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18:00 - 19:00
St Peter's College
New Inn Hall Street
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Lectures and seminars
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Broadcaster, journalist and author Martin Sixsmith will speak at St Peter’s College on Russia and the acclaimed film Philomena, based on his book The Lost Child of Philomena Lee.

After joining the BBC in 1980, Martin Sixsmith worked as Foreign Correspondent to Washington, Moscow and Warsaw, notably documenting the collapse of the Soviet Union. From 1997 to 2002 he worked as Director of Communications for the newly elected Labour government, and he has published a range of works about Russia including Russia: A 1 ,000 Year Chronicle of the Wild East and The Litvinenko File