A UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED SOCIETY

PAST EVENTS

Examples of the Foreign Affairs Society’s past events

1How has the Eurozone crisis affected far-right political movements? A talk by Angelos Chryssogelos, Fellow at the London School of Economics.

A DIPLOMAT IN EASTERN EUROPE

“What does a diplomat do all day?”┬áKeith Shannon, Deputy Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia at the FCO and former British diplomatic ambassador to Moldova, answered this question. He also discussed how his student experience at St Andrews informed his diplomatic career, and what the issues facing Moldova and its neighbouring countries are today.

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‘Rwanda: Genocide in our time” – A conversation with Judge Lennart Aspegren (Former Judge on the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda)

February 2015

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EBOLA: Beyond the Headlines

A collaboration between SAFAC, St Andrews Economics Society, Medsin St Andrews & Medicins Sans Frontiers St Andrews

October 2014

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The Question of Independence – Exploring the theory and practice of self-determination

Lecture and discussion with Sir Adam Roberts, Emeritus Professor of International Relations at Oxford University

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What is a highly autonomous Hong Kong to China: threat of opportunity?

A discussion with Mr Tsim Tak-Lung, Justice of the Peace and former member of the Central Government Unit, Hong Kong

November 2014

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Conference: Between the Past and the Future: The Challenges and Responsibilities of Negotiating Peace

October 2012