Colm Toibin is an award-winning Irish author, playwright and journalist, and the newly-installed Chancellor of the University of Liverpool. He is the author of eleven novels, including Brooklyn, the Costa Novel of the Year in 2009 that was adapted into an Academy Award nominated and BAFTA winning film in 2015.
Colm appeared on the University of Liverpool Podcast to discuss how he perceives the role of universities in society – and what they should hope to achieve in the coming years.
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