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Fall Reception 3rd Nov 2013

The Oxford and Cambridge Society of New England
invites you to our
Fall Reception

We are pleased to welcome
Mark Damazer,
Master of St. Peter's College, Oxford
who will speak on

Oxford and the BBC
- Great institutions under pressure

Mark Damazer CBE became Head of St Peter's College in October 2010.

For more than 25 years he worked at the BBC, ending as Controller of Radio 4 and Radio 7 (a position which he held from September 2004 for six years). Before that he spent more than 20 years in the News Division - as a Producer on the 6 O'Clock TV News and Newsnight, and subsequently as Editor of the 9 o'Clock TV News, Editor of TV News Programs, Head of Current Affairs, Head of Westminster and Deputy Director, BBC News. Damazer began his career as a trainee at ITN (ITV News). He studied History at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (1974-77) before spending two years in the USA - at Harvard and then on Capitol Hill where he worked for Senator Paul Tsongas (Massachusetts). Damazer also spent four years as international vice chairman of the International Press Institute. He was a Trustee of Mental Health Media and an external member of the board for the Centre for Contemporary British History.

Sunday 3rd November 2013


St. James Room

Fairmont Copley Plaza

Reservations, costing $40 ($30 for students) are closed.

Dress Code: Business Suit

Reservations deadline is Wednesday 30th October

For further information please contact Belinda Wilkes at:

Gather:         5:30pm                                                                   Sincerely,                   

Talk:              6:00pm                                                                    Belinda J. Wilkes

Reception:  7:00pm                                                                     Belinda J. Wilkes, Jesus (Cantab)

Location: Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston MA                      President of the Society