TheArtFund RUSI: Remembrance in a Modern Society - 10.03.10

Date: 10th March 2010


David will take part in a debate chaired by Jon Snow to discuss Britain's historical approach to remembrance. The panel includes General Sir Richard Dannatt, Diane Lees and Chris Simpkins. The event, co-hosted by The Art Fund, will take place at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), London.

Further information, courtesy of the Royal United Services Institute:

Details:

Date: Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010
Time: 7.00 - 9.15 pm
Location: RUSI, Whitehall, London, SW1A 2ET (view map)
Book your place: Please follow link.

About the event:

The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies and The Art Fund, Britain’s leading art charity, would like to invite you to a reception and debate on the topic of “Commemorating our Armed Forces: Remembrance in a Modern Society”.

Set against the backdrop of the Wootton Bassett phenomenon, a high-profile panel of speakers will come together to discuss our country’s historical approach to remembrance.

Chaired by Channel 4 television presenter, Jon Snow, the debate will hear contributions from:

• Former UK Chief of the General Staff, General Sir Richard Dannatt GCB CBE MC
• Director General of the Imperial War Museum, Diane Lees
• Director-General of the Royal British Legion, Chris Simpkins
• David Cotterrell, Artist and Professor of Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University

The debate will be preceded by a canapés reception between 1900-2000, where people can view Official Iraq War artist, Steve McQueen’s, Queen and Country artwork.

To attend this event, please register online using the "Book your place" link above. If you have any queries please contact Deanne Prudden, Events Manager, at deannep@rusi.org or call +44 (0)20 7747 2619.

 

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