Speaker 

The Hon John Baird P.C.

Biography

Former Foreign Minister of Canada

Campuses Visited

University College London (2018 and 2020)

Oxford University (2018)

Cambridge University (2018)

Birmingham University (2020)

Bristol University (2020)

Durham University (2020)

The Pinsker Centre has hosted over 120 public events and webinars since February 2016, featuring 57 speakers from a range of professional, personal and academic backgrounds, who all hold several different perspectives. All events are appropriately chaired for balance.

Speaker 

Colonel Richard Kemp CBE

Biography

Former Commander of British Forces in

Afghanistan and former Chair of COBRA 

Campuses Visited

University College London (2016 and 2017)

Oxford University (2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019)

Durham University (2017 and 2018)

Cambridge University (2018)

Birmingham University (2020)

Bristol University (2020)

Speaker 

Sharren Haskel MK

Biography

Deputy Speaker of the Israeli Parliament 

Campuses Visited

Kings College London (2018)

Oxford University (2018)

Sussex University (2018)

Birmingham University (2018)

Cambridge University via webinar (2020)

Speaker 

Ed Husain

Biography

Former Advisor to Tony Blair, historian of

Islam and Muslim philosopher

Campuses Visited

Oxford University (2020)

University College London via webinar (2020)

Speaker 

H.E. Ehud Olmert

Biography

Former Prime Minister of the State of Israel

Campuses Visited

Cambridge University (2018)

University College London (2018)

Speaker 

Bill Kristol

Biography

Former Chief of Staff to the Vice President

of the United States and founding Editor of

the Weekly Standard

Campuses Visited

Cambridge University (2017)

Kings College London (2017)

Oxford University (2017)

Speaker 

Dr Melanie Garson

Biography

Teaching Fellow in International Security

and Conflict Resolution

at University College London (UCL)

Events at UCL

in conversation with

Maj. General Amos Yadlin (2017)

in conversation with

Sir Malcolm Rifkind, 

HE Ehud Olmert and

the Hon John Baird (2018)

in conversation with Dr. Nir Boms,

Professor Asher Susser and Brigadier

General Dr. Efraim Sneh (2019)

in conversation with The Hon John

Baird P.C., General H.R. McMaster,

Lord Walney, Ambassador Danny Dayan,

Brigadier General Yossi Kuperwasser

and Ambassador Elan Carr (2020)

Speaker 

Dan Meridor

Biography

Deputy Prime Minister of Israel

Campuses Visited

Oxford University (2018)

Kings College London (2018)

Durham University (2018)

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