Annual Dinner and AGM – 2017

Date: Thursday, 19 October 2017

Time: 6PM for 6-30PM start

Venue: Francis Hotel, Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HH (map)

Dress Code: Smart Casual

Agenda

The 2017 AGM of OUSoc Bristol and Bath took place at 6:30pm at the Francis Hotel in Bath.

The topic of the annual dinner speech was:

"The truth, the post-truth and the death of truth: Some reflections on the crisis in public life."

The speech was delivered by Professor Robert Vilain, who is Lecturer in German at Christ Church as well as Professor of German and Comparative Literature at the University of Bristol and Warden of Wills Hall.

Committee Elections

The following officers and general comittee members were elected, all of them unanimously:

Richard Barnfield, Chair

Christophe Fricker, Secretary

Derek Hawkins, Treasurer

Oleksandr Zhurakovskyi, Web Officer

Bianca Ambrose-Oji

Nicolette Boater

Iain Clamp

Elizabeth Cunningham

Clair Hall

Gemma Pouncy

Documents

AGM Agenda

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