18th May 2021

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 Lord Patten of Barnes

spoke on-line on the subject of

"China and the New Global Balance"

Lord Patten is Chancellor of the University of Oxford and former European Commissioner for External Affairs. 
He was the Chairman of the Conservative Party from 1990 to 1992 and the last Governor of Hong Kong from 1992 to 1997.

The on-line lecture was held jointly with the Bridge Forum Dialogue as well as our usual partners at the British Embassy, the Oxford University Society of Luxembourg and La Fondation Nationale de la Résistance (FONARES).




The Questions and Answers session was hosted by Sir Nicolas Forwood, Patron of the British-Luxembourg Society.


17th October 2019

- Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint Sir Winston Churchill Memorial Lecture 2019 Photo Gallery (click the photo):
Lord Green, as Stephen Green, is a former Chairman and former Chief Executive of HSBC Holdings plc.
As Lord Green he was Minister of Trade and Investment in the UK Government.

9th May 2012
Lord Hurd of Westwell, Former Foreign Secretary

20th March 2009
’Churchill and Europe’, by Vernan Bogdanor, CBE, FBA, professor of Government, Oxford University

2nd October 2008
‘The UK & European response to the ascent of China’, by Sir David Brewer Kt CMG, Lord Lieutenant of Greater London & Former Lord Mayor of London

23th November 2005
‘Tomorrow’s Europe: Will we let Churchill down?’ by Sir Stephen Wall, former Advisor to British Prime Minister Tony Blair on the European Union

30th September 2004
Rt. Hon. Neil Kinnock, Vice-President of the European Commission

29th September 2003
Rt. Hon. Lord Patten son of Port Ellen, Secretary General of NATO

9th October 2002
‘Writing about Churchill’, by Rt. Hon. Lord Jenkins of Hillhead O.M., Former President of the European Commission and author

10th October 2000

- The Rt Hon Christopher Patten, CH, European Commissioner for External Relations

27th April 1999
‘Britain in Europe’, by The Rt Hon Joyce Qin, MP, HM Minister for Europe

31st March 1998
‘A safer Europe – the case for optimism’, by George Robertson, Secretary of State for Defence

6th March 1997
‘Churchill in Europe – Yesterday and Today’, by Sir Martin Gilbert, CBE

14th March 1996
‘Europe Looks East’, by The Rt. Hon. Douglas Hurd CBE MP, Deputy Chairman, NatWest Markets

21st February 1995
‘Economics of Emu’, by Eddie George, Governor of the Bank of England

11th March 1994
‘Yugoslavia: the lesson for the European Union’, by The Rt Hon The Lord Owen, Co-Chairman of the International Conference on the Former Yugoslavia (in the presence of the Grand Duke)

8th February 1993
‘Europe and the Wider World’, by Sir Leon Brittan, member of the European Commission, responsible for External Economic Affairs and Trade Policy

24th January 1992
‘Diversity in Unity – European Laws’, by The Rt Hon The Lord Mackay of Clashfern, The Lord High Chancellor (in the presence of the Grand Duke)

‘Europe – Relations East/West’, Lord Carrington, QC, MP

16th March 1989
‘1992 - and after’, by Lord Roll of Ipsden, KCMG, CB (in the presence of Henri, Grand-Duc Héritier)

8th March 1988
‘Europe: Agenda for the Nineties’, by The Rt. Hon. Sir Geoffrey Howe, QC, MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (in the presence of the Grand Duke)

26th March 1987
‘Mankind’s Threat to its own Survival’ by General Sir John Hackett, GCB, CBE, DSO, MC, Author of ‘The Third World War’, ‘The Profession of Arms’ (in the presence of the Grand Duke)

8th November 1985
‘Winston Churchill and the Making of Europe’ by Professor Michael Howard, CBE, MC, Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Oxford (under the patronage of the Grand Duke)

13th December 1983
‘From Recession to Recovery: Finding the Passage’, by The RT. Hon. The Lord Richardson, KG, MBE, TD (in the presence of the Grand Duc héritier)

25th October 1982
‘International Institutions: Riding the Storm’, by Francis Pym, British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

27th October 1981
‘The Foundations of Peace in Europe’, by The Rt. Hon The Lord Carrington, KCMG, MC, British Secretary of state for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (in the presence of the Grand Duke)

18th October 1979
‘Europe: the Obligations of Liberty’ by The Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher, MP, the British Prime Minister (in the presence of the Grand Duke)

16th November 1977
‘One View of Europe’, by Sir Christopher Soames, British Minister of Agriculture 1960-1964, British Ambassador to France 1968-1972, Vice President of the Commission of the EEC 1973-1977 (under the high patronage of the Grand Duke)