Events

Upcoming Martin Wight Memorial Lecture
 

Professor Nicola Phillips
Professor of Political Economy, University of Sheffield

"Power and inequality in the global political economy"

9 November 2016, 18:30-19:30

London School of Economics and Political Science

To read the text of this lecture, published as an article in the journal International Affairs,   click here

Recent Martin Wight Memorial Lectures

 Professor Christopher Hill
 Sir Patrick Sheehy Professor of International Relations
 Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge

 "Powers of a kind? The anomalous positions of Britain and France in world   politics" 

  3 November 2015, 18:00-19:00

  Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs

To read the text of this lecture, published as an article in the journal International Affairs,   click here


Emeritus Professor John Rohl
School of History, Art History and Philosophy, University of Sussex

""Goodbye to all that (again)? The Fischer thesis, the New Revisionism and the meaning of the First World War"

6 November 2014

University of Sussex

To read the text of this lecture, published as an article in the journal International Affairs, click here.


Professor Yongjin Zhang
School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, University of Bristol

"The idea of order in Ancient Chinese political thought: a Wightian exploration"

20 November 2013

London School of Economics and Political Science
 
Professor Nicholas J. Wheeler
Department of International Politics, University of Aberyswyth

"Diplomatic transformations in international anarchy"

8 November 2012, 18:00-19:00
Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs
 

Professor Linda Colley
The Department of History, Princeton University

"Britain, written constitution and world history, 1780-2000"
Wednesday 2 November 2011, 18:00 to 19:00
University of Sussex, Chichester Lecture Theatre
 
Professor Ian Clark
Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University
"Hegemony and international society"
Wednesday 10 November 2010 18:30

London School of Economics and Political Science


Professor Barry Buzan
Department of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science
"Culture and international Society"
Wednesday 18 November 2009
Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs

Professor David Reynolds
Department of History, Christ's College, University of Cambridge
"Summitry as intercultural communication"
Thursday 20 November 2008
University of Sussex

Professor Robert Jackson
Department of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University
"Martin Wight's intellectual world"
Wednesday 12 December 2007
London School of Economics and Political Science, Old Theatre
 

Dr Andrew Hurrell
Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford
"One world? Many worlds? The place of regions in the study of international society"
Thursday 23 November 2006
Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs

Professor Mark Mazower
Department of History, Columbia University
"An international civilization? Empire, internationalism and the crisis of the mid-twentieth century"
Thursday 24 November 2005
University of Sussex

Baroness Professor Onora O'Neill
Newnham College, Cambridge
"The dark side of human rights"
Thursday 14 October 2004
London School of Economics and Political Science

Neal Ascherson
Journalist and writer, formerly foreign correspondent of The Observer
""Better off without them"? Politics and ethnicity in the twenty-first century"
Thursday 13 November 2003
Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs

Professor Mary Kaldor
Centre for the Study of Global Governance, London School of Economics and Political Science
"The idea of global civil society"
Thursday 31 October 2002
University of Sussex

Professor Andrew Linklater
Department of International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth
"The problem of harm in world politics: implications for the sociology of states-systems"
November 2001
London School of Economics and Political Science

Professor Timothy Garton Ash
European Studies Centre at St Antony's College, University of Oxford
"Is Britain European?"
November 2000
Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs