Thursday, 15th November 2018
– Doors open at 2:30pm
Kelvin Hall Lecture Theatre
Estonia Now: From 1918 to 2018 and Beyond
This year Estonia is celebrating its 100th Anniversary. This public lecture by the Estonian Ambassador looks into the tumultuous past of her country and offers a glimpse of the future. Which lessons have helped Estonia to regain its place in the family of European countries? What are Estonia’s biggest strengths and geopolitical challenges today? How can a country of only 1.3 million best contribute to the world? What does it take to be called one of the most innovative countries in the world and why is Estonia often named as the world's first digital nation? In an open and straightforward summary, Ambassador Tiina Intelmann will deliver insights into the Estonian way of life, people and politics.
Date: Thursday 15 November 2018
Venue: Kelvin Hall lecture theatre
Lecture Starts: 3.00pm, includes a Q&A session at the end
Lecture Ends: 4.00pm
Refreshments: 4.00pm - 4.30pm
This event is free to attend, however you must register before attending.
Biography for Her Excellency Tiina Intelmann
H.E. Tiina Intelmann is Estonia’s ambassador to the UK since 2017. She has served as the Permanent Representative of Estonia to the United Nations and is the first woman to have headed the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court. She has also served as European Union Ambassador in Africa.
Full biography is avilable here: https://london.mfa.ee/ambassador-he-ms-tiina-intelmann/
The University of Glasgow, in partnership with the Estonian Ministry of Culture and Estonian Embassy in London, has generously hosted this event which is part of the programme of Estonia Now a city-wide festival of visual art, film, contemporary dance and performance. Estonia Now has been proposed and co-produced by the Estonian Embassy in London, as part of the Estonian Republic centenary celebrations.
Thursday, November 15th 2018
Doors open: 2:30pm
Bookings close: November 15th 2018