Philippa Pendry

freelance writer; co-producer, Hot Off the Press, Battle of Ideas Festival 2019; Living Freedom alumnus

After graduating with a first-class degree in Central and East European Studies/Economic and Social History from the University of Glasgow, Philippa has moved into freelance writing, providing online articles on a variety of topics including mental health and the debt crisis. Throughout her degree, she took a particular interest in Central Asia, but has also conducted research in Budapest and studied a wide range of topics across four years, from the thinkers of the Scottish Enlightenment to the Russian Language. In addition to this, she has lived and worked in South Korea for a year, written and conducted a guided tour of the Hunterian Museum (Glasgow), produced Hot Off the Press sessions for the Battle of Ideas Festival, and gained extensive experience in the field of digital marketing.