Past Programme 1985

The impact on social and political structures of the increasing part played by women in the workforce

January 1985


Strategic interests, defence and arms control: adjustment of the transatlantic roles
In association with the Woodrow Wilson Center

February 1985


The next four years in East-West relations

March 1985


Issues in the third world : the end of empire, north-south relations, and world stability
In association with the Woodrow Wilson Center, held in Washington DC
Chair: The Hon George McGhee

7-9 March 1985


The provision and financing of social welfare: is the concept of the welfare state still viable today?

March 1985


Finance, trade and development: transatlantic cooperation in dealing with the world’s economic problems
In association with the Woodrow Wilson Center

April 1985


Exchanges in the performing arts between the United States and Britain: can transatlantic cultural relations be left to look after themselves?

May 1985


The United States, Britain and Europe: changed relationships in a changing world

May 1985


The Middle East and the Gulf: a fresh look at western interests and ways of safeguarding them

May 1985


The practical and political implications of ballistic missile defence [star wars] technology

June 1985


The Ditchley Foundation Annual Lecture XXII
The ECU and its contribution to the stability of the international monetary system
Delivered by Mr Valery Giscard D'Estaing

12 July 1985


Defense and security in the Pacific region

September 1985


The role and influence of religion and religious organizations in the democratic political process

October 1985


Modern medicine, at what price?

November 1985


Change in southern Africa: how substantial is it, where is it leading, and where should it lead?

December 1985


Do the developed industrial countries need an energy policy to assure adequate future supplies?

December 1985