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Foreign Policy in a Fracturing World
The Rt Hon Jack Straw, Foreign Secretary, 2001-2006
This lecture is open to the public.
A selection of past Lectures
From Aid to Empowerment: IsDB Making the Market Work for Development
HE Dr Bandar al Hajjar, President of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)
On 13 November HE Dr Bandar al Hajjar, President of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), gave a lecture at the Centre on ‘From Aid to Empowerment: IsDB Making the Market Work for Development’.
Faith in the Commonwealth
The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth
On 1st November The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, gave a lecture at the Centre on ‘Faith in the Commonwealth’.
The Political Economy of Climate Change: Challenges for Muslim Societies and the World Inaugural Keith Griffin Lecture
Professor James Boyce, Department of Economics, University of Massachusetts
The Keith Griffin Inaugural Lecture.
Making a Difference in the Middle East: UK Objectives
The Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP, Minister of State for the FCO & DFID
The Centre hosted a lecture by Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP, Minister of State responsible for UK relations with the Middle East, appointed to both the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Dept. for International Development.
The Right to Freedom of Religion: Cases and Controversies
Lord Pannick QC, Distinguished Fellow, All Souls College
One of the Azlan Shah lecture series was delivered by Lord Pannick QC at the Centre on 26th April on the theme of The Right to Freedom of Religion: Cases and Controversies.
Dialogue in Action: the Witness of St Francis of Assisi
Cardinal Vincent Nichols
On 27 February, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster, gave a lecture at the Centre on ‘Dialogue in Action: The Witness of St Francis of Assisi’.
Palestine/Israel: History is Undecided...
Ambassador Afif Safieh (Formerly Palestinian Representative in London,Washington and Moscow)
On 15th February, Ambassador Afif Safieh, delivered a lecture at the Centre entitled ‘Palestine/Israel: History is Undecided...’
The Rt Hon the Baroness Hale of Richmond (President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom)
Lecture by The Rt Hon the Baroness Hale of Richmond (President of the Supreme Court) at 5.00 pm. All welcome.