We are pleased to present to you the Hilary 2013 issue of SIR, magazine, the Oxford International Relation Society's new publication with a broad-minded IR focus.
Sir Nigel Sheinwald is a former senior British diplomat last appointed as British Ambassador to the United States from 2007 to 2012. His previous posts include four years as Chief Foreign Policy and Defence Adviser to Prime Minister Tony Blair and UK Permanent Representative and Ambassador to the European Union in Brussels. He held a...
Join us with Minister Counsellor Cong Peiwu of the Chinese Embassy in London at Keble College. Minister Counsellor Cong was previously posted at the Chinese Embassy in Canada, before returning in 2003 as Deputy Director, Director and Counsellor of the Department of North American and Oceanian Affairs, a branch of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs....
Andrew Mitchell, former International Development Secretary, will be addressing IRSoc on Thursday.
The Executive Editor of The Economist, Dr Daniel Franklin, will be giving us an insight in what the world might look like in 2013. — Keble College, Thurs Nov 15th
Sir Geoffrey Adams, Political Director-General at the FCO and former Ambassador to Iran, will be speaking about the United Kingdom and the Arab Spring. — Tue 6/11/12 7:30 at Mansfield College.
Known for its socials, IRSoc is starting the term in style with cocktails and live music. Join on the door & enter for £15 (or £10 for non-members, £5 for members), then free drinks all night.
Annie Machon, MI5 officer turned whistle-blower, will be talking about LIFE AS A SPY — 7:30PM at Christ Church
Professors Walter Russel Mead and Stefan Halper will be discussing the future of U.S. foreign policy, with particular emphasis upon the perspectives offered by incumbent President Barack Obama the Republic candidate, Governor Mitt Romney. — 7:30PM at Keble College
Sir Malcolm Rifkind MP is a senior Conservative Party politician who has held a number of positions in Cabinet and is currently chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. — 7:30PM at Merton College
Pax Sinica: Will China be the Titan of the 21st Century? — Thursday 24th May (Week 5) 7:30PM, Pontigny Room, St. Edmund Hall
General Sir Peter Wall will be speaking on the 'FUTURE CHALLENGES FACING THE ARMY'. — Wednesday 30th May (Week 6) 7.00PM, Moser Theatre, Wadham College
An extremely successful journalist, John Simpson has interviewed world leaders, and reported from over 120 countries and over 30 warzones. Friday 3rd week, 7:30PM at Queen's