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John Lotherington


John Lotherington has been director of the 21st Century Trust since 2000, having first joined as deputy director in 1992. He is a program director at Salzburg Global Seminar, with particular responsibility for the Salzburg Global health and health care programs. John began his career in history education and maintains an interest in that area. His publications as editor and author include The Communications Revolution; Years of Renewal: European History 1470 to 1600; The Seven Ages of Life; The Tudor Years; introductions to The Florentine Histories by Niccolò Machiavelli, The Book of the Courtier by Baldassare Castiglione, and Inferno by Dante. He is a trustee of the Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development and Cumberland Lodge and a governor of Goodenough College, London, UK.

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