Talking to terrorists

15/09/16, 18:00 - 19:15

The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH

Jonathan Powell discussed his ten years as Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister, Tony Blair, from 1997 – 2007 and his role as chief negotiator on the Northern Ireland peace process. Since then he has set up Inter-Mediate, a charity that promotes conflict resolution and reconciliation around the world. He will highlight the challenges of talking to terrorists around the world, most recently in Colombia. 


Speaker:
Jonathan Powell Director and Founder, Inter-Mediate and author of Talking to terrorists 


Chaired by:
Professor Richard English FBA MRIA FRSE Queen’s University Belfast.


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