• The role of Russia and China at the beginning of the 21st century

    Dr Bettina Renz, Lecturer in International Security, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham The challenge of Russia in the World today?Dr Zhengxu Wang, Senior Research Fellow, China Policy Institute, University of Nottingham Development in China and its implications for the World

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  • Middle East: Is the US part of the Problem or part of the Solution in the Middle East?

    What role has the US played in the Middle East since World War Two? Professor Stephen Haseler, Director of the Global Policy Institute, London Metropolitan University Why Israel needs Peace more than everChris Doyle Director, Council for Arab-British Understanding Is the two-state solution still viable? Maen Rashid Areikat, Co-ordinator General, Deputy Head, Negotiations Affairs Department, […]

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  • Globalisation: Can Britain and the EU meet the challenge?

    Challenges & Opportunities posed by Globalisationi Tim Cooper, European Programmer Leader, Accenture, global management, consulting, technology services & outsourcing Malcolm Carroll, Network Developer, Greenpeace The Rise of the Global Citizen Dominic Brett, Head of Public Diplomacy, The European Union and the Global Economy European Commission Representation, London

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  • Can the UK, Europe and the USA join forces to solve the Global Economic Crisis?

    In the Chair, Lord Watson of Richmond What is the Crisis really about? Vince Cable, MP The Politics behind the Economics Roland Rudd, Director of Business for New Europe Graeme Leach, Chief Economist/Director of Policy, Institute of Director Quentin Peel, International Affairs Editor, Financial Times Where do we go from here? Baron Lawson of Blaby […]

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  • Has 2009 seen the beginning of a new World Order?

    Is solving the Economic Crisis leading to a new world order? Professor Adhinay Muthoo, Head of the Department of Economics, University of Warwick The new global order: A view from Brazil Dr Paulo Wrobel, Economist & Political Scientist, The Brazilian Embassy A role for the EU in a new world order? Andrew Woodcock, Senior Policy […]

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  • What role will the EU play in World Affairs now that the Treaty of Lisbon is in force?

    Dr. Caroline Lucas MEP, Leader of the Green Party in England and Wales Dr. Christian Krappitz, European Commission, EC Representation in London Dr. Martyn Bond, Visiting Professor of European Politics, Royal Holloway Jonathan Fryer, Writer and broadcaster on international affairs, PPC for Tower Hamlets; US Diplomat from the Embassy in London

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  • Is the fear of terrorism greater than the threat itself?

    University of Surrey Is the fear of terrorism greater than the threat itself? Simulation Game 12:00 to 12:45 Risk Perception & Communication: Terrorising or Terror-Proofing the Public? Dr Brooke Rogers is from the Department of War Studies at Kings College where he is a lecturer in Risk and Terror and co-Director of the MA in […]

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  • Have we learnt the lessons of Afghanistan?

    ntroduction to intervention: Have we learnt the lessons from Afghanistan? Dr Roberta Guerrina, Senior Lecturer and Head of the School of Politics Is the age of interventionism now behind us? What comes next? Professor Sir Michael Aaronson CBE, University of Surrey Role play, debates and seminars: School of Politics on the topics: Should we have […]

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  • Are Capitalism and Democracy incompatible?

    Class vs Culture in American Presidential Elections Dr Adrian Pabst Can capitalism be democratised? Dr Andrew Wroe Why regulating capitalism does not work Jamie Whyte, Writer and philosopher, The Cobden Centre www.cobdencentre.org/author/jamie What is the role of democracy in the face of global caiptalism? Joe Stead, Economics Justice Adviser, Christian Aid

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  • What does the future hold for Africa?

    Peter Grant, Co-Director of Restored, an international alliance working to end violence against women. Joe Powell, Writer (transparency in Africa and climate change) for One International Ladi Dariya, Fund-Raiser, CommonWealth Education Fund Afua Hirsch, Guardian Correspondent for West Africa

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