Musselburgh university award honorary degrees

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Internationally renowned journalist Kate Adie and influential theatre director Eugenio Barba have been awarded honorary degrees from Queen Margaret University in Musselburgh.

Both were invited to the university’s graduation ceremony, held at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall today (Tuesday), to be presented with the degrees of Doctors of Letters.

Both honorary graduates were acknowledged for the relevance of their work to society at large, reflecting the university’s own commitment to the development of expert knowledge which touches people’s everyday lives.

Kate Adie travelled the world as a former international affairs correspondent for the BBC and Eugenio Barba is director of Odin Teatret, a theatre company which he founded in 1964, and founder of the International School of Theatre Anthropology.

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