Round Table events and events of interest
1 March: Panel discussion: Commonwealth and challenges to media freedom in South Asia. Speakers: Sanjoy Hazarika, Executive Head, CHRI, New Delhi; Rita Payne, Emeritus President, Commonwealth Journalists Association; and others.
Senate Room, Senate House, University of London.
3 March: Media and Empire: A Conversation with Dr Shashi Tharoor, author of Inglorious Empire: What the British did to India.
Taking place at the Westminster Institute for Advanced Studies.
13 March: Commonwealth Day
Events include the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey.
13 March: Annual Commonwealth Day Westminster Seminar
Organised by the Council for Education in the Commonwealth. Topic – Education to support a Peace-Building Commonwealth. Tickets are available online.
4 April: The Peter Lyon Annual Memorial Lecture by HE Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, Commonwealth Secretary-General. Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House.
4-5 April: The Commonwealth and Challenges to Media Freedom.
Organised by Institute of Commonwealth Studies and School of Advanced Studies, University of London. Senate House, London.
Previous Round Table events and links
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