Baroness Caroline Cox visits the OURS

June 12, 2008




LOCATION:Sutro Room, Trinity College [Map]


Oxford University Russian Society is proud to present to a talk by Baroness Caroline Cox who will be talking on 

"The privilege of Making a Difference: in the context of the challenges for contries in transition in the former Soviet Union".

Cox was born Caroline Ann McNeill Love, the daughter of a surgeon from Hertford. She was educated at Channing School in Highgate, London. She became a state registered nurse at London Hospital from 1958, and a staff nurse at Edgware General Hospital from 1960. She married Dr Murray Newall Cox in 1959, remaining married to him until he died in 1997. The couple had three children, two sons and one daughter. In the late 1960s she studied for a degree at the University of London where she graduated with a first class honours degree in sociology in 1967; as a research assistant at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, she obtained a masters degree in economics.

Caroline Ann Cox, Baroness Cox FRCN is a cross-bench member of the British House of Lords, and campaigner for many humanitarian causes and issues relating to disability.

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