Past Programme 1987

Reconciling freedom of information with protection of the public interest in the modern democratic process
Chair: The Rt Hon the Lord Deedes PC MC DL

30 January - 1 February 1987


Contradictions and conflicts between sovereignty and international stability: problems of intervention and management in the fragmented world
Chair: The Hon Kingman Brewster

27 February - 1 March 1987


The international economic and political implications of fluctuating oil prices
Chair: Sir Albert Thomas Lamb KBE CMG DFC

13-15 March 1987


Economic growth and the environment: conflict or opportunity?
Chair: Sir Arthur Norman KBE DFC

27-29 March 1987


American views of the Soviet Union: how to handle East-West relations
A second joint conference with the Southern Center for International Studies, Atlanta GA, held in Atlanta
Chair: Ambassador Marty Hillenbrand

9-12 April 1987


The contemporary role of trade unions in the advanced industrialised countries
Chair: Professor A H Halsey

24-26 April 1987


A new generation, old institutions, and a middle-aged alliance: is there room for innovation in transatlantic relationships?
A conference for the successor generation
Chair: Mr Simon Jenkins

15-17 May 1987


The Atlantic gap: national differences and the future of the alliance – options for action by the private sector
Chair: The Rt Hon Geoffrey Rippon QC

29-31 May 1987


How to identify public opinion in a modern pluralistic society: pressure groups, opinion polls and the ballot box
Joint conference with the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations
Chair: Sir Ian Trethowan

19-21 June 1987


The Ditchley Foundation Annual Lecture XXIV
English Anchor - American Sail: Two Centuries of the American Constitution
Delivered by Professor Benno Schmidt

17 July 1987


Sir John Graham becomes Director of The Ditchley Foundation

August 1987


Military and economic power in international politics: is there a shift in their significance?
Chair: Mr Christopher Tugendhat

4-6 September 1987


The Gulf War, Lebanon, Palestine: a review of Middle East crises and prospects
Chair: Sir Anthony Parsons GCMG LVO MC

25-27 September 1987


The political and economic problems facing governments as a result of population growth and population shifts

October 1987


End of Century Tasks: Coping with High Technology, Industrial Transformation and Economic Interdependence
Chair: Lord Callaghan of Cardiff KG PC

13-15 November 1987


The future of nuclear power in energy policy
Chair: Sir Frank Layfield QC

3-6 December 1987