Past Programme 1988

Future of the Front Line states in Southern Africa
Chair: The Hon Cyrus R Vance

15-17 January 1988


"Perestroika" and "glasnost": stocktaking towards the end of Mr Gorbachev’s third year
Chair: The Hon Arthur R Hartman

19-21 February 1988


Space exploration: scientific luxury, commercial enterprise or prudent investment in the technologies of the future? Who should pay?
Chair: The Rt Hon Sir Geoffrey Pattie MP

18-20 March 1988


Higher education in an advanced society
Chair: Dr John E Brademas

8-10 April 1988


Managing exchange rates in the world-wide economy
Chair: The Rt Hon the Earl of Limerick KBE

13-15 May 1988


The next American presidency: foreign policy agenda and issues
Joint conference with the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations held at Wingspread, Racine, Wisconsin
Chair: Mr John E Rielly

19-21 May 1988


International security without nuclear weapons?
Chair: Professor Sir Michael Howard CBE MC

3-5 June 1988


Existing international organisations: present realities and future needs
Chair: Sir Brian Urquhart KCMG MBE

17-19 June 1988


Maintaining cultural and ethical values in a free market
Chair: Sir Geoffrey Chandler CBE

24-26 June 1988


The Ditchley Foundation Annual Lecture XXV
Paradise after the Fall: in Search of Contemporary Australia
Delivered by Dame Leonie Kramer

15 July 1988


The significance for the transatlantic relationship of the economic rise of East Asia
A joint conference with the world affairs council of northern California, held at the Bodega Bay Lodge, Bodega, California
Chair: Ambassador Theodore L Eliot Jr

30 September - 2 October 1988


The oversight of, and the limits on, intelligence work in a democracy
Due to the sensitive nature of the subject under discussion a Director’s Note was not prepared following this conference

October 1988


The European pillar of the north Atlantic alliance: a security dimension for the process of European integration?
Chair: The Rt Hon the Lord Carrington KG CH KCMG MC PC

21-23 October 1988


The art of political biography in the twentieth century
Chair: The Rt Hon the Lord Blake FBA

28-30 October 1988


Handling issues affecting public health: control, legislation, education and information programmes, international action
Chair: The Rt Hon Sir Patrick Nairne GCB MC

18-20 November 1988


Chair: Dr R M Laws CBE FRS

2-4 December 1988