Past Programme 1997

Nations in transition to democracy:  the management of radical transformation
Chair: The Rt Hon The Lord Callaghan of Cardiff KG PC

17-19 January 1997


What future for quality newspapers?
ChairmanMr Andrew Knight     

31 January-2 February 1997


Defence against ballistic missiles: options and implications
Chair: The Honorable Harold Brown

14-16 February 1997


Security and stability in the Middle East
Chair : Sir John Coles GCMG

28 February-2 March 1997


Extra-territorial application of national laws regulating business activities
Chair : Mr Keith Highet

21-23 March 1997


Russia and its neighbours
Chair: Sir Rodric Braithwaite GCMG          

25-27 April 1997


Sub-Saharan Africa: how can the developed world help?
Chair: The Honorable Louis W Sullivan MD 
(a joint conference with SCIS)

9-11 May 1997


Social justice and the relief of poverty in the global economy: tensions between social priorities and market pressures
Chair: Baroness Williams of Crosby PC

23-25 May 1997


After the US and UK elections:  impacts and prospects
Chair: The Honorable Raymond G H Seitz

20-22 June 1997


The Ditchley Foundation Annual Lecture XXXIV
The United Nations, regionalism and the future of international peace and security
Delivered by Ambassador William Richardson

July 1997


The implications, within and beyond Europe, of prospective monetary union
Chair: Professor Dr Reimut Jochimsen

12-14 September 1997


The future development of the global financial system
Chair: Mr Grant L Reuber OC FRSC

3-5 October 1997


The future of intelligence in democracies:  scope, justification and control

17-19 October 1997


The prevention of youth crime:  schooling, neighbourhood and intervention
Chair: The Rt Hon The Lord Windlesham CVO PC

31 October-2 November 1997


Public trust in government
Chair: The Rt Hon The Lord Howe of Aberavon CH QC

21-23 November 1997


Future patterns of military conflict

5-7 December 1997