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27th March 2016
In the third of the British Academy's International Forum Series academics, politicians, diplomats and business leaders from the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain came together in order to discuss the successes and failures of the Good Friday Agreement 15 Years after it was first signed. Fellow of the British Academy, Professor Marianne Elliott, chaired the discussion, providing an overview from a previous British Academy event of the Good Friday Agreement 10 years on.
11th July 2013
The British Academy's fifth International Forum took place on Thursday 11 July with policymakers, academics, parliamentarians, the media and other key stakeholders to discuss the diverse connotations and manifestations of the UK's soft power. This Forum helped to inform the House of Lords inquiry on Soft Power and the UK's Influence as well as the British Academy's report on the subject.
10th October 2013
Alongside the Academy's conference on Emerging Powers Going Global, the Academy held an International Forum on Thursday 10 October with Dr Wang Jianye, Chief Economist of the China Export-Import Bank. A fascinating and illuminating discussion was attended by a strong selection of policymakers.
26th February 2014
This Forum explored the opportunities and risks involved in the developing re-engagement with Iran and what practical steps could be taken to progress this further. The Forum included a range of academics and policymakers discussing a breadth of political, scholarly and practical issues.
01st October 2014
This forum focused on the South African education system and the challenges it faces to achieve the expectations and outcomes desired. The discussion explored how certain South African schools do well in spite of adverse conditions, and considered practical strategies to achieve this more widely.
05th November 2014
The day after the British Academy's conference on Contested Approaches to Conflict, Stability and Security: Rethinking State Fragility the Academy held a Forum that discussed with a range of academics, policymakers and practitioners the UK government's approach to stabilisation.
02nd March 2015
This Forum engaged a broad cross-disciplinary range of academics and policymakers in a discussion on the 'challenging contexts' in which learning takes place (such as urban slums, border cities, remote rural areas and areas of conflict) and explored innovative ways of how to conceptualise 'challenging contexts'.
19th October 2015
Global recognition of the importance of early childhood development has sparked a focus on early childhood in the Sustainable Development Goals and has prompted increasing numbers of low and middle income countries to formulate early childhood development policies. This Forum discussed existing and emerging early childhood development research and policy approaches.
26th January 2016
The British Academy held a Forum on Tuesday 26 January to inform the work of the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity. The Commission is a new global initiative, aiming to bring together the best research and policy analysis on actions necessary to increase investment in learning outcomes that can have a positive impact on economic and social development. The Commission will report to the UN Secretary General in September 2016.
10th March 2016
This Forum considered recent developments in the South China Sea and their implications for UK policy. It engaged policy makers, scholars and representatives of private sector and international organisations in discussion on the changing security outlook in the region and UK policy response options.