Round Table events and events of interest

28 September: Launch of ‘Cricket without a Cause’ by historian Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI).
Kings College, London – Tickets available

10 October: Transformation in Southern Africa – What is the role of China?
18:00 – 20:00 Speaker: Professor Stephen Chan OBE, Chair: Rt Hon the Lord Tom McNally
Organised by the Council for Education in the Commonwealth. Tickets available online

Round Table logo19-20 October – Commonwealth Conference: “The UK and the Commonwealth Summit 2018″
Round Table event – Royal Over-Seas League, London
To register (£20, including two light lunches and a reception) and for further details, contact: Dr Alex May at


11 November – The Commonwealth Fair
Kensington Town Hall, London



September: Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting – New York.

October: Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting – Washington

16-18 October: Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting – The Bahamas

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, coverage and our dig into the 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

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