Oxford Summer Programme

ATA UK was pleased to be one of the partners in the Oxford Diplomacy and Geopolitics Forum’s “Oxford Summer Programme on International Affairs”.

This Programme brought together an international group of young scholars and policy practitioners for an intensive week of lectures, seminars and workshops in the idyllic setting of St Edmund Hall in the University of Oxford.

The Programme took place from 3 to 10 July and provided “master classes” on today’s foreign policy and international security challenges.

Speakers included:

  • Nicholas Williams OBE, former NATO Head of Operations in Afghanistan

  • Dr. Melanie Garson, Tony Blair Institute/ University College London

  • Michael Shipster, CMG OBE, former Director of Middle East & Africa, British Foreign Office

  • Maj. Gen. Jonathan Shaw, CB CBE, former Commander of British Forces in Iraq

  • Ambassador Piotr Wilczek, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

  • David Hobbs, CEO, Atlantic Treaty Association of the UK / Secretary General Emeritus, NATO Parliamentary Assembly

A more complete list of speakers and their biographies is available here.