The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs will be celebrating its centenary in 2010.
To mark 100 years of publication of the journal, the editorial board will be organizing a number of publications, conferences and other activities.
Sir Shridath Ramphal Chief Emeka Anyaoku Sir Donald McKinnon Kamalesh Sharma
Read The Round Table Editorial for free by clicking on the link 'Read More' below.
- Editorial: A Very Big Birthday
Volume 99, Issue 410 October 2010, pages 461 - 466
by Terry A. Barringer
In 2010 The Round Table celebrated its centenary with a round of events, publications and awards. This editorial summarises all these and indicates where their record can be found in print and on the web. It concludes by asking what lessons the journal has learned as it moves into its second century. History matters and RT's own history matters. It must continue to learn from the wisdom of the elders even as it engages with new and younger voices in the Commonwealth network of networks. RT must continue to make every attempt to use evolving information and communications technology but with an awareness of how ICT affects the nature, producers, recorders and consumers of information, knowledge and wisdom, supportive of Commonwealth values but always willing to ask awkward questions. Read More...
- Lectures - Empire into Commonwealth (series of lectures at the Royal Overseas League, London):
- 5 July 2010: The Modern Commonwealth - Chief Emeka Anyaoku, former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth
- 7 June 2010: The Commonwealth in the Age of Decolonisation - Prof. Wm. Roger Louis, Kerr Professor of English History and Culture, University of Texas at Austin
- 10 May 2010: The Empire/Commonwealth and the Second World War - Dr. Ashley Jackson, Senior Lecturer, Defence Studies Department, King's College London
- 12 April 2010: The Empire/Commonwealth between the Wars - Dr. Susan Williams, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London
- 1 March 2010: The Edwardian Empire - Dr. John Darwin, Beit Lecturer in the History of the British Commonwealth, University of Oxford
- James Mayall, ed., The Contemporary Commonwealth, 1965-2009: An Assessment
- Alex May, ed., The Commonwealth and International Affairs: The Round Table Centennial Selection
- Six Round Table Commonwealth Awards for Young Scholars, to enable six UK-based university students to travel to different parts of the Commonwealth
- Annual Routledge/Round Table Studentship for an MA student at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London (open to non-UK Commonwealth students)
- Previous Conferences:
- 28-30th October 2010: CHOGM Perth: The Round Table, Preparing for Perth: An Action Agenda for Chogm 2011
- 2 July 2010: Rhodes House, Oxford: The Round Table, the British Empire and the Commonwealth, 1910-2010
- 23-25 June 2010: SOAS, London: Democracy in the Commonwealth (booking form)
New - Download the Democracy in the Commonwealth Conference Programme
New - Panel I: Craggs, State of the Art: Defining Democracy, Exploring its Evolutions + Commonwealth Scholarship
New - Panel II: Bunce and Chatterjee, Narrating Democracy in the Commonwealth
New - Panel III: Henderson, Damaging Democracy
New - Panel IV: De Klerk, Democracy and the People: Gender and Security in Post-Conflict South Africa
- 22 June 2010: London University Senate House: Free Pre-Conference Inaugural Meeting of Commonwealth and Democracy Scholars Network
- 16-18 June 2010: Cumberland Lodge: Empire and Me: Personal Recollections of Imperialism in Reality and Imagination
- 14-15 Jan 2010: Cumberland Lodge: Commonwealth Institutions
- 27 Nov 2009: University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad: The Contemporary Commonwealth
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- 13 Nov 2009: Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge: Small States in the International Political Economy