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Interview with Keith Somerville: Commonwealth Oral History Project

Citation: Onslow, Sue and Somerville, Keith and Craggs, Ruth Interview with Keith Somerville: Commonwealth Oral History Project. [Transcribed text] (Unpublished)


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Interview with Keith Somerville, BBC journalist, conducted at Senate House on Wednesday, 23 January 2013 as part of the Commonwealth Oral History Project. The project aims to produce a unique digital research resource on the oral history of the Commonwealth since 1965 through sixty oral history interviews with leading figures in the recent history of the organisation. It will provide an essential research tool for anyone investigating the history of the Commonwealth and will serve to promote interest in and understanding of the organisation. Biography: Somerville, Keith. British Broadcasting Company News, journalist 1980-2008; British Broadcasting Company World Service, journalist, 1985-2008; Legal Online (online course), 2005-2006; Executive Producer, Sources, Scoops, and Stories (course), 1991-1998; co-author and role-play developer, 2004. University of Kent, Special Associate Lecturer for Autumn Term, 2012-2012.

Creators: Onslow, Sue (0000-0003-0998-3632) and Somerville, Keith and Craggs, Ruth and
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Subjects: Human Rights & Development Studies
Keywords: Soviet Union, Media, Zambia, Rhodesia, Malawi, Botswana, South Africa, India, Pakistan, Nigeria, Ghana, Afghanistan, Diplomacy, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Somalia, Grenada, Falkland Islands, Angola, Namibia, Apartheid.
Divisions: Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Collections: Commonwealth Oral History Project


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