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May 2020

“Don’t Mention the War”: Reconciling WW2 Narratives to Ensure Safer European Future 

4 May @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank
Westminster, SW1P 4QP United Kingdom

  As Europe is to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of WW2, national narratives of those historic events hugely differ across Europe. Identity and historical memory is often hijacked by populist and nationalist agendas and history suddenly enters the political mainstream. In Brexit’s Britain, spurious references are being made to get rid of “German” control. In Putin’s Russia, the “Great Patriotic War” has been made a centrepiece of contemporary Russian identity, justifying aggression against its neighbours as a crusade…

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Coming Soon: Glen Grant’s Annual Lecture on the Current Situation and Latest Developments in Ukraine

12 May @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
House of Commons United Kingdom

        Glen Grant works as the security and defence expert in the Ukrainian Institute for the Future. His work here is multi-level supporting both the Presidents Administration and the Parliamentary Defence Committee whilst also providing leadership and moral support for NGOs and defence volunteers. He recently drafted a national security strategy. He is also a Senior Fellow in the UK Institute for Statecraft. Glen has his home in Riga and regularly lectures at Riga Technical University, Riga…

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June 2020

Middle East 2020: Driving Factors and Their Impact

9 June @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
House of Commons United Kingdom

          Miri Eisin began her career in the IDF as part of the Israeli intelligence community. For over twenty years she served as the head of the combat intelligence corps, the assistant to the director of Military Intelligence, and as the Intel officer in combat units and research departments. After retiring from the military, Miri was appointed as the Israeli Prime Minister’s International Advisor and played an important role in the Annapolis Conference. Currently, Miri is…

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HaGirush – the Nazi-Arab Expulsion

29 June @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
House of Commons United Kingdom

  Edwin Black is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling international investigative author of 200 award-winning editions in 20 languages in 190 countries, as well as scores of newspaper and magazine articles in the leading publications of the United States, Europe and Israel. With more than 1.6 million books in print, his work focuses on human rights, genocide and hate, corporate criminality and corruption, governmental misconduct, academic fraud, philanthropy abuse, oil addiction, alternative energy and historical investigation. Editors have submitted Black's work thirteen times for…

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