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British Defence Policy and Brexit - time to consider Britain's place in the world? (Defence Lecture) - Insights Public Lecture
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  • Tuesday 13th March 2018 17:30 (1 hour, 15 mins)
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The Rt Hon the Lord Hutton of Furness

Tuesday 13th March, 17:30-18:45

The former Secretary of State for Defence will reflect on his own experiences, and on relationships between politicians, policymakers and the military, to explore the current challenges about how Britain can match its aspirations to play a role on the international stage as a Permanent Member of the Security Council, and one of the leading members in the NATO alliance, against a background of continuing shortage of resources, and reductions in military capability.

Free admission, all seats are allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

Public lectures at Newcastle University are free and open to all. The aim is to offer a programme that will inform, stimulate, entertain, and excite debate.

Many speakers are leaders in their field and all have something of special interest to convey. The lectures cover a wide range of disciplines and frequently include key contemporary issues, particularly those that affect our daily lives.

Any views expressed by speakers are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Newcastle University.

All lectures are free and open to all, with spaces allocated on a first-come first-served basis. For more popular talks an overspill room will be in operation.

Recordings of some past lectures can be found here.

Location

  • Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
  • Newcatle University
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • NE1 7RU

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