Round Table events and events of interest
11 November: The Commonwealth Fair
Kensington Town Hall, London
29 November: News on a Knife-Edge: Gemini and development journalism today
The Gemini News Service was founded in 1967 to provide news and features about the Commonwealth and developing world. It ceased in 2002. This conference will look at Gemini, its
legacy, and the state of development journalism in the Internet world of today.
London University Senate House – Contact the Institute of Commonwealth Studies for registration.
13 December: The Annual Gladwyn Lecture
How the Commonwealth network of relationships can contribute to peace – Professor Lord Alderdice on how the Commonwealth is especially well placed to contribute to advancements in peace building.
The Council for Education in the Commonwealth – Tickets.
October: Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting – Washington
16-18 October: Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting – The Bahamas
16 – 18 April 2018: The week of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) begins with four forum events, bringing together representatives from the worlds of business, civil society and government.
Transcripts and audio/visual links to previous Round Table events and events of interest
4 April: The Peter Lyon Annual Memorial Lecture by HE Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, Commonwealth Secretary-General. Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House. Transcript and report.
Video: The House of Lords debate the Commonwealth – 16 March.
Focus on Commonwealth Day – Q&A, our coverage and a look into the Commonwealth Day archives – 13 March.
Nov 2016: Launch of a special issue: Brexit and the Commonwealth: What next?
Special issue of The Round Table The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs.
This issue is now available online.
Round Table Conference
6-7 January 2016 – The Commonwealth after Malta.
A report of the conference proceedings.
Round Table Lecture
“The Commonwealth, the European Union, the Challenges”
Delivered by Dr Lawrence Gonzi, the former Prime Minister of Malta on
27 November 2015 at the University of Malta.
Click here to read Dr Gonzi’s lecture.
The 2015 Malta Summit, Valletta.
The Commonwealth’s New Beginnings?
A One-Day Conference previewing the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting organised by The Round Table: the Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs and the Department for International Relations, University of Malta.
24 November 2015.
Read Michael Frendo’s keynote address
Speech at Senate House
Read Zaid Ibrahim’s The Fate of Freedom and the Onslaught of Islamisation in Malaysia as presented at the event
Date: October 2015
Venue: Senate House, London University, UK