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


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