Baroness Gisela Stuart: The Vitality of Democracy in Britain and Across the Globe

10 Merton Street Lecture Theatre University College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Gisela Stuart’s career spans politics, foreign affairs, and the civil service. She is the First Civil Service Commissioner, responsible for the appointments to the Civil Service, and Chair of Wilton Park, the Foreign Office forum for strategic discussion. Previously, Gisela was the Chair for Vote Leave, Chair for Change UK, and Labour MP for Edgbaston. […]

Yuan Yi Zhu: The Outlook on China

Yuan Yi Zhu is a writer and academic. He is Assistant Professor of International Relations and International Law at Leiden University and a Research Associate at the University of British Columbia’s Centre for Constitutional Law and legal Studies.Yuan is also a frequent contributor to various newspapers and websites, such as The Critic, New Statesman, Telegraph, Times, National Post (Canada). Yuan's […]

Dr Edward Howell: Does Kim Jong Un Want War?

Rainolds Room Corpus Christi College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Dr Edward Howell is an expert on international relations, security, and politics of the North Korea, the Korean Peninsula and the wider Asia-Pacific region. He is a Lecturer in Politics at Christ Church, University of Oxford, Korea Foundation Fellow with the Asia-Pacific Programme at Chatham House, and a contributing writer for several publications including The […]

Evie Aspinall: What can foreign policy do for Britain? What can it do for the world?

Evie Aspinall is the Director of the British Foreign Policy Group (BFPG), an independent think tank focusing on the intersection between domestic and foreign policy. Her primary research interests are domestic consent for foreign policy, the UK’s role in the world and challenges posed by the UK’s strategic rivals. Join us for an insightful conversation […]

Yuan Yi Zhu: “The present and future of Xi Jinping’s foreign policy”

Robert Beddard Room Oriel College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Yuan Yi Zhu is the Assistant Professor of International Relations and International Law at Leiden University and a Research Associate at the University of British Columbia’s Centre for Constitutional Law and Legal Studies. His research focuses on the relationship between international law and the international order and the constitutional law of the United Kingdom and of the Commonwealth. […]