Events Archive

Over the past years, the Grimshaw Club has hosted many distinguished speakers from all over the world. Whether former prime ministers, acting ambassadors, academics or members of the private sector, we have invited a variety of speakers to talk about and discuss current affairs in interactive settings. This extensive pedigree continues to motivate us to organise events on the pressing issues facing our society and connect our members with prominent speakers.

Below, a list of some of the speakers we hosted over the years [Speakers from 2010 to 2017 will be added shortly].

2009
Coker, Christopher

Professor of IR at LSE and Adjunct Professor at Staff College (Oslo)
Topic: “Britain and the US: The ‘Special Relationship’ in the Obama Era”
Location:   D106       Time:   10:00       Date:   13/01/2009

Davies, Howard

Director of LSE
Topic: “Britain in Europe under the Conservatives: The Coming Crisis”
Location:   NAB 2.09       Time:   13:00       Date:   26/02/2009

Galtung, Johan

Founder and Director of TRANSCEND
Topic: “Foundations of Security and Peace Studies”
Location:   D402       Time:   12:15       Date:   21/01/2009

Gerges, Fawaz

Author and Director of the LSE Middle East Centre
Topic: “The Taliban and Al’Qaeda: What’s the Difference and What do we Know?”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:30       Date:   01/12/2009

Greenwood, Christopher, QC

Former Professor of International Law at LSE and Judge at the International Court of Justice
Topic: “The Role of the ICJ in the Broader Context of International Relations”
Location:   D311       Time:   9:45       Date:   15/01/2009

Haacke, Dr. Jürgen

Associate Professor of IR at LSE and Director of the South East Asia Centre
Topic: “Myanmar’s Roadmap to Constitutional Government: Implications and Challenges for the international Community”
Location:   D6       Time:   16:15       Date:   10/02/2009

Kupchan, Charles

Professor of International Affairs at the School of Foreign Service and Georgetown University
Topic: “The West: last Grasp or Making a Comeback?”
Location:   B212       Time:   18:30       Date:   14/01/2009

Langridge, Barry

BBC World Service Regional Head for Africa and the Middle East
Topic: “The BBC Around the World”
Location:   NAB 2.06       Time:   19:00       Date:   19/01/2009

Light, Margot

Professor Emeritus in the Centre for the Study of Global Governance, Guest Teacher at LSE
Topic: “Russia and the West after Georgia”
Location:   D111       Time:   9:45       Date:   26/02/2009

McGrath, Raphael ‘Rae’

Nobel Prize for Peace Recipient (representing ICBL) and Founder of the Mines Advisory Group
Topic: “Civil Society and War – Challenging the Military”
Location:   NAB 2.14       Time:   18:45       Date:   13/01/2009

Semelin, Jaques

Professor of Political Science at Sciences Po Paris (Centre for International Research and Studies)
Topic: “On the Memorial and Political Uses of Genocide”
Location:   G108       Time:   18:30       Date:   26/02/2009

2008
Augustsson, Per

Deputy Head of Mission to the UK at the Swedish Embassy
Topic: “The Welfare State and Immigration: Challenges for the Future”
Location:   D502       Time:   18:30       Date:   07/03/2008

Belmahi, HE Mohammed

Ambassador of Morocco
Topic: “Pathways to Development”
Location:   D202       Time:   18:30       Date:   04/03/2008

Cottar, Louise

Former Coordinator of UN Post-Conflict Needs Assessment in Somalia
Topic: “War and Rebuilding: Experiences in Post-Conflict Needs Assessment”
Location:   D202       Time:   18:30       Date:   06/03/2008

Fry, HE Robert

Ambassador of Canada
Topic: “National Integration”
Location:   E171       Time:   18:00       Date:   03/03/2008

Gabrielyan, HE Dr Vahe

Ambassador of Armenia
Topic: “National Integration”
Location:   E171       Time:   18:00       Date:   03/03/2008

Galtung, Johan

Founder and Director of TRANSCEND
Topic: “Peace in Our Time: Plausible, or a Pipe Dream?”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   18:30       Date:   16/01/2008

Halliday, Fred

ICREA Research Professor at IBEI (Barcelona)
Topic: “Social Science and the Middle East: Myths, Pitfalls and Opportunities”
Location:   D511       Time:   10:00       Date:   10/01/2008

Topic: “Social Science and the ‘Failures’ of Prediction – LSE 1968, Tehran 1979, Berlin 1989, Wall Street 2008”
Location:   NAB 2.14       Time:   18:30       Date:   02/12/2008

Hassassian, Dr Manuel Sarkis

Diplomatic Representative of the Palestinian Authority
Topic: “National Integration”
Location:   E171       Time:   18:00       Date:   03/03/2008

Hughes, Dr Christopher

Professor of IR at LSE and Former Director of the Asia Research Centre (LSE)
Topic: “Totalitarianism in East Asia”
Location:   S50       Time:   10:00       Date:   30/01/2008

Kassimeris, Dr George

Chair of Security Studies at the University of Wolverhampton
Topic: “Ten things you didn’t know about the uses and abuses of Post-9/11 Counter-Terrorism”
Location:   D703       Time:   11:00       Date:   19/02/2008

Khan Popal, Farid

First Secretary of the Afghan Embassy
Topic: “National Integration”
Location:   E171       Time:   18:00       Date:   03/03/2008

Laajava, HE Jaakko

Ambassador of Finland
Topic: “The Welfare State and Immigration: Challenges for the Future”
Location:   D502       Time:   18:30       Date:   07/03/2008

Lautenberg, HE Alexis

Ambassador of Switzerland
Topic: “Pathways to Development”
Location:   D202       Time:   18:30       Date:   04/03/2008

McGrath, Raphael ‘Rae’

Nobel Prize for Peace Recipient (representing ICBL) and Founder of the Mines Advisory Group
Topic: “The Oslo Process to Ban Cluster Munitions”
Location:   D202       Time:   18:30       Date:   06/05/2008

Nye, Dr Joseph

Former Dean and Current Distinguished Service Professor at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard
Topic: “The Powers to Lead: How the Changing Nature of Leadership Derives From Social and Political Changes”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   18:30       Date:   08/05/2008

Riis-Jorgensen, HE Briger

Ambassador of Denmark
Topic: “The Welfare State and Immigration: Challenges for the Future”
Location:   D502       Time:   18:30       Date:   07/03/2008

Selvaag, Per Egil

Deputy Head of Mission at the Norwegian Embassy
Topic: “The Welfare State and Immigration: Challenges for the Future”
Location:   D502       Time:   18:30       Date:   07/03/2008

Smith, Dr Karen

Professor of IR at LSE
Topic: “The Future of the EU: Reformation or Stagnation?”
Location:   S50       Time:   11:00       Date:   07/02/2008

Topygal, Tsering

Editorial Production Manager at the European Journal of International Relations
Topic: “Sino-Tibetan Dialogue: Back to the Dead End?”
Location:   E304       Time:   18:00       Date:   26/11/2008

Trepczyński, Krzysztof

Minister Counsellor of the Polish Mission
Topic: “Pathways to Development”
Location:   D202       Time:   18:30       Date:   04/03/2008

Zervan, HE Juraj

Ambassador of Slovakia
Topic: “Pathways to Development”
Location:   D202       Time:   18:30       Date:   04/03/2008

Zupanjevac, HE Dragan

Ambassador of Serbia
Topic: “National Integration”
Location:   E171       Time:   18:00       Date:   03/03/2008

2007
Allen, Dr Tim

Professor of Development Anthropology at LSE and DESTIN
Topic: “Between Two Fires: Torture &Displacement in Northern Uganda”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   06/02/2007

Chaudhry, Cecil

Pakistani Human Rights Activist
Topic: “Pakistan’s Political Crisis and Human Rights Issues”
Location:   D202       Time:   18:00       Date:   09/11/2007

Coker, Christopher

Professor of IR at LSE
Topic: “The Geopolitics of Risk Management”
Location:   U203       Time:   11:00       Date:   22/11/2007

Cox, Michael

Chair of IR at LSE and Co-Director of LSE IDEAS
Topic: “US Foreign Policy: Past, Present and the Future”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   07/02/2007

Topic: “The Future of the Transatlantic Relationship After the US Presidential Election”
Location:   S421       Time:   13:15       Date:   03/11/2007

Davies, Howard

Director of LSE
Topic: “New Global Economic Challenges: Charting the Course for Policy Response”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   01/03/2007

Donnelly, Brendan

Director of the Federal Trust for Education and Research
Topic: “Labour Restrictions: Are Bulgaria and Romania that Similar? Can We Really Put Them in One Pot?”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   06/03/2007

Dowden, Richard

Director of the Royal African Society
Topic: “Between Two Fires: Torture &Displacement in Northern Uganda”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   06/02/2007

Gurria, Angel

Secretary General of the OECD
Topic: “New Global Economic Challenges: Charting the Course for Policy Response”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   01/03/2007

Held, Dr David

Chair of Political Science and Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Global Governance at LSE
Topic: “Globalisation: The Dangers and Opportunities”
Location:   D209       Time:   10:00       Date:   06/11/2007

Hutchings, Dr Kimberly

Professor for IR at LSE
Topic: “The Ethical Challenges of International Terrorism”
Location:   D209       Time:   11:00       Date:   13/11/2007

Keohane, Dr Robert

Professor of Political Science at Princeton University
Topic: “Exit and Voice in Multilateral Institutions”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:30       Date:   04/12/2007

Kind, Ron

Congressman for Lacrosse, Wisconsin
Topic: “Role of the US on the Global Political Scene”
Location:   NA       Time:   NAS       Date:   20/02/2007

Langridge, Barry

BBC World Service Regional Head for Africa and the Middle East
Topic: “The Media and Development in International Politics – An Uncomfortable Alliance”
Location:   U8       Time:   17:00       Date:   25/10/2007

Matache, HE Raduta

Ambassador of Romania
Topic: “Labour Restrictions: Are Bulgaria and Romania that Similar? Can We Really Put Them in One Pot?”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   06/03/2007

Matev, HE Dr Lachezar Nikilov

Ambassador of Bulgaria
Topic: “Labour Restrictions: Are Bulgaria and Romania that Similar? Can We Really Put Them in One Pot?”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   06/03/2007

Moore, Christopher

Film Producer
Topic: “?Puedo Hablar? May I Speak? a new Documentary Film on Venezuela”
Location:   S50       Time:   18:00       Date:   27/11/2007

Renouf, Jean

PhD Candidate at LSE
Topic: “Life as an Aid Worker”
Location:   S211       Time:   10:00       Date:   29/11/2007

Rogers, Benedict

Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party Human Rights Commission
Topic: “Burma – The Fight for Freedom: First-Hand Stories from the Frontlines”
Location:   D502       Time:   19:00       Date:   22/10/2007

Ross, Carne

Founder and Director of Independent Diplomat
Topic: “The End of Diplomacy?”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   12/02/2007

Shihabi, Muzna

MSc Student at LSE
Topic: “Daily Life in the Occupied Palestinian Territories”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   08/02/2007

Smith, Dan, OBE

Secretary General of International Alert
Topic: “A Periolous Path to Peace”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   08/02/2007

Smith, Dr Karen

Professor of IR at LSE
Topic: “Labour Restrictions: Are Bulgaria and Romania that Similar? Can We Really Put Them in One Pot?”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   06/03/2007

Topygal, Tsering

Editorial Production Manager at the European Journal of International Relations
Topic: “Tibet and China’s ‘Peaceful Development’ Strategy”
Location:   D302       Time:   18:00       Date:   01/11/2007

2006
Allison, Roy

Reader in IR at LSE
Topic: “The New Political Map of the Post Soviet Space”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   NA       Date:   31/01/2006

Berezovsky, Dr Boris

Businessman
Topic: “The New Political Map of the Post Soviet Space”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   NA       Date:   31/01/2006

Bose, Sumantra

Chair of International and Comparative Politics at LSE
Topic: “India’s Counter-Insurgency Experience”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   06/11/2006

Childs, Michelle

Director of Policy Advocacy at Médecins Sans Frontières Access Campaign
Topic: “Poverty, Patents, Poultry: The Global Politics of Bird Flu”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   03/11/2006

Economides, Dr Spyros

Senior Lecturer in IR and European Politics at LSE
Topic: “The Future of International Organisations and the Influence of the US administration”
Location:   Z229       Time:   10:00       Date:   26/11/2006

Fennel, James

Regional Conflict Adviser for West Africa and Afghanistan at DfID
Topic: “Ask Questions First, Get Shot Later: Investigating the Politics of Violence in West Africa”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   08/11/2006

Halliday, Fred

ICREA Research Professor at IBEI (Barcelona)
Topic: “The Lebanon War in Retrospective”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   26/10/2006

Hutchings, Dr Kimberly

Professor for IR at LSE
Topic: “Man, Masculinity & International Relations”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   29/11/2006

Kanwal, Gurmeet

Senior Fellow at the Centre for Airpower Studies (New Delhi)
Topic: “India’s Counter-Insurgency Experience”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   06/11/2006

Lucas, Caroline

MEP (Green Party)
Topic: “Poverty, Patents, Poultry: The Global Politics of Bird Flu”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   03/11/2006

Malik, Abdullah

Journalist at Q-News
Topic: “EU, Turkey & Political Islam: Effects of Turkey’s Accession Process on Muslim Political identity and the View of the EU as a ‘Christian Club'”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   28/11/2006

MacShane, Dr Denis

MP for Rotherham
Topic: “EU, Turkey & Political Islam: Effects of Turkey’s Accession Process on Muslim Political identity and the View of the EU as a ‘Christian Club'”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   28/11/2006

Mounier-Jack, Sandra

Associate Professor of Health Policy at the London School of Hygiene
Topic: “Poverty, Patents, Poultry: The Global Politics of Bird Flu”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   03/11/2006

Ozcan, Dr Gul Berna

Research Director of the Gurukul Chevening Leadership Programme at LSE
Topic: “EU, Turkey & Political Islam: Effects of Turkey’s Accession Process on Muslim Political identity and the View of the EU as a ‘Christian Club'”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   28/11/2006

Rai, Milan

Editor of Peace News at Pandemic Action
Topic: “Poverty, Patents, Poultry: The Global Politics of Bird Flu”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   03/11/2006

Revill, Jo

Health Editor at The Observer
Topic: “Poverty, Patents, Poultry: The Global Politics of Bird Flu”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   03/11/2006

Rogers, Benedict

Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party Human Rights Commission
Topic: “Burma: A Fight For Freedom”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   01/02/2006

Smith, Dr Karen

Professor of IR at LSE
Topic: “Spotlight on Iraq State building: Differences Between Theory & Practice”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   06/12/2006

Synnott, Hilary, KCMG

Regional Coordinator for Southern Iraq at the Coalition Provisional Authority
Topic: “Spotlight on Iraq State building: Differences Between Theory & Practice”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   06/12/2006

Thomas, Brian

Member of LSE Faculty
Topic: “Come Back Stalin, All is Forgiven”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   26/10/2006

2005
Abdul-Raheem, Dr Tajudeen

Director at Justice Africa
Topic: “Hunger Crisis: Who’s Responsibility is it to Assure Food Security in an Age of Globalisation”
Location:   D1       Time:   11:00       Date:   09/03/2005

Barrow, Gregory

Senior Public Affairs Officer at the UN World Food Programme
Topic: “Hunger Crisis: Who’s Responsibility is it to Assure Food Security in an Age of Globalisation”
Location:   D1       Time:   11:00       Date:   09/03/2005

Brown, Chris

Professor of IR at LSE
Topic: “Does the World Need Global Democracy”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:15       Date:   22/02/2005

Brown, Rebecca

Director of Operation at Action Against Hunger
Topic: “AIDS – The New Challenge to Food Security?”
Location:   NA       Time:   13:00       Date:   09/03/2005

Colás, Alejandro

Reader in IR at Birbeck University
Topic: “Democracy and Terror”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   11/03/2005

Crawshaw, Steve

London Director of Human Rights Watch
Topic: “Democracy and Terror”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   11/03/2005

Crooke, Alistair

Former Special Adviser to EU High Representative Javier Solana
Topic: “It is essential to negotiate with Terrorists”
Location:   D302       Time:   15:00       Date:   04/03/2005

Disney, Luke J.E.

Manager of Communications at TNT
Topic: “How Can Corporate Social Responsibility Help in Fighting World Hunger?”
Location:   Hong Kong Theatre       Time:   16:00       Date:   09/03/2005

Dyson, Timothy

Professor of Population Studies at LSE
Topic: “AIDS – The New Challenge to Food Security?”
Location:   NA       Time:   13:00       Date:   09/03/2005

Eagleton, Dominic

Trade Policy Officer at ActionAid
Topic: “How Can Corporate Social Responsibility Help in Fighting World Hunger?”
Location:   Hong Kong Theatre       Time:   16:00       Date:   09/03/2005

Fengjun, Hao

Officer for Chinese 610 Secret Police
Topic: “China’s Secrets – The Insider Story Uncensored”
Location:   D602       Time:   NA       Date:   07/11/2005

Gerhardt, Marcus

Vice Chairman of Civility
Topic: “Democracy and Terror”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   11/03/2005

Hannay, Lord of Chiswick

Member of the High Level UN Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change
Topic: “Where Now for the UN”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   14/03/2005

Harvey, Paul

Research Associate at the Overseas Development Institute
Topic: “AIDS – The New Challenge to Food Security?”
Location:   NA       Time:   13:00       Date:   09/03/2005

Henderson, Caspar

Director for Globalisation at openDemocracy
Topic: “Does the World Need Global Democracy?”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:15       Date:   22/02/2005

Hilton, Dominic

Satirist and Columnist for openDemocracy
Topic: “Democracy and Terror”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   11/03/2005

Hussain, Athar

Member of the Asia Research Centre (LSE)
Topic: “Hunger Crisis: Who’s Responsibility is it to Assure Food Security in an Age of Globalisation”
Location:   D1       Time:   11:00       Date:   09/03/2005

Jackson, Robin

Chief of HIV/AIDS Service at the UN World Food Programme
Topic: “AIDS – The New Challenge to Food Security?”
Location:   NA       Time:   13:00       Date:   09/03/2005

Matzner-Holzer, HE Dr Gabriele

Ambassador of Austria
Topic: “The European Project: Between Consolidation and Enlargement”
Location:   D502       Time:   14:00       Date:   19/01/2005

Melville, Caspar

Editor of the New Humanist Magazine
Topic: “Democracy and Terror”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   11/03/2005

Moghalu, Dr Kingsley

Member of Global Fund Senior Management Group at WHO
Topic: “Rwanda’s Genocide: The Politics of Global Justice”
Location:   G108       Time:   17:00       Date:   20/01/2005

O’Donnell, Michael

Food Security & Livelihoods Adviser at Save the Children UK
Topic: “Hunger Crisis: Who’s Responsibility is it to Assure Food Security in an Age of Globalisation”
Location:   D1       Time:   11:00       Date:   09/03/2005

Paulo, Manuel

Chatham House Fellow
Topic: “International Implications of Oil in the Gulf of Guinea”
Location:   S78       Time:   17:00       Date:   15/03/2005

Samura, Sorious

Producer
Topic: “Living With Hunger”
Location:   NA       Time:   18:00       Date:   09/03/2005

Santos de Oliveira, Ricardo

Fellow at Sussex College
Topic: “International Implications of Oil in the Gulf of Guinea”
Location:   S78       Time:   17:00       Date:   15/03/2005

Sehm-Patomäki, Katarina

Executive Secretary at the Network Institute for Global Democratisation
Topic: “Does the World Need Global Democracy?”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:15       Date:   22/02/2005

Short, Clare

Former Secretary of State for International Development
Topic: “Africa: A Priority for the UK”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   NA       Date:   06/06/2005

Thorpe, Jodie

Analyst at SustainAbility
Topic: “How Can Corporate Social Responsibility Help in Fighting World Hunger?”
Location:   Hong Kong Theatre       Time:   16:00       Date:   09/03/2005

Umerman, Dr Jeffrey

Professor for Accounting and Corporate Accountability at Royal Holloway
Topic: “How Can Corporate Social Responsibility Help in Fighting World Hunger?”
Location:   Hong Kong Theatre       Time:   16:00       Date:   09/03/2005

Yonglin, Chen

Former Chinese Diplomat to Australia
Topic: “China’s Secrets – The Insider Story Uncensored”
Location:   D602       Time:   NA       Date:   07/11/2005

2004
Alden, Christopher

Reader in IR at LSE
Topic: “The Fight Against AIDS; The Human Security Agenda”
Location:   D602       Time:   15:00       Date:   08/03/2004

Barrow, Gregory

Senior Public Affairs Officer at the UN World Food Programme
Topic: “Dafur: A Complex Crisis with No Easy Solution”
Location:   D1       Time:   16:10       Date:   15/11/2004

Booth, Ken

Head of Department of International Politics at the University of Aberystwyth
Topic: “The New Twenty Year’s Crisis”
Location:   D202       Time:   16:30       Date:   27/02/2004

Cox, Michael

Chair of IR at LSE and Co-Director of LSE IDEAS
Topic: “The New Twenty Year’s Crisis”
Location:   D202       Time:   16:30       Date:   27/02/2004

Fitzgerald, Ann

Senior Lecturer at Cranfield University’s Department of Defence Management
Topic: “Haiti: Managing Security in Transitional Societies”
Location:   G108       Time:   19:00       Date:   04/03/2004

Fraser, Alastair

Policy Officer at Action for South Africa (ACTSA)
Topic: “The Fight Against AIDS; The Human Security Agenda”
Location:   D602       Time:   15:00       Date:   08/03/2004

Hawes, Crispin

Director for MEA Practice at Eurasia Group
Topic: “Year 1 – Quo Vadis Iraq?”
Location:   D202       Time:   18:00       Date:   16/02/2004

L’Estrange, HE Michael

Ambassador of Australia
Topic: “Australian Foreign Policy”
Location:   G108       Time:   17:00       Date:   04/05/2004

Topic: “Australia’s Role in the Asia Pacific Region”
Location:   D502       Time:   16:30       Date:   17/11/2004

Light, Margot

Professor Emeritus in the Centre for the Study of Global Governance, Guest Teacher at LSE
Topic: “The Russian Parliamentary and Presidential Elections”
Location:   D402       Time:   18:00       Date:   17/03/2004

Topic: “How Realpolitik Undermines Human Rights”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   13:15       Date:   08/12/2004

Mann, HE Steven

Ambassador of the US
Topic: “US Foreign Policy”
Location:   D202       Time:   18:30       Date:   26/01/2004

Minogue, Kenneth

Former Chairman of the Bruges Group and Professor of IR at LSE
Topic: “Australian Foreign Policy”
Location:   G108       Time:   17:00       Date:   04/05/2004

Isabelle Mohaupt

Haitian Expatriate and Novelist
Topic: “Haiti: Managing Security in Transitional Societies”
Location:   G108       Time:   19:00       Date:   04/03/2004

Murray, Craig

Former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan
Topic: “How Realpolitik Undermines Human Rights”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   13:15       Date:   08/12/2004

Shambaugh, David

Director of the China Policy Center (George Washington University)
Topic: “The EU-China Relationship: An Emerging Axis in World Affairs”
Location:   H216       Time:   16:00       Date:   28/11/2004

Simpson, Dr Gerry

Professor of Public International Law at LSE
Topic: “Australia’s Role in the Asia Pacific Region”
Location:   D502       Time:   16:30       Date:   17/11/2004

Toro-Hardy, HE Alfredo

Ambassador of Venezuela
Topic: “Is there a Future for Latin America”
Location:   D302       Time:   16:15       Date:   19/11/2004

Vieria, Marco

Lecturer of IR at LSE
Topic: “The Fight Against AIDS; The Human Security Agenda”
Location:   D602       Time:   15:00       Date:   08/03/2004

Woolcock, Dr Steve

Associate Professor of IR at LSE
Topic: “EU-US Trade Relations”
Location:   S78       Time:   17:00       Date:   10/05/2004

2003
Abdul-Jabar, Dr Faleh

Visiting Fellow at the School of Politics and Sociology at Birkbeck
Topic: “Crisis in Iraq: US Objectives and Arab and Iraqi Response”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   10/03/2003

Al-Marashi, Ibrahim

LSE Student whose research was plagiarised in dossier by the UK government
Topic: “Crisis in Iraq: Downing Street’s Iraq Dossier”
Location:   G108       Time:   12:30       Date:   11/03/2003

Axworthy, Lloyd

Former Canadian Foreign Minister and Architect of the Ottawa Convention on Landmines
Topic: “Protecting the Vulnerable”
Location:   D202       Time:   18:30       Date:   12/02/2003

Chinkin, Christine

Emerita Professor of International Law at LSE
Topic: “Crisis in Iraq: The Case United States v Iraq”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   17:30       Date:   20/03/2003

Cox, Michael

Chair of IR at LSE and Co-Director of LSE IDEAS
Topic: “Public Diplomacy: Democratizing Foreign Policy”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:12/03/2003

Topic: “Crisis in Iraq: The Case United States v Iraq”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   17:30       Date:   20/03/2003

Dalziel, Stephen

Russian Affairs Analyst at BBC
Topic: “Russia, the Kremlin and the Yukos Crisis”
Location:   D202       Time:   16:15       Date:   14/11/2003

Di John, Dr Jonathan

Researcher at DESTIN (LSE)
Topic: “Venezuela – The Socio-Politic Situation Behind the Headlines”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   12/03/2003

Fernando, Tyronne

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sri Lanka
Topic: “Sri Lanka Peace Process – Case Study in Conflict Resolution”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:30       Date:   05/02/2003

Golub, Philip

Contributing Editor Le Monde
Topic: “Empires in the 21st Century”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   18:30       Date:   10/02/2003

Gompertz, Stéphane

Minister Counsellor at the Embassy of France
Topic: “Crisis in Cote d’Ivoire – The Way Forward”
Location:   G108       Time:   17:00       Date:   21/01/2003

Greenwood, Christopher, QC

Former Professor of International Law at LSE and Judge at the International Court of Justice
Topic: “Crisis in Iraq: The Case United States v Iraq”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   17:30       Date:   20/03/2003

Guthrie, General the Lord of Craigiebank GCB LVO OBE

Former Chief of Defence Staff and Director of N M Rothschild & Sons Ltd
Topic: “Terrorism: What are we going to do about it?”
Location:   D502       Time:   17:30       Date:   15/10/2003

Hammer, Michael

Deputy Director for Africa Amnesty International
Topic: “Crisis in Cote d’Ivoire – The Way Forward”
Location:   G108       Time:   17:00       Date:   21/01/2003

Halimi, Serge

Editorial Board Le Monde
Topic: “Empires in the 21st Century”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   18:30       Date:   10/02/2003

Hoffman, Mark

Assistant Professor in IR at LSE
Topic: “Disobedient Humanitarianism: Violence, Politics and Aids”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   17:15       Date:   17/11/2003

Hughes, James

Professor of Comparative Politics at LSE
Topic: “Russia, the Kremlin and the Yukos Crisis”
Location:   D202       Time:   16:15       Date:   14/11/2003

Jacquin-Berdal, Dominique

Lecturer in IR at LSE
Topic: “Crisis in Cote d’Ivoire – The Way Forward”
Location:   G108       Time:   17:00       Date:   21/01/2003

Kaldor, Mary, CBE

Professor of Global Governance and Director of the Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit (LSE)
Topic: “Empires in the 21st Century”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   18:30       Date:   10/02/2003

Topic: “Crisis in Iraq: The Case United States v Iraq”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   17:30       Date:   20/03/2003

Leonard, Mark

Director of the Foreign Policy Centre
Topic: “Public Diplomacy: Democratizing Foreign Policy”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   12/03/2003

Lewis, Dr Colin

Professor Emeritus of Latin American Economic History at LSE
Topic: “Venezuela – The Socio-Politic Situation Behind the Headlines”
Location:   D402       Time:   18:00       Date:   19/03/2003

Light, Margot

Professor Emeritus in the Centre for the Study of Global Governance, Guest Teacher at LSE
Topic: “Sri Lanka Peace Process – Case Study in Conflict Resolution”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:30       Date:   05/02/2003

Topic: “Crisis in Iraq: The Case United States v Iraq”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   17:30       Date:   20/03/2003

Topic: “Russia, the Kremlin and the Yukos Crisis”
Location:   D202       Time:   16:15       Date:   14/11/2003

Owen, The Rt Hon. the Lord CH

Former Foreign Secretary of the UK
Topic: “Europe beyond the Bosporus and the Urals”
Location:   D202       Time:   18:30       Date:   22/01/2003

Philip, George

Convenor of the Department of Government at LSE
Topic: “Venezuela – The Socio-Politic Situation Behind the Headlines”
Location:   D402       Time:   18:00       Date:   19/03/2003

Robertson, Lord of Port Ellen

NATO Secretary General
Topic: “NA”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   14:00       Date:   06/03/2003

Rousso, Alan

Senior Political Counsellor at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Topic: “Russia, the Kremlin and the Yukos Crisis”
Location:   D202       Time:   16:15       Date:   14/11/2003

Smith, Dr Karen

Professor of IR at LSE
Topic: “Europe beyond the Bosporus and the Urals”
Location:   D202       Time:   18:30       Date:   22/01/2003

Sreebny, Daniel

Public Affairs Officer at the US Embassy
Topic: “Public Diplomacy: Democratizing Foreign Policy”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   12/03/2003

Sweeney, Carole

Deputy Head Public Diplomacy at the FCO
Topic: “Public Diplomacy: Democratizing Foreign Policy”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   12/03/2003

Thody, Justine

Senior Editor at The Economist
Topic: “Venezuela – The Socio-Politic Situation Behind the Headlines”
Location:   D402       Time:   18:00       Date:   19/03/2003

Tong, Jacqui

President of Médecins Sans Frontiéres UK
Topic: “Disobedient Humanitarianism: Violence, Politics and Aids”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   17:15       Date:   17/11/2003

Tripp, Dr Charles

Lecturer of Politics at SOAS
Topic: “Crisis in Iraq: US Objectives and Arab and Iraqi Response”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   10/03/2003

Wade, Christopher

Communications Director of the British Council
Topic: “Public Diplomacy: Democratizing Foreign Policy”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   12/03/2003

Wade, Robert

Professor of Political Economy and Development at LSE
Topic: “Empires in the 21st Century”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   18:30       Date:   10/02/2003

White, David

Africa Editor for FT
Topic: “Crisis in Cote d’Ivoire – The Way Forward”
Location:   G108       Time:   17:00       Date:   21/01/2003

2002
Alden, Christopher

Reader in IR at LSE
Topic: “South Africa’s Foreign Policy”
Location:   D202       Time:   18:30       Date:   03/12/2002

Amorim, HE Celso Luiz Nunes

Ambassador of Brazil
Topic: “Brazil’s Foreign Policy”
Location:   D602       Time:   18:00       Date:   21/11/2002

Berezovsky, Dr Boris

Businessman
Topic: “Prospects for Strengthening Democracy in Russia”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   14/11/2002

Bulmer-Thomas , Dr Victor CMG OBE

Director of Chatham House
Topic: “Brazil’s Foreign Policy”
Location:   D602       Time:   18:00       Date:   21/11/2002

Topic: “The Argentina Financial Crisis and its Implications for Latin America”
Location:   Hong Kong Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   12/02/2002

Chubin, Dr Shahram

Director of Research at the Geneva Centre for Security Policies
Topic: “Iran’s Domestic Reform and National Security Policy”
Location:   D302       Time:   17:00       Date:   21/01/2002

Dowden, Richard

Former Africa Director for the Economist
Topic: “The Zimbabwe Elections: Prospects for the Country and the Region”
Location:   D202       Time:   12:00       Date:   08/02/2002

Hoffman, David

Foreign Editor of the Washington Post and Former Head of the Post’s Moscow Bureau
Topic: “The Rise of Oligarchic Capitalism in Russia and Lessons for the Future”
Location:   D702       Time:   18:00       Date:   04/03/2002

Lau, Emily

Member of Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Topic: “The Future of Democracy in Hong Kong – Five Years After the Handover”
Location:   D502       Time:   18:00       Date:   02/05/2002

Light, Margot

Professor Emeritus in the Centre for the Study of Global Governance, Guest Teacher at LSE
Topic: “Prospects for Strengthening Democracy in Russia”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   14/11/2002

Longworth, Peter, CMG

Former British Ambassador to Zimbabwe
Topic: “The Zimbabwe Elections: Prospects for the Country and the Region”
Location:   D202       Time:   12:00       Date:   08/02/2002

Lunga, Adrian

Representative of the Freedom for Zimbabwe Campaign
Topic: “The Zimbabwe Elections: Prospects for the Country and the Region”
Location:   D202       Time:   12:00       Date:   08/02/2002

Mabuza, HE Lindiwe

Ambassador of South Africa
Topic: “South Africa’s Foreign Policy”
Location:   D202       Time:   18:30       Date:   03/12/2002

Sen, Dr Gautam

Principal Lecturer of IR at LSE
Topic: “India’s Foreign Policy”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   25/11/2002

Sen, HE Shri Ranendra

Ambassador of India
Topic: “India’s Foreign Policy”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   25/11/2002

Shire, George

Zimbabwean scholar, political analyst and cultural critic
Topic: “The Zimbabwe Elections: Prospects for the Country and the Region”
Location:   D202       Time:   12:00       Date:   08/02/2002

Summers, Michael

Councillor of the Falkland Islands Government
Topic: “The Falkland Islands Today – Sustaining a Secure Future”
Location:   Hong Kong Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   18/03/2002

Tickell, Sir Crispin, GCMG KCVO

Former British Ambassador to the UN
Topic: “The Falkland Islands Today – Sustaining a Secure Future”
Location:   Hong Kong Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   18/03/2002

Yavlinsky, Dr Grigory

Chairman of the Yabloko Party in Russia and Former Presidential Candidate
Topic: “The Political Climate in Russia after September 11th”
Location:   D602       Time:   18:00       Date:   11/02/2002

2001
Byford, Mark

Managing Director BBC World Service
Topic: “Global Broadcasting in the Digital Age”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   17:00       Date:   16/01/2001

Caruana, Peter, QC

Chief Minister of Gibraltar
Topic: “Gibraltar – The Right to Self-Determination”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   17:00       Date:   24/10/2001

Elliot, William

Head of Political Section of the Afghanistan Emergency Unit (FCO)
Topic: “Afghanistan – Analysis of the Current Crisis”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   18:30       Date:   07/11/2001

Griffin, Michael

Freelance Writer and Journalist, Expert on Taliban
Topic: “Afghanistan – Analysis of the Current Crisis”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   18:30       Date:   07/11/2001

Hofman, Dr Murad Wilfried

Former Ambassador of Germany
Topic: “Globalisation and the Future of Islam”
Location:   A42       Time:   18:00       Date:   23/02/2001

Hurd, Lord Douglas

Former Secretary of State
Topic: “The End of the Cold War – A Foreign Secretary’s Perspective”
Location:   D502       Time:   18:00       Date:   23/01/2001

Kader-Jaffer, HE Abdul

Ambassador of Pakistan
Topic: “Afghanistan – Analysis of the Current Crisis”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   18:30       Date:   07/11/2001

Kinsman, HE Jeremy

Ambassador of Canada
Topic: “Canada’s Foreign Policy”
Location:   Soc Meeting Room       Time:   NA       Date:   13/05/2001

Kramarenko, Alexander

Deputy Russian Ambassador
Topic: “Russia’s Foreign Policy”
Location:   Hong Kong Theatre       Time:   18:00       Date:   05/05/2001

Ridley, Yvonne

Sunday Express Journalist and recently released hostage from Afghanistan
Topic: “Afghanistan – Analysis of the Current Crisis”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   18:30       Date:   07/11/2001

Rubin, James

Former Spokesman of the US State Department
Topic: “National Missile Defence: President Bush’s First Diplomatic Challenge”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   18:30       Date:   05/02/2001

Sung-Hong, HE Choi

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea
Topic: “Situation on the Korean Peninsula since the Summit Talks in June 2000”
Location:   NA       Time:   18:00       Date:   14/05/2001

Suriyakumaran, Canaganayagam

Chairman of the Centre for Regional Development Studies Sri Lanka, Former Visiting Professor at LSE
Topic: “Global Governance and the Future Frameworks of the United Nations Roles”
Location:   D502       Time:   17:00       Date:   16/11/2001

2000
Bhutto, Benazir

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan
Topic: “Prospects for Democracy in Pakistan”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   17:00       Date:   17/02/2000

Higgins, Coleen

Legal Officer at the International Maritime Organisation
Topic: “The Role of the International Maritime Organisation in International Relations”
Location:   NA       Time:   17:00       Date:   29/02/2000

Gompertz, Stéphane

Deputy French Ambassador
Topic: “France’s Foreign Policy”
Location:   NA       Time:   16:30       Date:   09/05/2000

Faluzi, Dr ???

NA
Topic: “UN Current Developments and Careers”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   16:00       Date:   25/02/2000

Kollantai, Vladimir

Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of World Economics and International Affairs
Topic: “Problems of Globalisation – A View from Russia”
Location:   NA       Time:   17:00       Date:   30/11/2000

Miklos, Ivan

Deputy Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic
Topic: “Political Economy of Transition in Slovakia”
Location:   NA       Time:   16:00       Date:   21/03/2000

Pang, HE Eng Fong

Ambassador of Singapore
Topic: “Singapore in a Changed Southeast Asia and New World Economy”
Location:   NA       Time:   17:00       Date:   22/02/2000

Setinc, HE Marjan

Ambassador of Slovenia
Topic: “Foreign Policy of Slovenia”
Location:   NA       Time:   17:00       Date:   03/02/2000

Zhengang, HE Ma

Ambassador of China
Topic: “China’s Foreign Policy”
Location:   D502       Time:   17:00       Date:   29/02/2000

Before 2000
Akhavan, Payam

Legal Adviser to the International War Crimes Tribunal Yugoslavia
Topic: “International Law, Morality and Justice”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   13:00       Date:   26/01/1996

Atkins, George Pope

Author and Research Fellow at the Institute of Latin American Studies, UT Austin
Topic: “The Foreign Policy of Latin America”
Location:   S78       Time:   13:00       Date:   29/11/1983

Bentwich, Norman De Mattos, OBE MC

Former Professor of IR at the Zionist University of Jerusalem and Director of League of Nations High Commission for Refugees from Germany
Topic: “Religious Foundations of Internationalism”
Location:   Room 409       Time:   20:15       Date:   12/05/1933

Clawson, Dr Patrick

US Foreign Policy Adviser
Topic: “Middle East”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   26/11/1996

Demerenko, Col. Yuri

Colonel of the Russian Army
Topic: “Russian Peacekeeping”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   18/11/1996

Fuller, Maj.-Gen. John Frederick Charles, CB CBE DSO

Strategist, Theorist of Modern Armoured Warfare and Author of ‘War and Western Civilisation’
Topic: “Britain’s Naval Strength and Diplomatic Influence”
Location:   Graham Wallas Room       Time:   20:00       Date:   08/06/1934

Glover, Dr Edward

British Psychoanalyst
Topic: “Psychological Foundations of Internationalism”
Location:   Graham Wallas Room       Time:   20:00       Date:   23/02/1934

Grigg, Sir Edward, KCMG KCVO DSO MC

Former Govenor of Kenya and MP for Altrincham
Topic: “The Future of Africa as an International Problem”
Location:   Graham Wallas Room       Time:   20:00       Date:   26/01/1934

Guentsadze, Guerman

Ambassador of the Soviet Union
Topic: “The Soviet Position on Security and Arms Control”
Location:   NA       Time:   17:30       Date:   08/12/1986

Hawtrey, Ralph George

British Economist and Former Lecturer of Economics at Harvard University
Topic: “The Economic Aspect of Sovereignty”
Location:   Graham Wallas Room       Time:   20:00       Date:   02/03/1934

Higgins, Dr Rosslyn

Specialist in International Law at Chatham House
Topic: “The Administration and Formulation of UN Policy by the UK Government”
Location:   S300       Time:   18:00       Date:   15/02/1966

Hill, Dr Christopher

Montague Burton Professor of IR at LSE
Topic: “Theoretical Extravaganza”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   17:30       Date:   04/03/1996

Hoffman, Mark

Assistant Professor in IR at LSE
Topic: “Theoretical Extravaganza”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   17:30       Date:   04/03/1996

Howard, Michael

MP for Folkestone and Hythe
Topic: “Britain and the Problem of European Security”
Location:   New Theatre       Time:   19:00       Date:   30/01/1985

Jäckh, Dr Ernst

Former President of the Hochschule für Politik in Berlin
Topic: “German Disarmament Plans”
Location:   Graham Wallas Room       Time:   20:00       Date:   27/10/1933

Jagodzinski, Tadeusz

Correspondent of Gazety Wyboreza
Topic: “Political Instability in Eastern Europe – Three Years After…”
Location:   A144       Time:   13:00       Date:   19/11/1992

Kaldor, Dr Nicholas

Professor of Economics at the University of Cambridge
Topic: “Britains Entry to the EEC”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   NA       Date:   18/10/1971

Lefebure, Maj. Victor

Author of Scientific Disarmament
Topic: “Problems of Disarmament”
Location:   Room 409       Time:   20:15       Date:   10/03/1933

Legum, Colin

Author and Anti-apartheid Activist
Topic: “Africa”
Location:   45       Time:   13:00       Date:   05/10/1977

Light, Margot

Guest Teacher in IR at LSE
Topic: “Present Condition of and Future Possibilites in the Former Soviet Union”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   04/03/1993

Lyons, Dr Gene

Author and American Political Columnist
Topic: “Is There a Future for UNESCO?”
Location:   NA       Time:   13:00       Date:   05/12/1983

Mango, Dr Ahmed

Special Adviser to HRH Crown Prince Hassan bin Talal of Jordan
Topic: “Peace in the Middle East”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   05/11/1996

Martin, Kingsley

Editor of the New Statesman
Topic: “The Pacifists’ Dilemma”
Location:   Graham Wallas Room       Time:   20:00       Date:   01/12/1933

Mirsky, George

Professor of IR at the Russian Academy of Science
Topic: “Present Condition of and Future Possibilities in the Former Soviet Union”
Location:   NA       Time:   NA       Date:   04/03/1993

Mumford, Capt. Philip

Former RAF Officer and Peace Movement Supporter
Topic: “Iraq and the Assyrians”
Location:   Graham Wallas Room       Time:   20:00       Date:   19/01/1934

Noel-Baker, Philip

Lecturer in IR at Yale University
Topic: “Collective Security”
Location:   Graham Wallas Room       Time:   20:00       Date:   24/11/1933

Overacker, Dr Louise

Elizabeth Kimball Kendall Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College
Topic: “Republicratic Politics in the U.S.A.”
Location:   Graham Wallas Room       Time:   19:00       Date:   08/02/1954

Pestaina, Judith

Special Adviser in the Political Affairs Division Commonwealth Secretariat
Topic: “The Relevance of the Commonwealth in the New Millennium”
Location:   NA       Time:   17:00       Date:   08/12/1999

Rosenberg, Dr Justin

Lecturer in IR at LSE
Topic: “Theoretical Extravaganza”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   17:30       Date:   04/03/1996

Stern, Dr Geoffrey

BBC Radio Presenter and IR Specialist at LSE
Topic: “Theoretical Extravaganza”
Location:   Old Theatre       Time:   17:30       Date:   04/03/1996

Thomas, Brian

Researcher at the Central University of Iowa
Topic: “The USSR – Does it Deserve Resurrection?”
Location:   Vera Anstey Room       Time:   13:00       Date:   25/11/1994

Thursfield, Rear-Adm. Henry George

Former Director of the Intelligence Department of the Admirality
Topic: “Britain’s Naval Strength and Diplomatic Influence”
Location:   Graham Wallas Room       Time:   20:00       Date:   08/06/1934

Wattez, Edward

UNDP Resident and Representative in Palestine
Topic: “The UNDP & Nationbuilding with Particular Reference to the Cause of Palestine”
Location:   Vera Anstey Room       Time:   13:00       Date:   14/03/1996

Weston, John

Director of International Security Policy of the UK Foreign Office
Topic: “Discussion on Arms Control and Disarmament”
Location:   Graham Wallas Room       Time:   18:00       Date:   04/12/1984

Zimmern, Alfred Eckhard

Montague Burton Professor of IR at Oxford University
Topic: “British Internationalism”
Location:   Graham Wallas Room       Time:   20:00       Date:   04/05/1934

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Topic: “XXXX”
Location:   XXXX       Time:   XXXX       Date:   XXXX

 

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