Professor William Chambers - Vice Chair, Universities Network of European Capitals of Culture, Pro Vice-Chancellor Liverpool Hope University
presentation: University Network of the European Capitals of Culture
categories: Capitals of Culture + Network of Networks
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This paper will describe the aims and objectives of UNECC, its history and the current and future plans. Particular reference will be made to the October 2007 General Assembly and Annual Conference Town and Gown in Sibiu, Romania and the plans being developed by Stavanger University and Liverpool Hope University for 2008.
Professor Bill Chambers
- Pro Vice-Chancellor External Relations and Widening Participation
- Provost of the Cornerstone Campus Liverpool Hope University
- Born London 1946
- BEd London 1970
- PhD Wales 1976
- Professor Honoris Causa University of Bucharest, Romania 1999
- Geographical Association Gold (1991) Silver (1996) Awards Queen Mother's Commendation Awards for Environmental Improvement (1994 and 1997)
- President Geographical Association 2004-5
- Appointed to Liverpool Hope University 1973 as Lecturer in Geography.
- Head of Geography and Environmental Studies
- Head of Geographical Environmental and Biological Studies
- Dean of Arts and Sciences
- Dean of Arts and Community
- Dean of Arts and Humanities
- Pro Vice-Chancellor External Relations and Widening Participation 2007
- Vice President of the University Network of the European Capitals of Culture
- Director of The Big Hope, Liverpool Hope University's contribution to the City of Liverpool's year as European Capital of Culture 2008 and to the European Parliament's Year of Intercultural Dialogue. www.hope.ac.uk/thebighope
I am a geographer with interests in physical geography and Latin America. I play and umpire hockey. I am a supporter of Everton Football Club and The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and have a wife and three adult children.