Public Lecture by Sir Malcolm Rifkind “British Foreign Policy after Brexit”

Sir M. Rifkind who has served at the forefront of British politics for almost forty years will give a lecture of the future of British foreign policy after Brexit. This is an extraordinary opportunity to meet and discuss with a well-known British politician who was Foreign Minister and Minister of Defence as well as having served in other ministries in the governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major. Sir M. Rifkind during his lecture will speak on the future of British foreign policy, on Britain’s future relationship with the European Union and NATO and on Britain’s relationship with the Baltic States.

  • Date: Wednesday 14 September 2016
  • Time: 17:00 – 18:15
  • Venue: Institute of International Relations and Political Science
  • Topic: „British foreign policy after Brexit”

Speaker: Sir Malcolm Rifkind, former Minister of Defence (1992-1995), Foreign Minister (1995-1997) and Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee (2010-2015). In December 2015 Rifkind was appointed a Visiting Professor by King’s College, London in their Department of War Studies. He is also a Senior Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). Sir M. Rifkind published his memoirs „Power and Pragmatism“ in July 2016.