‘Telling Tales: a Series of Short Talks’ from Fulbright grantees and alumni

As part of this year’s annual celebration of the Fulbright programme, watch the livestream of ‘Telling Tales: a Series of Short Talks’ from Fulbright grantees and alumni.

When: Saturday 30th June from 10:35am 

To watch the sessions live, visit the Fulbright Facebook page.



  • Opening remarks - Penny Egan CBE, Executive Director, US-UK Fulbright Commission & Jamie Cooke, Head of RSA Scotland


  • A Cure for War - Sascha Auerbach, Fulbright-King's College London Scholar Award (2010-2011)
  • Perfectly Connected = Perfect Storms - Sandra Chapman, Fulbright-Lloyd’s of London Scholar Award (2017-2018)
  • The Future of Equality: Allies Needed - Jason Olsen, Fulbright-Northern Ireland Governance and Public Policy Scholar Award (2016-2017)

12:00pm - Break


  • Listen Up! Combatting the Hearing-Centric Narrative - Mia Hartley, Fulbright-Royal Holloway, University of London Postgraduate Award (2017-2018)
  • Representing Muslim Women - Iman AbdoulKarim, Fulbright-University of Cardiff Postgraduate Award (2017- 2018)
  • Exclusion Is The Enemy In Cyber Security - Karen Renaud, Fulbright-Cyber Security Scholar Award (2016-2017)

1:30pm - Lunch


  • Science of the People, by the People, for the People - Sarah Cotterill, Fulbright-All Disciplines Scholar Award (2017-2018)
  • Re-writing the Future – Changing the Discourse on Biotechnology - Amel Ibrahim, Fulbright-Royal College of Surgeons Research Scholar Award (2017-2018)
  • Slow Ethics for Professional Life - Ann Gallagher, Fulbright Scholar in Residence Award (2017-2018)

3:30pm - Break


  • Theatre of War - Roman Baca, Fulbright-Trinity Laban Postgraduate Award in Music and Dance (2017-2018)
  • How to Save Democracy: Stories from Women Worldwide - Marissa Piccolo, Fulbright-Queen's University Belfast Postgraduate Award in Legislative Studies (2017-2018)
  • Closing Remarks - Jamie Cooke, Head of RSA Scotland

5:00pm Evening reception

Click here to see speaker bios.