Speakers and Their Topics of the Past Decades

2012

Richard Aronowitz
Vortrag: "Five Amber Beads"

Christopher Bigsby
A comparison of television in Britain and the US

SE Georg Boomgarden, German Ambassador to the UK
Politische und wirtschaftliche Herausforderungen in Großbritannien und in Europa im Jahr 2012

Dr. James Bowman  
The Fortune Hunter - A German Prince in Regency England

Anthony Cragg
Britain Today and Tomorrow - a Personal View

Rainer Dobbelstein, Generalkonsul a.D. & Vicotria Applebe  
Wie ticken Briten? Oder "Trial and error" auf hoher See 

SE Simon McDonald, British Ambassador to Germany & Thomas Kielinger, journalist, author
- The Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II and the Monarchy Factor from a British and German perspective
- Break up of the Euro? Is there a future for the EU? A BRITISH VISION FOR EUROPE!

Giles MacDonogh
Frederic the Great and Britain

William Durie
The British Garrison Berlin 1945-1994

Howard Gater-Smith
- British Pudding - a Short History of a British Favourite
- Journeys in the Footsteps of my Father

Prof. Simon Green  
The Political Challenge of Migration Policy

Graham Philip Jefcoate MA FRSA MCLIP  
What is the use of old books?

Roger Jones
Wales, its History and Present-Day Status in the UK

Alisdair Johnston, Lieutenant-Colonel
Der britische Beitrag zur Demokratisierung der Bundesrepublik Deutschland nach dem 2. Weltkrieg

Jonathan Locke Hart
Sonnets - classical and modern

Keith Hyman, The Right Honourable Lord Mayor of the City of York Councillor
York 800 - celebrations fit for a Queen

Thomas Kielinger, journalist, author
Buchvorstellung: Elisabeth II. - Das Leben der Queen

Susanne Kilian
The English Code

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Linke
The Findhorn Foundation

Sir Roderic Lyne
My Neighbour's Cow - Some Personal Reflections on British and German Approaches to Russia and Europe

Brian Malican
Lost in Deutschland

Dr. Rudolf Muhs
Laaske, London and East Berlin. The Transgressions of Wolfgang Gans Edler Herr zu Putlitz (1899-1975)

John Peet
The Euro and the Future of Europe

Michael Rines  
David Binder "Sown with Corn" 

Antje Robrecht
Auslandskorrespondenten als Akteure in den dt.-brit. Beziehungen von 1945-1962

Dr. Claudia Schönfeld
English Landscape Painting: Gainsborough, Turner, Constable, etc.

Dr. Florian Schweizer
Lecture on Charles Dickens' Bicentenary  

Rolf Seelmann-Eggebert, journalist, author
Von Hofberichterstattern und Märchenerzählern - Das englische Königshaus und die Presse

Gina Thomas  
"Continent cut off" - England's uneasy relationship with Europe

Kerstin Trimble, novelist
Reading from her new novel "Tale of a Turncoat - Der Abtrünnige" 

Dr. Tony Williams  
"That Magic Lantern" - Dickens and London

Dr. William Wolff
"The Two Harolds" - Harold Wilson and Harold Macmillan


2011

Vernon Bogdanor
The Coalition in Britain - Will Britain become more like Germany?  

Dr. James Bowman
The Fortune Hunter - A German Prince in Regency England

Dr. Linda Bree 
Jane Austen - "Between Manuscript and Print"

Rudi Camerer   
Everything you always wanted to know about Rabbie Burns but never quite understood because of his Scots accent

Major General Nick Caplin
The British Army - A Strategic View  

Sir Ivor Crewe
Challenges to Universities in the 21st Century

Rita Daniell   
William and Kate - the triumph of hope over experience?

David Davies
Conservatives in Coalition: challenges to face, changes to make
The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party: A Day in the Life of a Westminster MP

HE Simon McDonald CMG, British Ambassasor to Germany
Germany and the UK - a Partnership for the 21st Century

Mary Evans   
The imagination of evil - Why do we love and need detective stories?

John Galvin
An evening with the former Lord Mayor of the City of York

Prof Michael Gassenmeier (em.)  
London-Poetry as Politics

Howard Gater-Smith
Journeys in the footsteps of my father  

Michael Hall 
"Eating for Britain" - Tales from the Consul's Diary

Reiner Heard   
Energy for the future - What are the options?

Peter Kellner
The Crisis in Social Democracy  

Susanne Kilian
The English Code  

Graham Lacey
British Education in an International Context

Sabine Klewe and Achim Zolke M.A.
"Gender, Crime & Horror"

Graham Lacey
British Education in an International Context

Dr. Gabriele Linke   
Schottland heute: Eine Nation-viele Lebensgeschichten

Dr. Paul Maddrell
British Intelligence through the Eyes of the Stasi, 1950-1989

Andrew Newton
Observations of an Englishman living in Germany

Ian Morris
Why the West Rules - For Now

Nadir Noorzai
Afghanistan Today. Prospects for Democracy

Dr. Jill Raggett
The Japanese-style Garden in the British Isles

Dr. Christopher Ray
The Manchester Grammar School and Germany: An Enduring Affection

Alison & Jo Rippier
Love Down The Ages  

Malcolm Scott
Reflections on the Anglo-German Relationship

Tony Sheridan
An evening with a rock legend

Prof. Peter Skrine
Victoria and Albert - A Remarkable Anglo-German Partnership

Prof. Dr. Hugh van Skyhawk
Murder for love of the prophet

Peter Snowden
"The British Conservative Party's Journey from Opposition to Coalition"

Dr. Genevieve Susemihl   
Lecture on "Cultural Contacts on Haida Gwaii and in 'Blackfoot Country'"
"Insularity - news coverage, Disadvantages and advantages of living on an island"

Jochen Thies
Das 'britische' Element bei den Moltkes

Prof. Dr. Wolf-D. Weise
"A Jerry Among the Brits: "Det fiel mir uff"

Dr. Ingrid Wolter
The Education of Monsters - Mothers and Daughters in Dialogue  

2010
Sir Michael Arthur
Britain and Germany: A New Partnership in a Globalised World

Garry Brenmer
The Meaning of Art

Georg Boomgarden
Deutschland - Großbritannien - Europa - wohin steuert das Vereinigte Königreich nach der Unterhauswahl?   

Sir Colin Budd
The UK's Attitude to German Unification: A Retrospektive Analysis (Followed by a Reception)

David Davies
Conservatives in Coalition: challenges to face, changes to make

Dr. Karl-Heinrich Ebel  
Global climate change. Fact or Fiction?

Karin Feuerstein-Praßer, MA 
Caroline von Braunschweig. Englands ungekrönte Königin

Prof. Justin Fisher   
UK General Election 2010: Is Gordon Brown's Time Running Out?  

Prof. John Flood 
Who would be a Poet Laureate?

Prof. Dr. Hans-Dieter Gelfert 
Typically English. How the British Came to Be What They Are

Bernd Fritz und Dr. Jo Rippier   
Cartoon Reading

Malcolm Greenhalgh
What Future for Wildlife in Europe?

Dr. Angelika Halama
Stammbäume in der Familienforschung: Die Familie von Moltke

Jim Hamlyn 
Thoughts About Art and Teaching

David Hart
Overseas Expat Life: Tales From a Small Planet  

Prof. Wilhelm Hortmann
Who (For Goodness Sake) WAS William Shakespeare?  

Dr. Christoph Heyl
Almost Unsufferable to Our Ears? Primitivism, Early Romanticism and Eighteenth-Century Perceptions of the Scottish Bagpipes

George Jellicoe 
Digging the Largest Hole in the World - Sous la Manche

Nicholas Jones
How far are online conversations and engagement shaping the political agenda?

Panel Discussion with Thomas Kielinger (WELT) and Roger Boyes (TIMES): Britain Before the Elections: Views From London and Berlin   --  

Debi Kobarg 
True Blue Australia - How is real life in Australia?

Johannes Leithäuser
Schwarz-Gelb in Westminster, Berliner Verhältnisse in Britannien?! (Black-Yellow Coalition in Westminster, Berlin Circumstances in Britain?!)

Jana Luchs
Trekking in the Himalaya

Prof. Dr. Roger Lüdeke
The Popularity of William Blake, Poet Painter

Prof. James Mitchell   
Scotland's Move Towards Self-Rule

David Mourton
Thoughts on Democracy and the Financial Crisis  

Roderick Parkes/Martin Kremer   
Implications of the UK 2010 Election - Marriage for Love, or a Pact with the Devil?

Quentin Peel
Can Clameronism work? 100 Days of Learning to Live with a Coalition

Prof. Pogge von Strandmann, M.A., D.Phil., FRHistS
The End of the Dynastic Royal Family in Europe. The Case of the Name Change of the British Monarchy  

Jeremy Rifkin
Die empathische Zivilisation

Dr. Jo Rippier  
Approaching Poetry - A Reading & Discussion 

Alison & Jo Rippier
Love Down The Ages  

The Lord Watson of Richmond
The Development of English as the World Wide Language and its Impact on the Special Relationships (Germany and the USA) of Britain

Gillian Robertson
A Magistrate's Story - An informative, sometimes wry analysis of an ancient and unique system of justice

Anthony Rowland 
Berlin into Manchester: Daniel Libeskind's Jewish Museum and The Imperial War Museum North

Claudia Schönfeld 
Schwerin Sights. Artist’s Views

Carsten Schmiester 
Living as a German Reporter in the UK and in the US

Dr. Christoph Schmidt   
The Thief of Bagdad. Genese und Interpretation eines orientalischen Märchenfilmklassikers (1924) und seines  Remakes (1940)

Prof. Dr. Therese Seidel
Shakespeare und kein Ende: Die Erfindung des Populären  

Lieutenant General Shirreff
Headquarters ARRC (Allied Rapid Reaction Corps) and Unity of Purpose in Hybrid Conflict in the 21st Century  

Hugh van Skyhawk
Tribal Warfare on the Northwest Frontier: The Enemy of my Enemy is my Friend  

Dr. James Stredder
How To Enjoy Shakespeare

Dr. Steffen Stuth   
"Die Herrlichste unter sämtlichen Frauen". Editha - Eine Frau kehrt zurück in ihre Stadt   
Frederick Taylor   
From War to Wall to World Cup. The British and the Germans Since 1945

Jill Teltscher 
Child of the War

Dr. Ralf Tils
Strategie in der Politik. Deutsche und britische Regierungen im Vergleich

Kerstin Trimble, writer
Lesung aus ihrem Buch: Mohnblumenzeit. Poppy days    --  

Dr. Heiko Walkenhorst
What has England got to do with it?

Prof. Peter Wellstead   
Irish Diary 2010: Hubris and Nemesis
 
2009
John Burton, writer
Samuel Pepys: 17th Century English Diarist Extraordinary

Prof. Terence McCarthy, Professor of English, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon
"Abroad" and the English Abroad: Some Thoughts on How We Saw Each Other in the Age of Shakespeare

Kenneth Chrichton, diplomat, ret. 
9th of November 1989. A Personal View 20 Years After 

Mary Fulbrook, Professor of German History; Director of the Centre for European Studies at UCL
Violence, Life Stories and Memory: The German Dictatorships in Generational Perspective

Prof. Ray Furness
Wagner and England

Prof. em. Dr. Albert-Reiner Glaap, member of the board of the DBG Düsseldorf e.V. 
Words as Windows on English Life and Culture

Howard Gater-Smith, Member of the Board of the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft Bielefeld
A Journey Through the Cotswolds

Prof Dr. Christoph Heyl
Barometz, Dodo, Jubjub, Heffalump! Bizarre Animals and British Literature: A Special Relationship

Dr. David Hendy
Radio, The Intellect and the Imagination in Early Twentieth Century Britain

William Horsley, Director, Institute for German Studies, University of Birmingham
Germany, Britain and the New Division of Europe

Prof. Wilhelm Hortmann, Professor of English literature, ret.
Who (For Goodness Sake) WAS William Shakespeare?

Norbert Hummelt, lyricist, author and translator
"The Waste Land" by T.S. Eliot

Daniel Johnson, journalist, editor
The Fall of the Wall: Memories of a Journalist

Dr. Richard Kitchen, Visiting Fulbright Professor, University of Trier  
British Colonial and Native American Interaction: The "Good Indian/Bad Indian" Dichotomy as a Basis for American Indian Policy 

Dr.-Ing. Joachim Kühl, member of the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Language and Humour

Dr. Kwasi Kwarteng   
Talk and reading from recent book "Ghosts of Empire" 

Brigitte Lohmar, member of the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft
Byron und Goethe

Jacquelynn Luben, author
Reading: Laughter and Tears

Annie Machon
Spies, Lies and Whistleblowers

Stefan Marx, policy advisor, journalist
The Myth of the Spin Doctor. How Blair and Schröder Communicated with the Media

Margaret MacMillan
The Uses and Abuses of History

Major General RAMS Mungo Melvin, OBE, General Officer Commanding of the United Kingdom Support Command (Germany)
British Forces in Germany: Past, Present and Future

Prof. Roger Morgan, External Professor of Political Science, European University Institute, Florence
Are Permissiveness and Informality Damaging British Public Life?

Colin A. Munro CMG, Ambassador ret., writer, consultant
The German Revolution of 1989. A British Insider's View From East Berlin 

Professor Anthony Nicholls, Professor of Modern German History, ret.
Ups and Downs in Anglo-German Relations, 1949-2008

Friedrich Niemeyer, Universität Rostock
Filmprojekt: History on Film: The Tudors

Sir Emyr Jones Parry, diplomat ret.
Is Britain Becoming a Federal State?

Corinna Pietzsch, Research Assistant, University of Hamburg
The Reception Process of German Devotional Literature in Early Modern England

Thomas Polte
Expansive Landscape and Biodiversity: MV - A Silent Treasure?

Prof. Bertram Schefold
Economic and political causes for the divergence of Euroland and the European Union

Carsten Schmiester, Programmdirektor, Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR 2), Hamburg
Living as a German Reporter in the UK and in the US 

Claudia Schönfeld, Kunsthistorikerin am staatlichen Museum Schwerin
Digital Gardens 
English Landscape Painting

Malcolm Scott, British Consul-General for North Rhine-Westphalia and Director-General of Trade and Investment for Germany
Reflections on the Anglo-German Relationship

Prof. Peter Skrine, Professor Emeritus and Senior University Research Fellow, University of Bristol
Victoria and Albert - A Remarkable Anglo-German Partnership

Prof. Dr. Craig Smith, Professor für Computer- Wissenschaften, FH Oldenburg 
Reading in a Foreign Language. How Computers and the Internet Can Help 

Prof. David F. Smith, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma WA
British Culture and Citizenship in World War Two

Kevin Taylor, Director of Strategy, Cambridge University Press 
Cambridge University Press. The History and Future of an Academic Publisher

Kevin Taylor, former British Consul-General for North Rhine-Westphalia and Director-General of Trade and Investment for Germany
Reflections on Four Years in Düsseldorf

Dr. Sylvie Tritz 
John Flaxman and the Renaissance

Dr. Stefan Vöhringer
Von Hogarth bis Turner. Das goldene Zeitalter der englischen Malerei

Thomas Werner, Kulturamt Hansestadt Rostock 
Ernst Heinkel: Strahltriebwerke und Städtebau?

Armin Wetzel
Living in the American Bush

Prof. Ralph Yarrow, Emeritus Professor of Drama and Comparative Literature at UEA
Walking With Max

2008
Dr. Zeno Ackermann, Lecturer, Freie Universität Berlin  
"Out of the Shelter". Remembering the Second World War and the Holocaust in British Culture

Sir Michael Arthur, British Ambassador to Germany
A British Perspective on Today`s Security Policy Challenges

Pim Baxter, Communications and Development Director, The National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery. Past, Present and Future

Joan Crossley, Dozentin für Neue Sprachen und Philosophie, Kiel
Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize Winner for Literature in 2007  

Prof. Nicholas Deakin, Emeritus Professor of Social Policy, Birmingham University
Gordon Brown and the "Civic Society"

Catherine Fried, Writer and Photographer
Über kurz oder lang: Erinnerungen an Erich Fried 

Richard Fries, Visiting Fellow, LSE, Centre for Civil SocietyChief Charity Commissioner for England and Wales, 1992-99
Charity - "At the Heart of British Society"?

Prof. Dr. Erica Fudge, Reader in Literary and Cultural Studies at Middlesex University, London 
Thinking With Pets 

Howard Gater-Smith, Member of the board of the Bielefeld branch of the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft
A Journey Through the Cotswolds / Journeys with my Father …c. 1929 / An English Village - Through the Centuries 

Dr. Hans-Georg Golz, Historian
Hammer und Zirkel an der Themse. Die DBG und die DDR

Rudlieb Gräter, member of the board of the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft
Neu England - ein besonderes Stück Amerika

Henry Hemming, Journalist, Writer
Reading from his book “In Search of the English Eccentric”

Mark Hendrick, MP for Preston
The Future of Europe: Energy & Environment, Further Enlargement & Europe in the World 

Dr. Claus Hemmer, Chairman of the Mecklenburg branch of the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft
Organisationsform, Ziele und Aufgaben der Deutsch-Britischen Gesellschaft / Von der grünen Wiese zum Hochbau

Dr. Christoph Heyl, Lecturer of English, Universität Frankfurt
London's Ruins as a Tourist Attraction of the Future 

Peter Hunt, architect
Urban Regeneration. Salford Quays, the comprehensive transformation of the old port of Manchester 

Ingo Herzke, Translator
Lost in Translation

Graham Philip Jefcoate MA FRSA MCLIP, Director, University Library, Nijmwegen 
Handel (and Other Germans) in The Strand: The German "Colony" in London in the 18th Century

Wolfgang Keinhorst, Course Leader for Languages and Business Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University, GB
Leeds and Yorkshire

Prof. Jim McDonald
500 Years of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh – History and Surgery Intertwined 

Prof. Terence McCarthy, Professor of English, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon
"Abroad" - And the Englisch Abroad. Some Thoughts on the Situation in the Age of Shakespeare

Dr. Paul Maddrell, Lecturer in Intelligence and Strategic Studies, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, International Politics Department
Intelligence and Counter-terrorism: Britain in Northern Ireland and Britain Against Radical Islam

Prof. Stanley Martin, CVO, JP, Former extra Gentleman Usher to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II
The British Honours System / Links Between the British and German Royal Houses

Stefan Marx, Policy Advisor, Journalist 
The Myth of the Spin Doctor. How Blair and Schröder Communicated with the Media  

General Major Mungo Melvin, OBE 
My Life in the Army / Serving in Germany. A Personal Perspective 

Stuart Moss, Dozent, Leeds Metropolitan University
An Introduction to Leeds Metropolitan University

Harry Mount, Writer, Journalist
The Only Way Forwards is Backwards - the Joy of Becoming a Latin Lover / History of the English House 

Prof. Dr. William Paterson, Director, Institute for German Studies, University of Birmingham 
Britain Under Brown

Mike Reilly, First Secretary, British Embassy Berlin 
Germany and Great Britain - Global Partners for a Safer World

Andrew Ridgeway, Her Majesty's Lieutenant Governor of Jersey
Jersey - the island, its history and unusual constitutional position and the role of the Lieutenant Governor

Meinhard Saremba, Writer, Translator, Lecturer
The Strange Case of Sir Arthur and Mr Sullivan - Sir Arthur Sullivan, His Achievements and His Music 

Prof. Dr. Ralf Schneider
Consuming Culture: Advertising in Victorian Britain 

Claudia Schönfeld, Art Historian
Oudry – The Painter and the Animals / English Landscape Painting

Heinz Schulte, MA, MIL, Journalist, Writer
An Evening With Sherlock Holmes / Vodka Martini – Shaken, Not Stirred

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schuller, Professor of History, ret. 
Frogs, Huns, Yanks and Yids. Eine kontinentale Lektüre Evelyn Waughs 

Udo Seiwert-Fauti, Germany Correspondent for BBC Scotland
Is the End Really Nigh? Scotland on the Way to Independence 

Prof. Kurt Shell, Professor of Political Sciences, ret. 
My Years in England - Between "Munich" and the Blitz  
Prof. Dr. Peter Skrine, Professor Emeritus and Senior University Research Fellow, University of Bristol
The National Trust – A First-Hand View

Julian Spalding, Art historian, former Director of Glasgow Museums and Galleries, founder of Ruskin Gallery and Glasgow Museum of Modern Art
The Wonder of Seeing

Irmgard Steinisch, Professor of Modern German History at York University, Toronto
Trade, Armaments and Public Morality: British Imperial Interest and American Expectations During the American Civil War

Rupert Graf Strachwitz, Rupert Strachwitz, Director Maecenata Instituts; Member of the Board of the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft
Barbara Greene – An She Came Too

Brian Taylor, Political Editor, BBC Scotland 
New Scotland, New Britain, New Europe

Jilly Teltscher, Member of the Mecklenburg Branch of the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft
An English Lady Living in Mecklenburg 

Dr. Raphael Thoene, Composer and Lecturer
Pigeonholes and 20th century British classical music: how modern must a composer be? 

Dr. Peter Tibber, British Consulate General, Düsseldorf
Europe's Role in the World: The British Vision

Prof. Frank Trentman, Professor of History, Birkbeck College, London
Free Trade Nation: Consumption, Civil Society and Commerce in Modern Britain 

Prof. Peter Wende, Professor for Modern History, Frankfurt University
Vom Inselstaat zum Weltreich. Anmerkungen zum Aufstieg und zur Struktur des Britischen Empire 

Ian Willmott, Councillor Manchester, Mitglied des Kommitees für Kriminalbekämpfung, Gründer und Vorsitzender des landesweiten Beratungsteams (National Advisory Group)
Crime and Antisocial Behaviour in the UK

Prof. Dr. John Worthen
Shadows and Realities: Writing the Biography of T.S. Eliot 

Alison Skilbeck & Tim Hardy, Actors
Reading: Chosen Words

2007 
Prof. Dr. Peter Alter, emerit. Professor für Neuere und Zeitgeschichte, Universität Duisburg-Essen
Churchills Encounters with Germany

Sir Michael Arthur, British Ambassador to Germany 
Britain and Germany: A New Partnership in a Globalised World

Janet Barnes, Dr. Hermann Arnold
Museums in York and Münster: Past, Present, Future

Dr. Werner Becker, Senior Economist, Deutsche Bank Research, Frankfurt
Will the UK ever join EMU, and if, under which conditions?

Juliet Campbell, Former British Ambassador to Luxembourg
Her Britannic Majesty's Ambassador - A Life in the British Diplomatic Service

Dr. Joachim Castan, Historian, Journalist
Der rote Baron und die Briten

Dr. Burkhard Dretzke, Teacher of Linguistics, Freie Universität Berlin
Good and Bad Language
How to Get the Most out of an English-English Dictionary

Saroj K. Chakravarty, Patron of the Prince’s Trust 
Corporate Social Responsibility & The Prince`s Trust

Anthony Cragg, Senior Associate Research Fellow at King’s College, London and an Associate Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute
Uneasy Partners - International Security and the UN, NATO and EU

Ekkehard Eickhoff, Historian, Ambassador ret. 
Kultur, Kabale, Karneval. Die Briten im Venedig des Ancien Régime

John Eidinow, Journalist, Writer
On Becoming a? Biographer

Howard Gater-Smith, Member of the board of the Bielefeld branch of the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft
A Journey Through the Cotswolds

Bronwyn Gray-Specht, Actress, Director, Editor, Cultural Manager
100 Shots then Champagne – a look 'from within' at the BBC

Dr. Claus Hemmer, Chairman of the Mecklenburg branch of the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft
Organisationsform, Ziele und Aufgaben der Deutsch-Britischen Gesellschaft / Von der grünen Wiese zum Hochbau

PD Dr. Christoph Heyl, Lecturer of English, Universität Frankfurt
Bubbles from the Brunnens of Nassau: English Travel Writing and the Making of a Tourist Destination, 1830-40

Günther Jaffke, Writer, Journalist
Hannas Briefe – ein pommersches Kriegsschicksal

Graham Philip Jefcoate MA FRSA MCLIP , Director, University Library, Nijmwegen 
Handel (and Other Germans) in The Strand: The German Colony in London in the 18th Century

Christina Lamb, Roving Foreign Affairs Correspondent, The Sunday Times 
Cupcakes and Kalashnikovs

Prof. Dr. Geoffrey Leech, Ret. Professor of English and Modern English Language 
Politeness, Deference and Camaraderie: An East-West Divide?

Chris Ghika
Tradition and Ceremony in the British Army

Rudlieb Gräter, Member of the Board, Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft Schleswig-Holstein (Kiel)
Godwin, Earl of Wessex - The Kingmaker

James Hamilton-Paterson, Writer
Reading: Amazing Disgrace

Arntraut and Leberecht Kalhorn, Art Historians
Der Maler Alexander Neroslow

Christian Kleiminger, MdB; Dr. Gabriele Linke, Universität Rostock
Parlamentarier in Deutschland und in Großbritannien

Sir Paul Lever, former British ambassador to Germany
Germany and Britain - Which is Better Governed?

Tom Levine, Journalist, Writer
Die Windsors – Glanz und Tragik einer fast normalen Familie

Ian Lucas MP, Labour MP for Wrexham
From Blair to Brown - Continuity or Change in British Politics?

Richard Martin, Swordbearer to the Lord Mayor of the City of London
… talks about his task

Dillys & Bill McCann & Alison & Jo Rippier 
Reading and Performance: The Four Readers of the Apocalypse

Dr. h.c. Gebhardt von Moltke, Ambassador ret., Chairman of the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft
Wie steht es um den deutsch-britischen Dialog?

David Mourton
... über das Nationalgefühl der Deutschen während der Fußball-WM 2006

John McGregor, Writer
Reading: So Many Ways to Begin

Harry Mount, Writer, Journalist
The Only Way Forwards is Backwards - the Joy of Becoming a Latin Lover

Louise Richardson, Lecturer, Harvard University
Was Terroristen wollen. Die Ursachen der Gewalt und wie wir sie bekämpfen können

Dr. Klaus-Peter Richter, Member of the Board, Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft Schleswig-Holstein (Kiel)
Schottlands Norden einst und jetzt

Dr. Jo Rippier, retired lecturer of English, University of Frankfurt
Casanova & Boswell (A Dramatised Reading)

Liane Römer, Teacher, Cultural Manager
Erich Kästner – lieber Sohn und bitterer Satiriker

Olwen Rowlands, Sociologist ret., London Tourist Guide
Acquiring the Coveted Blue Badge - How I Became a Qualified London Tourist Guide

Dr. Holger Rossow, Universität Rostock, Institut für Anglistik/Amerikanistik
Globalisierung und Nationalstaaten zum Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts (In English)

Meinhard Saremba, Writer, Translator, Lecturer
We are the Shakers and Movers of the World. Edward Elgar, his World and his Music

Rolf Seelmann-Eggebert, OBE. Journalist, Former Foreign Correspondent to the UK
The Royal Family. Das Haus Windsor privat und in der Öffentlichkeit / Der Hofberichterstatter

Prof. Dr. Stuart Sillars, Professor of English, University of Bergen
Shakespeare and the Illustrated Text

Florian Schweizer, MA, Curator, The Charles Dickens Museum, London
Dickens's Achievements in the 21st Century: A Modern Perspective

Prof. Dr. Therese Seidel, Professor of English, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
The Taming of the Shrew: Visions and Revisions

Prof. Peter Skrine, Professor Emeritus and Senior University Research Fellow, University of Bristol
The National Trust – A First-Hand View

Andrew Smith, British Embassy, Berlin
Tackling Climate Change: UK Leading the Way?

Kristine von Soden, Journalistin
Backstein, Seebad, Kranichflüge

Dr. Toby Thacker, Lecturer in Modern European History, University of Cardiff
Liberating German Musical Life. The British ´Music Control` Programme in Germany After 1945

Dr. Peter Tibber, British Consulate General, Düsseldorf
The UK and NRW: 60 years and counting (Großbritannien und NRW: 60 Jahre und kein Ende)

Dr. Pat Upson, Chief Executive, Enrichment Technology Company Ltd.
Enrichment Technology: A European Success Story

Astrid Utpatel-Hartwig, Writer & Elke Berger, Philologin, former Secretary General of the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft e.V. 
Schwestern im Geiste? Die Heilige Elisabeth von Thüringen und Lady Godiva aus Coventry

Michael Walter & Sabine Hübner; Writers, Translators
Reading of their new translation of Lewis Carroll’s  “Sylvie and Bruno”

Captain John Ward, British Forces Germany
British Forces: Adapting to Changing Times. From the Cold War to the Present - and Beyond

Prof. Peter Wellstead, Science Foundation Ireland Research, Professor of Systems Biology, Hamilton Institute, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
An Irish Diary - 2007: Fifty Years after Heinrich Böll

David Willets MP, Conservative MP for Havant, Shadow Secretary of State for Education and Skills
What the German and British Education Systems Can Learn From Each Other

Ian Willmott, Councillor in Manchester, Founder and Chairman National Advisory Group
Crime Prevention in England

William Wolff, Rabbi, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, former Parliamentary Correspondent, The Daily Mirror, London Evening News
Judaism Today

2006
Ulrich Adam
Britain and the Future of the EU

Dr. Ian Archer, Fellow and Tutor in Modern History, University of Oxford 
From Satellite City to World City: London 1550-1720

Rowena Arshad OBE, Commissioner for Equal Opportunities for Great Britain with responsibility for Scotland, Director of the Centre for Education for Racial Equality in Scotland (CE-RES), Senior Lecturer
Diversity and Equality - Hopeful Stories from a Small Northern Nation: Scotland

Paul Barker, Journalist
Helping the English to understand themselves: The achievement of Dr. Nikolaus Pevsner

Andy Battson, Football Liasion Officer, British Embassy  
Jürgen Klinsmann: My Part in his Downfall

Dr. Rolf Breitenstein
Wie man Deutscher wird. Ein Vergleich mit Briten, Amerikanern und anderen

Peter Clayton, Architect, Egyptologist
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Anthony Cragg, Senior Associate Research Fellow at King’s College, London and an Associate Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute
British security policy - from the Cold War to Iraq

Professor Valentine Cunningham, Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Oxford
What is the good of reading?

Quentin Davies MP, Conservative MP for Grantham and Stamford
Britain and Germany: An agenda for the EU for the next five years”

Dr. Burkhard Dretzke, Freien Universität Berlin
British and American English Pronunciation

Prof. Kurt Düwell
Operation Marriage. Die britische Geburtshilfe bei der Gründung Nordrhein-Westfalens

Corinna Gardner, Assistant Curator, The Victoria and Albert Musum
The Museum as Shop / The Shop as Museum

Andrew Gowers, Head of Corporate Communications for Europe and Asia at a global investment bank
Former Chief Editor, The Financial Times
Europe and the market: reflections from the worlds of business journalism and finance

Sir Jeremy Greenstock, Former British Ambassador to the UN and the British former Special Representative in Iraq; Director, The Ditchley Founda-tion
Iraq, Iran and Their Geopolitical Implications

Dr. Jonathan Grix, Senior Lecturer in German Studies and Research Methodology, European Research Institute, University of Birmingham
Constructing Germany's Image in the British Press

Prof. Dr. Christoph Heyl, Professor of English Literature
Bubbles from the Brunnens of Nassau: English Travel Writing and the Making of a Tourist Destination, 1830-40

Tom Iredale, 
Sail Ahoy! Excerpts from the Life of 19th Century Shipping Magnate, Peter Iredale

Ron James, MBE
Personal Experiences During the First Gulf War

Professor Geraint Jenkins, Director, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies
A Stonemason’s vision of Modern Wales

Tom Levine, Journalist
Lesung: Die Windsors. Glanz und Tragik einer fast normalen Familie

Dr. Gabriele Linke, Prof. for British and American Culture, University of Rostock
New Parliamament-  New Scotland

Dr. Marion Löffler, Fellow, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies
Sanct Ursula, ach steh’ uns bei: Cultural relations between Wales and Germany between 800 AD to 2000 AD

Kevin MacNeil, Writer
Reading: Love and Zen in the Outer Hebrides / The Stornoway Way

Rosna Mortuza, Engagement and Participation Consultant, Museum of Immigration and Diversity, London
Where is home for the British Muslim?

Dr. Jo Rippier, retired lecturer of English, University of Frankfurt
Casanova & Boswell (A Dramatised Reading)

Claudia Schönfeld, Art historian
Frida Kahlo (1907-54): Life and Work

Prof. Denis Snower, Präsident des Kieler Institutes für Weltwirtschaft
Die aktuelle Wirtschafts- und Arbeitsmarktpolitik in Deutschland

Heinz Schulte, MA, MIL, Journalist, Writer
The times they are a-changin`(Bob Dylan). A new chapter in British-German relations

Florian Schweizer, Curator, The Charles Dickens Museum, London
Wonderful Things: Museums and Galleries in London

Rolf Seelmann-Eggebert, TV-Journalist
Queen Elisabeth II - 80 Jahre (Vorstellung des neuen Films)

Prof. Dr. Theresa Seidel
Samuel Beckett und die deutsche Kultur

Quaisra Sharaz, Novelist and teacher trainer
Understanding Muslim culture through literature

Sir Peter Torry, British Ambassador to Germany
Talk about the current state of German-British relations

Dr. Matthias Waechter, Historiker, Europa-Institut Nizza
The American Frontier: Myth and History

Dr. Kenneth Woolfe
Expulsion, readmission and toleration of the Jewish in England under the Stuarts

2005
Rowena Arshad OBE, Commissioner for Equal Opportunities for Great Britain with responsibility for Scotland, Director of the Centre for Education for Racial Equality in Scotland (CE-RES), Senior Lecturer
Racial equality: Hopeful stories from a small northern nation: Scotland

John Brookes MBE, Landscape Designer
The changing British perception of the garden - once an escape from nature, now a microcosm of it!

Anthony Cragg, Senior Associate Research Fellow at King’s College, London and an Associate Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute
Fractious partners – international security and the UN, NATO and EU

Sam Dastor, Actor
Shakespeare in love: A performance of his sonnets

David Edgar, Playwright and Writer
Holding up the mirror – how postwar British playwrights have reflected a changing world

Paul Edmondson, B.A., M.A., Head of Education, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Remembering Dreams

John Eidinow, Writer, former BBC broadcaster
Reading Between the Squares

Richard Fries, Visiting Fellow, LSE, Centre for Civil Society, Chief Charity Commissioner for England and Wales, 1992-99
Charity, Civil Society and the State

General the Lord Guthrie of Craigibank GCB LVO OBE, Chief of the defence staff from 1997-2001
Terrorism: What's new? What can be done?

Jürgen Krönig, Großbritannien-Korrespondent der Zeit
Medien und Demokratie

Andrew Lodge, Business Consultant
The perception of Germany in the UK among the younger generation

Prof. Edna Longley, Professor of English Literature at Queen’s University, Belfast
Ulster Protestant Mentalities

Adrian Lyons CBE, Director General, The Railway Forum
Meeting Expectations: Europe's Railways in the mid Twenty First Century

Prof. Terence McCarthy, Professor of English, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon
The incompetent fairies of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the English comic tradition

Prof. James Mitchell, Head of Department of Government, University of Strathclyde
Devolution: the break-up of Britain?

Ian Richardson, Architect
An Englishman in Mecklenburg

Dr. Jo Rippier, retired lecturer of English, University of Frankfurt
Moments in Time” (reading from his collection of short stories)

Dr. Peter Sager, Ehem. Redakteur der Zeit, freier Autor
Oxford und Cambridge

Konrad Schiemann, Judge of the Court of Justice of the European Communities
The English Courts and the European Courts: Their influence on each other

Claudia Schönfeld, Art historian
Gainsborough and the Princess of Mecklenburg

Florian Schweizer MA, Curator, The Charles Dickens Museum, London
Dickens’s achievements in the 21st Century – a modern perspective

Julian Spalding, Art historian, former Director of Glasgow Museums a. Galleries, founder of Ruskin Gallery and Glasgow Museum of Modern Art
What’s gone wrong with Modern Art?

Brian Taylor, Political Editor, BBC Scotland
New Scotland, New Britain, New Europe

David Trimble, Former First Minister of Northern Ireland, 1998 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Northern Ireland – finally peace?

Edward Turner, PhD student, Institute for German Studies, University of Birmingham
Unsustainable and unfair? Asymmetries and inequalities in devolved policy-making in Britain and Germany

Christian Wolmar, Journalist, Railway Expert
The Subterranean Railway

William Wolff, Rabbi, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, former Parliamentary Correspondent, The Daily Mirror, London Evening News
I was accredited to 10 Downing Street

2004
Richard Bacon MP, Conservative MP for South Norfolk
The uses of nations: bonds of affection, consent and the future of democracy in Europe

Adrian Barlow, Tutor in English and Architecture for the University of Cambridge Board of Continuing Education
Cambridge: the architecture of a university

Antony Beevor, Writer, historian (Stalingrad, The Fall of Berlin)
Stalingrad and Berlin - researching the reality of war

Dr. Mary Condé, Professor of English, Queen Mary University of London
South Asian women writers in Britain

Anthony Cragg, Senior Associate Research Fellow at King’s College, London; Associate Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute
Britain today and tomorrow – a personal view

Prof. Richard Crampton, Professor of East-European History, St Edmund’s Hall, Oxford
Sheer vulgar curiosity: or reading other people’s diaries and letters

Dr. Anthony Daniels [aka Theodore Dalrymple], Physician, journalist, Writer (Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, The Spectator)
Bureaucratic English … the takeover of society by the stupid and half-educated

Sam Dastor, Actor, The Royal Shakespeare Company
Shakespeare in Love”, a performance of his sonetts

Prof. Tony Davies, Retired Professor of English, University of Birmingham
A terrible beauty: poetry and war

Richard Edgar, Reuters Correspondent
Don't shoot the messenger. But perhaps he should be strung up?

Prof. Mary Evans, Professor of Women’s Studies, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent
How to love: the meaning of love in the 21st century

Dr. Ketaki K. Dyson, Writer, scholar, translator
Communicating between cultures: the possibilities, paradoxes and challenges that face us today

Nik Gowing, BBC World presenter
Real time crises: new real time tensions

Jürgen Krönig, UK correspondent, Die Zeit
Medien und Demokratie: Macht ohne Verantwortung?

Andrew Lodge, Business Consultant
The perception of Germany in the United Kingdom among the younger generation

Peter Marsh, Industry Correspondent, The Financial Times
Manufacturing in the rich world: lessons from Germany and the UK

Prof. Stanley Martin, CVO, JP, Former extra Gentleman Usher to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II
Constitutional change in Britain

Dame Pauline Neville-Jones, BBC Governor, Chairwoman of the BBC’s Audit Committee and the Governors’ World Service Consultative Group
Freedom of the media and responsibilities in public affairs

Dr. Jan Palmowski, Lecturer in European Studies, Co-Director, Centre for Twentieth-Century Studies, King’s College
Britain and the EU: the constitution of a European identity

Christian Schubert, Britain Correspondent, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Großbritannien. Insel zwischen den Welten. Die Briten – Europas ewige Außenseiter?

Prof. Kuno Schuhmann, Ret. Professor of English, Technische Universität Berlin
Lady Diana – Entstehung und Bedeutung eines Mythos

William Wolff, Rabbi, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, former Parliamentary Correspondent, The Daily Mirror, London Evening News
I was accredited to Downing Street No. 10

James Woodall, Journalist, Writer
The Beatles and modern memory

2003
Karen Allen, BBC Health Correspondent
Media and ethics

Prof. Dr. Kurt Biedenkopf
Ministerpräsident i.R. und Ehrenpräsident der DBG, 
Geschichte der Deutsch-Britischen Gesellschaft und die Bedeutung der Königswinter Konferenz im deutsch-britischen Verhältnis

Mark Field MP, Member of Parliament for the Cities of London and Westminster
How my generation will restore the traditional Anglo-German friendship

Prof. Rüdiger Görner, Director, Institute of Germanic Studies, University of London
The Blue Flower or The Garden of Boccaccio”. Notes on English and German Romanticism

Dr. Rebecca Harding, Chief Economist, The Work Foundation
New economy – what new economy? The challenges for UK policy

Roger Hardy, Middle East and Islamic affairs specialist, BBC World Service
Islam and the West: a widening rift?

Dr. Christoph Heyl, Lecturer, Department for English and American Studies, University of Frankfurt
We are not at home: how the Englishman’s home became his castle

Graham Harvey, Writer and journalist
A rural renaissance for the 21st Century
1951-2003: Social change in Britain as reflected in the BBC radio soap The Archers

Graham Jefcoate, Librarian, editor
The Books that bind – six centuries of German-British book trade relations, from Gutenberg to Penguin Books

Steven Kaempfer, Vice President Finance, European Bank  for Reconstruction and Development, London
EU enlargement, wider Europe and Russia

Michael Kallenbach, Parliamentary Correspondent, The Daily Telegraph
Schadenfreude … is it a British media disease?

Sir John Kerr, GCMG, Former Secretary General of the European Convention
Did the European Convention succeed – and will its European Constitution succeed?

Dr. Axel Klausmeier, Garden historian, Brandenburgische TU Cottbus
Wurzeln englischer Gartenkultur. Zum Verhältnis von Gartenkunst, Architektur und Politik im Zeitalter des englischen Neopalladinismus

Prof. Jane Lewis, Professor of Social Policy at the University of Oxford
Marriage, cohabitation, individualism and commitment

Dr. Paul Maddrell, Lecturer, Department of International Politics, University of Wales
Western espionage in Germany before and after the building of the Berlin Wall

Lord Justice Mance, The Royal Courts of Justice London, Präsident des Konsultativrats der Europäischen Richter
Nationale Richter und der einheitliche europäische Rechtsraum

Prof. Stanley Martin, CVO, JP, Former extra Gentleman Usher to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II
The British honours system

Prof. Kenneth Minogue, Professor of Political Science at the London School of Economics
Is a genuine conservatism possible in modern politics?
Major General J.D. Moore-Bick CBE FICE
Aktuelles aus dem britischen Lager

Dr. John Ryan, Economist
Can Schröder save Germany and himself?

Allan Saunderson, Chairman, Eurozone Advisors Ltd.
The Euro and the European Central Bank – does an island monarchy like Britain really need them?

Heiner Schulte, MA, MIL, Journalist, Writer, member of the Sherlock Holmes Society London 
Time it was, and what a time it was!

Prof. Kelsey Thornton, Retired Professor of English, University of Birmingham
Madness and literature (The works of John Clare and Ivor Gurney)

Sir Peter Torry, British Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany
Germany – first impressions

Nick Witney, Director General International Security Policy, Ministry of Defence, London
The Future of European defence    a UK perspective

Christian Wolmar, Writer and broadcaster
Rail privatisation in the UK - an idea that went off the rails

Dr. Georgianna Ziegler, Head of Reference, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington
Elizabeth I, then and now: a presence in the New World

2002
Adrian Barlow, Tutor in English and Architecture for the University of Cambridge Board of Continuing Education
England in English writing today
The image of England in British poetry

Prof. Alice Brown MA (Econ/Pol), PhD, Professor of Politics and Vice Prinicipal, University of Edinburgh
Scottish Devolution – towards a new political culture in Scotland

Prof. Michael Butler, Professor of Modern German Studies, Birmingham University
Larkin' around: the Poet Laureate who never was

Kevin Crossley-Holland, Poet and Writer, translator of Beowulf from the Anglo-Saxon
Arthur: the king who was and will be?

Dr. Ray Cunningham, Deputy Director, Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society
Britain and Germany: two competing models of capitalism?

Dr. Anthony Daniels [aka Theodore Dalrymple], Physician, journalist, Writer (Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, The Spectator)
Shakespeare as doctor

Prof. Nicholas Deakin, CBE, Writer and Lecturer, London School of Economics; Warwick Business School
What future for civil society?

Howard Gater-Smith, Member of the board of the Bielefeld branch of the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft
Living in an English village

Prof. Rüdiger Görner, Director, Institute for German Studies, University of London
The (un-)real City: London in Literature
The Commonwealth of words: reflections on contemporary British literature

David Gow, Industrial Editor The Guardian; various television and radio credits
Germany – the sick man of Europe?

Graham Harvey, Journalist and writer, specialised in agricultural issues
A rural renaissance for the 21st Century

Lord Levene of Portsoken, Chairman, Investment Banking Europe, former Lord Mayor of London
The reinvention of government in the UK

Dr. Paul Maddrell, Lecturer in the History of International Relations, Salford University
The occupation of Germany 1945-55 and the penetration of the USSR by British intelligence

Lady Delia Millar, art historian; specialist on nineteenth-century watercolours in the Royal Collection, London
Queen Victoria's collection of watercolours, her taste and her travels”

Ferdinand Mount, Editor, Times Literary Supplement 
Britain 1950-2001 – the reopened society

Hella Pick, Journalist (formerly, The Guardian)
Britain: can it remain an hereditary monarchy – or should it go republican and look at the German model?

The Rt Hon Lord Radice, Publisher, politician
Ambition and rivalry in politics

Bill Rammell MP, Labour MP for Harlow
Democracy in crisis – how should we respond ?

Angus Robertson MP, Shadow Scottish Minister for Foreign Affairs
Scotland's future in a changing Europe

Dr. John Ryan, Economist
The end of the long boom: what is the cultural imperative for the German economy?

Heinz Schulte MA, MIL, journalist, Writer, member of the Sherlock Holmes Society London 
How much English does a European need to know?

2001
Adrian Barlow, Tutor in English and Architecture for the University of Cambridge Board of Continuing Education
English poetry in the twentieth century: a retrospect / England in English writing today

Martin Bell, OBE, Journalist and Independent MP for Tatton from 1998-2001
Reflections on war and politics

Bernard T. Carey, Director of the BMW Group’s London Liaison Office.
German-British management cultures

Dr. Anthony Daniels [aka Theodore Dalrymple], Physician, journalist, Writer (Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, The Spectator)
Shakespeare as doctor

Prof. Tony Davies, Professor of English and Head of the English Department at the University of Birmingham
Milton's Body: an English poet in the European revolutions

Dr. Phil/GB Burkhard Dretzke, Freie Universität Berlin, English Department
Good and bad language

John Eidinow, MA, LLM, Scientist, journalist, Writer
Rendezvous with Wittgenstein in Cambridge

Sir Timothy Garden
New thinking in European security

Geoffrey Goodall, Educationalist
Public schools and private practice

Dr Simon Green, Lecturer in German Politics, University of Birmingham
Towards a European asylum policy? Challenges and opportunities

Dr. Rebecca Harding, F.R.S.A., Senior lecturer at SPRU (Science and Technology Policy Research) at the University of Sussex 
New economy – what new economy? The challenges for UK policy

Prof. Anthony King, Millenium Professor of British Government, University of Exeter
Does Britain still have a constitution?

Jürgen Krönig, UK correspondent to German weekly Die Zeit
Learning from Great Britain: Third Way - Second Phase”
The media and democracy

Isabel Manley, BA, LLM, Solicitor, Chair of Legal Action Group (LAG), Vice-Chair of the Law Society’s
Discrimination Law in the UK - what impact will the Human Rights Act have in this area?

Prof. Stanley Martin, CVO, JP, Former extra Gentleman Usher to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II
Links between the British and German Royal houses

Prof. Michael Moran, Professor of Government, University of Manchester
The Great British privatisation revolution

Prof. Roger Morgan, External Professor of Political Science, European University Institute, Florence
Is Tony Blair’s New Labour the new Conservative Party?
Is there still an Atlantic Community”? Europe’s relations with the USA under President George W. Bush

Prof. Robert Pinker
Regulating the press in free societies

Dr. John Ryan, Director of the PA Consulting Group Euro Centre of Excellence
The United States, United Kingdom and Ireland’s view of the Euro

Derek Scott, Economic adviser to Prime Minister Tony Blair
The European Union between pragmatism and grand visions: meeting the economic and political challenges of the next decade

The Rt. Hon. Lord Simon of Highbury, CBE, Adviser to Prime Minister Tony Blair
New challenges to the economy in Europe

Struan Stevenson MEP
Reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and the challenge of enlargement

Jo Wagerman, OBE, President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews
Modern challenges to the British Jewish community

Rt. Hon. The Baroness Williams of Crosby
European-American Relations as seen by a frequent British visitor to the US

Hywell Williams, Historian and journalist
Conservatism in crisis: the decline of a very British ideology

2000
Karen Allen, BBC Health Correspondent
Never mind the quality – feel the width: are the British media dumbing down?

Ashish Batt, Special Assistant to the RT Hon Paul Boateng MP, Minister of State at the Home Office
Identity in the new Millennium

Ben Bradshaw, MP, Labour Member of Parliament for Exeter
Schröder’s Germany / Blair’s Britain

The Rt. Hon. The Lord Britton of Spennithorne Q.C., Vice Chairman, UBS Warburg
Europe: retrospect and prospect

Prof. Michael Butler, Head of the Department of German Studies at the University of Birmingham
Where’s the beef? Cool Britannia and the third Millennium / Humpty Dumpty and the power of language

Jonathan Carr, Writer and journalist (former Germany correspondent The Economist)
Gustav und Alma Mahler: A biographer sifting facts from a morass of myths

Alan Charlton, CMG, Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy Berlin
British identity

Dr. Thomas Cocke, Secretary of the Church of England, Council for the Care of Churches
The preservation of the English churches

The Lord Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA, Non-Executive Director, Bankgesellschaft Berlin
Gefährdete Demokratie: Zentralisierung, Europäisierung, Globalisierung

Prof. Alex Danchey, Professor of International Relations and Dean of Social Sciences at Keele University
On specialness: Anglo-German relations

Dr. Anthony Daniels [aka Theodore Dalrymple], Physician, journalist, Writer (Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, The Spectator)
Travel books and why people write them

Prof. Steve Ellis, Professor of English literature at the University of Birmingham
Geoffrey Chaucer, 600 years on

Howard Gater-Smith, Member of the Board of the Bielefeld branch of the Deutsch-Englische Gesellschaft
Living in an English village

Dr. Axel Klausmeier, Garden historian, Preussische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin und Brandenburg
Politische Architektur? Zum Verhältnis von Politik, Architektur und Gartenkunst im Zeitalter des englischen Neopalladinismus

H.E. Sir Paul Lever, KCMG, British Ambassador to Germany
Deutschland und Großbritannien – sind die Differenzen verschwunden?
Großbritannien im 21. Jahrhundert: Entwicklung in Richtung Europäische Union – Entwicklung des Bildungssystems

Joanna Liddle, International Offices, Birmingham City Council
From town twinning to partnership

Roger Liddle, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister, The Rt. Hon. Tony Blair
Europe and the knowledge-based society

Prof. Edna Longley, Professor of English, The Queen’s University of Belfast
Ulster protestant mentalities

Prof. Stanley Martin, CVO, JP, Former extra Gentleman Usher to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II
Links between the British and the German Royal houses

Tony McNulty MP, Junior Government Whip
The London Mayoral Election

Lady Delia Millar, CVO, Writer, art historian, expert on Queen Victoria’s collection of watercolours
Queen Victoria’s collection of watercolours, her taste and her travels

Charles Moore, Editor, The Daily Telegraph
Does the British press hinder European unity?

Tristana Moore, TV journalist, Channel Four News
Ethics and journalism in the 21st century

The Rt. Hon. Christopher Patten, CH, Member of the European Commission
The European Union: contrasting experiences and common hopes in Britain and Germany

Hella Pick, Writer and journalist (formerly The Guardian)
Britain’s ethical foreign policy, and its bearing on UN and/or NATO intervention for humanitarian ends

Prof. Nigel Reeve, OBE, Professor of German, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Aston University Birmingham
At the limits of language: the challenges of modernist literature to translators

Dr John Ryan, Economist
Can the Euro ever be as strong as the Deutschmark?

Heinz Schulte, MA, MIL, Journalist, Writer, member of the Sherlock Holmes Society London 
Vodka Martini – shaken, not stirred! – The real James Bond

Rolf Seelmann-Eggebert, Chief correspondent to German TV station NDR, deputy chairman of the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft
Das goldene Thronjubiläum: eine Zwischenbilanz der britischen Monarchie / Ein Königshaus im Wandel

Dr. Helmut Winter, Lecturer at the English department, University of Giessen
Virginia and Leonard Woolf: The story of an exceptional marriage between two exceptional people

The Rt. Hon. Lord Hurd of Westwell, CH, CBE, Former Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
German unification 10 years on: perspectives for Germany and the UK

James Woodall, Journalist (Financial Times et al.) and Writer, Berlin
Culture in Britain and its self-representation

1999
Sir Paul Lever, British Ambassador to Germany

Perry Six, Director of Policy and Research at the Think Tank Demos
Risk and Trust in the information society / Tomorrow’s Government

Simon Green, Lecturer in European Studies, University of Portsmouth
The Future of European Citizenship

Judge Paul N.R. Clark, Circuit Judge
Abolish the wig? Not yet! Moving towards Europe? Yes, in many ways!

Barbara Beck, Survey’s Editor, The Economist
Women and work

Heinz Schulte, MA, MIL, Journalist, Writer
An evening with Sherlock Holmes

Tristana Moore, Producer and Reporter, Channel Four News
Ethics and Journalism in the 21st century

John Peet, Business Affairs Editor, The Economist
EMU and the EU: Future directions

Brian Taylor, Political Editor, BBC Scotland
Scotland: A new democracy

Andrew O’Hagan, Writer, Editor and Television Presenter
The end of the British worker

Alex Danchev, Professor of International Relations and Dean of Social Sciences at Keele University”
On specialness: Anglo-American relations

Nicholas Ray, Chairman History and Theory Teaching Group, University of Cambridge and Principal, Nicholas Ray Associates
Cambridge architecture – ancient and modern

Sir Christopher Mallaby, British Ambassador to Germany 1988-92 (among other diplomatic posts)
Observing Germany 1955-99: A personal view

James Provan, Member of the European Parliament for South Downs West
The challenges for Europe in the World Trade Organisation (WTO)

Dr. Charles Lees, Lecturer in International Relations and Politics, School of European Studies, University of Sussex
Europe and the Global Economy: The view from London

Sir Timothy Garden, KCBG, FRAes, Writer and broadcaster on foreign and security policy topics
European security for the 21st century

Prof. Jim Reed, FBA, Taylor Professor of the German language and literature
Goethe and English literature

Phil Gray, Chief Executive, The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Change and Reform in the UK Health Service. Are there ideas for Germany?

Professor Roger Morgan, External Professor of Political Science, European University Institute, Florence
How new is New Labour” and how conservative are today’s Conservatives?

Gisela Stuart, MP for Birmingham, Edgbaston
The life of a British MP from a German perspective

Dr. David Barling, Senior Lecturer in Food Policy, Centre for Food Policy, Thames Valley University, London
Biotechnology policy in the UK. Between the promotion and the regulation of the genetic modification of food and agriculture – finding a third way?

Professor Anthony Nicholls, Official Fellow and University Lecturer, St. Antony’s College, Oxford
Fifty years of the Federal Republic. A British view / Oxford University in a time of change / British and German attitudes towards European integra-tion

Joshua Holmes, Lecturer in Law, New College, Oxford
The future of Television in Britain and Germany

1998
Dr. Malcolm Airs, Reader in Historic Conservation, University of Oxford, Department for Continuing Education
The English country house in the 20th century”

Prof. Rosemary Ashton, Professor of English, University College London
The romantic imagination”
A German professor in Victorian London”

Michael Binyon, Diplomatic Editor, The Times, London
The picture of Germany in Britain”
Britain after Diana”

Prof. Michael Butler, Professor of Modern German Literature and Head of School of Modern Language, University of Birmingham
Famous last words: the need for an ending”
A question of class: the problem of Englishness in the new millennium”

Nick J. Butler, Group Policy Adviser, The British Petroleum Company plc (BP), London
British politics after one year under the new government”

Robert Cooper, CMG, MVO
Five things I like about Germany – Five things where I am not so sure”

Robert Cumming, Chairman, Christie’s Education, London
From ‘Rule Britannia’ to ‘Cool Britannia’ – a century of British art”
Turner in Germany – an exploration of Britain’s greatest painter and his love of German landscape and history”

Prof. Antony Easthope, Professor of English and Cultural Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University
Thinking about national culture: Englishness”
The ‘English sense of humour’ ”

Prof. David Farnham, Professor of Employment Relations, University of Portsmouth
The Labour Party and the trade unions in Britain: historical legacy and present prospects”

Prof. Peter Funke, Professor em. Universität Bielefeld, Vorsitzender des Arbeitskreises Bielefeld
From Kipling to Roy: The Changing image of India”

Prof. Dr. Hans-Dieter Gelfert, Institut für Englische Philologie, Freie Universität Berlin
Typisch Englisch

Donald Gordon, Services Liaison Officer of the British Army of the Rhine, Gütersloh
The British armed forces in Germany: past – present – future”

Prof. Andrew Gurr, MA (Auckland), PhD (Camb), Shakespeare Scholar and Chief Academic Adviser to the Globe Project, Department of English, University of Reading
The new Globe as a laboratory”

Claudia Hamill, European and Overseas Director, The National Trust
European heritage – European responsibility”

William Horsley, BBC European Affairs Analyst and Correspondent, London
The new English revolution: model or mania?”
The end of certainty: how doubt will rule the new millennium”

Douglas Hurd (The Rt. Hon. Lord Hurd of Westwell, CH CBE), Deputy Chairman, NatWest Markets, London
Europe’s voice in the world”

Robert Jackson, MP
The state of the Tory Party or what is happening to the Tories?”

Roger Liddle, Member of the Prime Minister’s Policy Unit, No 10 Downing Street
Britain and Germany: new allies in the construction of Europe”

Charles Moore, Editor, The Daily Telegraph, London
Independent nation states are the best means of preventing war in Europe”

Ferdinand Mount, Editor of the Times Literary Supplement, London
The sluggish phoenix: Britain’s post-war exhaustion and recovery”

Prof. Peter Newmark, University of Surrey, School of Language and International Studies
Translation: fact or fiction?”

Hella Pick, Journalist and Writer, London
Lessons for Germany to be learned from Britain’s velvet revolution”
Reading of the Writer’s biography of Simon Wiesenthal”

Prof. Ben Pimlott, Professor of Politics and Contemporary History, Birkbeck College, University of London
The British royalty phenomenon”

Rt. Hon. Sir Malcolm Rifkind, KCMG, QC, Former Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Dr. Henning Voscherau, Erster Bürgermeister a.D. der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg
Devolution in Britain – the end of federalism in Germany?

Olwen Rowlands, BA, Senior Social Survey Officer, Office for National Statistics, London
Boxing clever: how to get an annual pay increase in the British civil service

J. Adair Turner, Director-General, Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
I am a European – sometimes …
EMU won’t be a success – unless we make it one!
The European Union and labour markets

Dr William Wallace (Lord Wallace of Saltaire), Reader in International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science
The future of European order: where should the process of enlargement stop?”
European order in 2010: A British perspective on enlargement and institution-building”
How wide a Europe? Problems of building a new institutional order”
National identity and European identity

1997
Peter Bateman, Leiter der Handelsabteilung, Berliner Büro der Britischen Botschaft
Britische Wirtschaftsbeziehungen mit den Neuen Bundesländern

Barbara Beck, Surveys Editor, The Economist
The Demographic Time Bomb

George Brock, European Editor, The Times
Dialogue of the Deaf

Professor Michael Butler, PhD, Professor of Modern German Literature and Head of Department, School of Modern Languages, Department of Ger-man Studies, University of Birmingham
Famous Last Words: The Need for an Ending
Humpty Dumpty and the Power of Language

Stephen Castle, Political Editor, The Independent on Sunday
Britain: The Quest for a Role in the New World Order

Robert Cooper, CMG, MVO, The Minister, British Embassy Bonn
Five Things I like About Germany – Five Things Where I am not So Sure
New Labour – New Britain”

Dr. Valentine Cunningham, Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Oxford; Fellow and Tutor in Modern English Literature at Corpus Christi College, Oxford
The English Novel Now”
English Literature and the Ghost of Its Past”

Dr. Theodore Dalrymple, Doctor and writer
The Language of Prison

Quentin Davies, MP (Cons.)
European Monetary Union – A British Conservative View”

Michael Elliott, Lawyer in Sheffield, England’s first official City in Sport 
Who Runs Sport in Britain?”

Ralph Felthman, MA (Oxon.), Found/Director Oxford University Foreign Service Programme 1969-86
Europe: Journey to an Unknown Destination?”

Antony Ford, Britischer GEsandter und Leiter der Britischen Botschaft, Außenstelle Berlin
Berlin Revisited: Second Impressions of the Hauptstadt”
The New British Government: What does it mean for German-British Relations?

Professor Peter Funke, Vorsitzender des AK Bielefeld
Jane Austen Revisited

Professor Sir Anthony Giddens, Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science
Globalization”

Air Chief Marshal Sir John Gingell, GBE, KCB, KCVO, Former Gentleman Usher of the Black Road
The House of Lords – A View by a Former Black Road”
The Gentleman Usher of the Black Road – A Royal Appointment with Duties to Queen and Parliament”
His Honour Judge Paul N.R. Clark, Circuit Judge
Modern Child Law in England and Wales”
The English Judicial System – A Time for Change?”

Dr. Anthony Glees, MA, Dphil, Director of European Studies; Reader in Politics, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex
British Influence on the Making of Germany: 1945 to Unification”
Germany Today and Tomorrow – A New Superpower?”
The Goldhagen Thesis”

David Goodhart, Editor, Prospect
The Rise of the Media Democracy

Dr. Catherine Hakim, Senior Research Fellow in Sociology, London School of Economics
Home and Work: What Do Women Prefer?”

Professor Christopher Harvie, Professor of British Studies in the English Seminar of Tübingen University; Visiting Professor at Merton and Nuffield Colleges, Oxford; Honorary Professor of Politics at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth
Scotland in the Twentieth Century”
Britain, Europe and the Crisis of the 21st Century”
Victorian Britain and Its Images”
SNP Policies Towards Europe”

The Rt. Hon. The Lord Howe of Aberavon, CH, QC
Has Britain Lost Her Way?”

Dr. Russel Jackson, MA, PhD, Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Birmingham and Deputy Director of the Shakespeare Institute, Strat-ford-upon-Avon
Filming Branagh’s Hamlet”

Dr. Charlie Jeffery, Deputy Director, Institute for German Studies, University of Birmingham
The End of the Union, or the Basis for Its Renewal? The Decentralisation Debate in the UK”

Professor David Marquand, Principal of Mansfield College, Oxford and Visiting Professor of Politics at the University of Sheffield
Is European Democracy in Crisis?”

John Macgregor, CVO, HM Consul General
A Life in Music and Diplomacy”

Professor Ruth Morse, Professeur des Universités, U.F.R. d’Études Anglophones, Université Paris VII
Women and Children First: Shakespeare’s Discussion on Friendship

Professor William Outhwaite, Professor of Sociology, School of European Studies, University of Sussex
Social Theory at the End of the Century”
What is a European?”

Pauline Paucker, Writer and Lecturer
A Different View: British Women Travellers in Germany: 1716-1914”

John Peet, MA (Cantab.), Bureau Chief, The Economist’s Brussels Office
New Labour or Old Tory: Great Europe Versus Great Britain”

Chris Pond, MP (Lab.)
The Future of Employment and Social Protecion in Europe: Meeting the Challenges of Poverty, Prosperity and Employment”

Professor Peter Pulzer, Professional Fellow, Institute for German Studies, University of Birmingham, Gladstone Professor of Government and Public Administration, University of Oxford
The British General Election. What is it About?”

Brian Reading, Director, Lombard Street Research Ltd., Economic Research and Consultancy; Writer of The Fourth Reich
Will EMU Work?”

Geoff Sammon, University of Bonn
How They See Each Other – German and British School-Students’ Perception of Britain and Germany”

Perri Six, Director of Policy and Research at the independent Think Tank Demos
Risk and Truth in the Information Society”
Tomorrow’s Government”

Professor Ronald Speirs, MA, PhD, Professor German, University of Birmingham
Images of Scotland”

Michael Frederick Sullivan, MBE, Britischer Generalkonsul
50 Years of the Nail Association and 30 Years of Twinning With Coventry

James de Waal, Leiter Presse- und Informationsabteilung der Britischen Botschaft, Berlin Office
Großbritannien und Deutschland in Europa

Dr. Susan Wright, University Lecturer, English Department, St. Catherine’s College, Cambridge; Associate Professor, English Department Northern Arizona University, USA
The English Language and Culture: Things Falling Apart?”

Professor Michael Yehuda, Reader in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences
The Future of Hong Kong”

1996
Thomas F. R. G. Braun, the Dean and Tutor in Ancient History, Merton College, Oxford
The relations between Oxford and Germany from medieval to modern times”
Impressions of German travellers to Britain”

George Brock, European Editor, The Times, London
Britain and Europe – why we keep getting it wrong”

John Brookes, FSGD, Writer, Lecturer in Landscape Design, Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew; John Brookes Landscape Design, West Sussex
The garden in its setting”

Sir Nigel Broomfield, KCMG, HM Ambassador, Bonn
Britain and Germany in Europe”

Nick J. Butler, Group Policy Adviser, The British Petroleum Company plc (BP), London
The current state of British politics”

Bernhard Carey, Director of Corporate Affairs, Rover Group Ltd., Birmingham
Max Dietrich Kley, Mitglied des Vorstands, BASF AG, Ludwigshafen
Reinhard Kuhlmann, IG-Metall Vorstand, Frankfurt/Main
Brian Reading, Director, Lombard Street Research Ltd, London
David Marsh, Director of European Strategy, Robert Fleming Securities, London
Britain and Germany – where will the manufacturing go?”

Prof. John Carey, FRSL, Merton Professor of English Literature, Oxford University
Charles Dickens and Murder”

Robert Cumming, Chairman of Christie’s Education, London
What makes a masterpiece? – Canaletto: the king of view painters”
What makes a masterpiece? – William Turner in Germany”

Dr. Valentine Cunningham, Fellow and Tutor in English Literature, Corpus Christi College, Oxford
The English novel now”

Dr. Theodore Dalrymple (alias Anthony Daniels), Medical Doctor, Birmingham; Writer and Writer for THE SPECTATOR, the medical press, the SUN-DAY TIMES, the DAILY TELEGRAPH
What can England learn form Indian immigrants?”

Hugh Llewelyn Davies, CMG
Hong Kong: prospects for a smooth transition to a special administrative region of China”

Quentin Davies, MP (Con) and Giles Radice, MP (Lab)
European Monetary Union and its consequences”

Dr. Steve Ellis, Poet and Writer, Senior Lecturer in English Literature, University of Birmingham
Nationhood and Europeanism in the work of T. S. Eliot”

Dr. Peter Ferdinand, Director, Centre for Studies in Democratisation, University of Warwick
Hong Kong and the future”

Antony Ford, CMG, Minister and Head of the British Embassy Berlin Office, Berlin
Britain and Germany in Europe”

Prof. Dr. Hans-Dieter Gelfert, Anglist, Technische Universität Berlin
Historische Wurzeln britischer Eigenart – von außen betrachtet

Sir David Goodall, GCMG, Hon. LLD, Chairman of the Leonard Cheshire Foundation; Joint Chairman of Anglo-Irish Encounter; Vice-Chairman, Brit-ish-Irish Association
The peace process in Ireland: background and prospects”

Dipl.-Geol. Dr. Claus H. M. Hemmer, Geologisches Landesamt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schwerin
Uranium Exploration in Zambia

William Horsley, BBC Bonn Correspondent
Whose Europe is it anyway?”

Robert Jackson, MP (Cons)
The public service reforms in the anglo-saxon world”

Tony R. Judt, Remarque Professor of European Studies, New York University
The United States of Europe – challenges and risks of a vision”

Charles Landry, Founder, The Comedia Company, Gloucester
The creative city”

Peter Leighton-Langer, Capt. RA (kon) FFA, FBIM
The king’s own loyal enemy aliens”

John M. Macgregor, CVO, HM Consul-General for North Rhine-Westphalia and Director-General for Trade and Investment Promotion in Germany
A life in music and diplomacy”

Sir Christopher Mallaby, GCVO, KCMG, ehem. Britischer Botschafter in Paris und Bonn
Britain, France and Germany: the necessity of cooperation

Dr. Geoff Mulgan, Founder and Director of DEMOS (an independent think-tank set up in 1993), London
Learning to live in an anti-political age”

Dr. David Owen (The Rt. Hon. The Lord Owen, Ch), European Community Co-Chairman, Internatioal Conference on Former Yugoslavia 1992-1995
Former Yugoslavia: lessons for the future”

Douglas G. J. Paterson and John Orpen, Partners with Coopers & Lybrand, London
Insights to current British political and economic thoughts”

Prof. Bernard Porter, MA, PhD, FRHistS, Professor of Modern History, Head of the History Department, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Lady Thatcher’s place in history”
Secret policing in British history”

Dr. Jürgen Ruhfus, Staatssekretär a.D., Vorsitzender der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft e.V., Bonn
How British are the Americans?
 Großbritannien, die Vereinigten Staaten und Deutschland – Erfahrungen eines Botschafters in London und Washington

Dr. Gerald Segal, Senior Fellow, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), Director of the Economic and Social Research Council’s Pacific Asia Programme, London
Why East Asia matters to Europe”
Prospects for the Middle East: European attitudes”

Duncan Simpson, New Zealand Consul-General, Hamburg
The reform of the civil service inn New Zealand”

Lakshmana Subramanyan, Dipl.-Ingenieur, Mitglied Arbeitskreis Bonn
The cosmic religio-philosophy of India – the heritage of mankind

Hanna Suchocka, ehem. Ministerpräsidentin von Polen
Die Vereinten Nationen in ihrer zweiten Jahrhunderthälfte

Michael Frederick Sullivan, MBE, Britischer Generalkonsul, Hamburg
The European Union – a British perspective

Diana Warwick, Chief Executive for the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the United Kingdom, London
Higher education to the millennium”
Restoring standards of conduct in public life”

Graham Watson, MEP, Member of the European Parliament for Somerset and North Devon
Why the UK is not working in Europe”

1995
Lord Noel Annan, Historian, London
From war to democracy – British German relations in 1945 and 1995”

Paul Barker, Journalist, Writer and Broadcaster; Senior Fellow, Institute of Community Studies, London
England / Britain in the 21st century: the significant social trends”
Is the class war really over?”

Thomas F. R. G. Braun, The Dean and Tutor in Ancient History, Merton College, Oxford
Relations between Oxford and Germany from medieval to modern times”

H. E. Sir Nigel Broomfield, KCMG, Britischer Botschafter, Bonn
Some myths about Britain and Europe
 Die deutsch-britischen Beziehungen heute

John Brook, Britischer Generalkonsul Stuttgart
Aufgaben und Arbeit eines Generalkonsulats”

Prof. Michael Butler, MA, PhD, Head of School of Modern Languages, Department of German Studies, University of Birmingham
Humpty Dumpty and the power of language”

Anne Campbell, MP (for Cambridge)
The attitudes to innovation and competitiveness in British industry”

Prof. John Carey, FRSL, Merton Professor of English Literature, Oxford University
The intellectual and the masses: English writers in the early twentieth century”
H. G. Wells and Getting rid of the people”

Prof. Dr. David Childs, Director, Institute for German, Austrian and Swiss Affairs, Nottingham University
Britain since 1945 – progress and decline”

His Honour Judge Paul N. R. Clark, a circuit judge, Oxford
The English judicial system – a time for change?”

Robert Cumming, Chairman, Christie’s Education, London
What makes a masterpiece? – Canaletto: The horse guards parade, London”
What makes a masterpiece? – Turner, Constable and the romantic movement”
What makes a masterpiece? – Canaletto and Turner”

Christopher Dean, Chairman, Dorothy L. Sayers Society, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex
Dorothy L. Sayers: Lord Peter and beyond”

Geoffrey R. Denton, Consultant, Writer, Lecturer, and Conference Chairman; Member, Council and Management Committee, Federal Trust, London
Eastern enlargement and the future of the European Union”

John Eidinow, MA, LL.M, Radio Journalist and Commentator, private Broadcasting Consultant, London
Getting to know Tony Blair and his New Labour” Party: warm words and conservative policies”

Bill Emmott, Chief Editor, The Economist, London
The rise of the emerging economies of Asia and Latin America: their political and economic impact on Europe”

Sir David Gillmore, GCMG, Permanent Under-Secretary of State and Head of the Diplomatic Service (bis 1994)
Miklós Németh, Vice President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London
Wolfgang Roth, Vizepräsident der Europäischen Investitionsbank, Luxemburg
Leitung: Quentin Peel, Foreign Editor, The Financial Times, London
Podiumsdiskussion: Will the political and economic reforms in Eastern Europe succeed? – problems and possibilities of the financial support”

Air Chief Marshal Sir John Gingell, GBE, KCB, KCVO (retired 1985); Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod (retired 1992)
Black Rod and the House of Lords”

David G. Hickling, Edinburgh, Scotland’s Strangest Landlord
The National Trust for Scotland”

Dr. Paul Johnson, Reader in Economic History, Dept. of Economic History, The London School of Economics (LSE), London
Coping with and ageing population: the British response”

Prof. David Marquand, FRHistS, Director of the Political Economy Research Centre, University of Sheffield; Joint Editor of the Political Quarterly
Is European democracy in crisis?”

Prof. Paul Ormerod, Economist and Writer, Kew, Richmond
Unemployment in Europe”

Dr. Arnold Paucker, Hon. Director of the Leo Baeck Institute, London
Speaking English with an accent”

Edward Pearce, Journalist and Broadcaster, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks.
New nationalism, the hole in the road to Europe”

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO, former Ambassador in Bonn, Moscow, Belgrade and NATO; President of the Anglo-German-Association; Vice-President, British-German Chamber of Commerce, London
British and allied policies towards Germany 1945-1990”
Eastern Europe: the problems of political and economic change”

Dr. Ann Robinson, Director General, National Association of Pension Funds, London
The impact of GATT and global economic developments on the competitiveness of European business industry”
Can Europe compete in the global marketplace?”

Lieutenant General Sir Michael Rose, KCB, CBE, QGM, MA; former UN Commander Bosnia-Herzegovina Command
Bosnia – future lessons for peace keeping”

Dr. Jürgen Ruhfus, Staatssekretär a.D., Vorsitzender der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft e.V., Bonn
How British are the Americans?

Heinz Schulte, MA, MIL, Fachjournalist für internationale Sicherheitspolitik; Mitglied des Beirats der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft e.V., Bonn
The jewel in the crown – the British in India

Stella Spak, MA, University of Toronto
Canadian Indians help healing environment”

Dr. David Starkey, Constitutional Historian, Dept. of International History, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), London
The rise and fall of the modern British monarchy”

Pieter Vlieland, Journalist, Public Relations Consultant, London
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-94) and the romantic tradition”
Four centuries of German and English landscape painting”

Prof. John Worthen, Professor of D. H. Lawrence Studies, University of Nottingham
The necessary ignorance of a biographer”

1994
John Ardagh, free-lance Writer, Journalist, Broadcaster, Lecturer and Consultant, London
Ireland today, south and north: change, conflict and tradition”
Ireland today, south and north: a personal eye-witness report”

Dr. Horst Boog, ehem. Direktor, Militärgeschichtliches Forschungsamt, Freiburg
Der Bombenkrieg

Tim Boswell, MP (Cons), Parliamentary Undersecretary of State for Further and Higher Education, London
British, German and European cultural perspectives”
British Universities”
The role of the CVCP and relations between universities and the wider community”

Thomas F. R. G. Braun, The Dean and Tutor in Ancient History, Merton College, Oxford
Relations between Oxford and Germany from medieval to modern times”

John Edwin Brook, HM Consul-General, Stuttgart
Britain’s role in Europe”

Prof. Michael Butler, MA, PhD, Head of the School of Modern Languages, Department of German Studies, The University of Birmingham
Humpty Dumpty and the power of language”

Nick J. Butler, Senior Economist, BP Exploration Operating Company Ltd, London
Public attitudes to politics and politicians in Britain”

The Rt. Hon. The Baroness Chalker of Wallasey, Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and Minister for Overseas Development, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London
Helmut Schäfer, MdB, Staatsminister im Auswärtigen Amt, Bonn
Dr. Wolf-Dieter Eberwein, Leiter der Forschungsgruppe Internationale Beziehungen, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin
Diskussionsveranstaltung Germany and Britain

Steve Crawshaw, German Correspondent, The Independent, Bonn
The nation of worriers – a foreigner’s view”

Chris Cviic, Editor, The World Today, The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), London
Lessons from the Third Balkan War”

Air Chief Marshal Sir John Gingell, GBE, KCB, KCVO (retired 1985); Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod (retired 1992)
Black Rod and the House of Lords”

John Gorton, Manager (retired), Parliamentary and Political Affairs, British Petroleum Company (BP), Beaconsfield, Bucks
Hongkong – the close of a chapter”

David Gow, Bonn Correspondent,  The Guardian, Bonn
Germany – a sleeping giant?”

David Gow, Bonn Correspondent,  The Guardian, Bonn
Malte Lehming, Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin
Oliver Rehlinger, BBC, Berlin
Podiumsdiskussion: Where is right? – the forgotten opposition

Sir Edward Heath, KG, MBE, MP
The Rt. Hon. The Lord Carrington, KG, GCMG, CH, MC, ehem. britischer Außenminister, ehem. Generalsekretär der NATO
Helmut Schmidt, Bundeskanzler a.D., Ehrenpräsident der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft
Eberhard Diepgen, Regierender Bürgermeister von Berlin
Prof. Alan Watson, CBE, FRTS, Chairman, Anglo-German Association
Dr. Jürgen Ruhfus, Vorsitzender, Deutsch-Englische Gesellschaft
Thank you Britain 40 Jahre deutsch-britische Zusammenarbeit in Berlin – Partner und Freunde – heute und morgen

Patricia Hewitt, MA (Cantab), MA (Oxon), Deputy Director, Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR), London
Social justice and wealth creation in the European community”

Prof. (em.) Sir Michael Howard, Kt, CBE, MC, DLitt, FBA, FRHistS, Oxford
A love-hate relationship – Anglo-German relations in the 20th century”

Alan Charles Hunt, CMG HM Consul-General in North-Rhine-Westphalia, Director-General for British Trade and Investment Promotion in the Federal Republic of Germany, Düsseldorf
What are diplomats for?”

Prof. John Keane, Director, Centre for the Study of Democracy, Faculty of Business Management and Social Studies, University  of Westminster, London
Politics and fear in Europe”

Dolf McCarthy, former Consul Hon. Freiburg, and HM Consul-General Stuttgart; Bern
The European Union from an Anglo-Swiss point of view”

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang J. Mommsen, Professor für Mittlere und Neuere Geschichte an der Universität Düsseldorf; Vorsitzender des Arbeitskreises Düs-seldorf und Mitglied des Beirats der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft
Die gegenseitige Wahrnehmung von Deutschen und Engländern

Dr. Robert L. Smallwood, MA, PhD, Deputy Director and Head of Education, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Stratford-upon-Avon
Shakespeare: text and performance”

Giles Radice, MP (Lab); Treasury Select Committee and Chairman of Civil Service Committee; Writer of Offshore and The New Germans (to be published in 1995)
Is German unification a good thing for Europe?”

Brian Rigby, Regional Managing Director of BASF AG, responsible for the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia (retired 1993); Chairman of the CBI Employ-ment Policy Committee; Trustee, Anglo-German Foundation, London
Social Europe – is Britain anti-social or just realistic?”
Social Europe – who can afford it?”

Dr. Jürgen Ruhfus, Staatssekretär a.D.; Vorsitzender der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft e.V., Bonn
How British are the Americans?

Heinz Schulte, MA, MIL; Chefredakteur, Wehrdienst; Deutscher Korrespondent, Jane’s Defence Weekly; Mitglied des Beirats der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft, Bonn
The coming war with Japan (based on an American best selling book)

Gita Sootarsing, MIPM, MITD, Management Advisor of the Pepperell Unit at the Industrial Society, Epping, Essex
Women at the top – what progress?”

Dr. David Starkey, Constitutional Historian, Department of International History, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), London
The rise and fall of the modern British monarchy”

Gina Thomas, Korrespondentin der FAZ, London
The image of Germany in the British press”

Charles Tomlinson, FRSL, Professor (em.) of English, The University of Bristol
Poetry and place – Charles Tomlinson reads from his own poetry”

Sir Michael Quinlan, GCB, Director, The Ditchley Foundation
British defence policy after the Cold War”

1993
Timothy Garton Ash, Fellow St. Antony’s College, European Studies Centre, Oxford
Ostpolitik, Vereinigung und was nun? Deutschland und die Europäische Frage (Diskussionsabend mit Egon Bahr und Wolfgang Schäuble)

Lady Diana Brittan, Commissioner, The Equal Opportunities Commission, London
Immigration and colour – the British experience”
Will equal opportunity become a reality?”

His Honour Judge Paul N. R. Clark, a circuit judge, Oxford
The English judicial system – a time for change?”

Prof. Bernard Crick, BSc,  PhD, Writer, Emeritus Professor, University of London
George Orwell”
The English and the British”
The South African situation”

Michael S. Cullen, Bauhistoriker, Berlin
Berlin’s future as a European capital”

Robert Cumming, Chairman, Christie’s Education, London
Superstars and millionaires – Duveen, Berenson, and the making of the great American collections”
Modern world – traditional loyalties. British art in the 20th century”

Edwina Currie, MP (Cons)
Britain and Europe: in or out?”

Sir Ralf Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA, Warden of St. Antony’s College, Oxford; Ehrenpräsident der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft
Deutschland, England und Europa

Christopher Dean, Secretary of the Dorothy L. Sayers Society, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex
Sayers and Wimsey a hundred years on”

Hugh Dykes, MP (Cons)
U.K. perspectives on German reunification”

Prof. Richard J. Evans, Professor of History, Birkbeck College, University of London
British Views of the German national character since the 18th century”

Alistair Graham, Chief Executive, Calderdale & Kirklees Training and Enterprise Council Ltd., Brighouse
Empowerment of individuals as route to improved competitiveness”

Karl-Günther von Hase, Botschafter a.D., Vorsitzender der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft e.V., Bonn
Das wiedervereinigte Deutschland aus britischer Sicht

Gavin Kirkpatrick, FIPM, FBCS, FRSA, Chief Executive, The British Computer Society, Swindon
Will there be a European computer industry in the year 2000?”

Keith Kyle, Research Fellow, Middle East Programme, The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House, London); Visiting Professor of History, University of Ulster
Suez 1956 and the Gulf 1990-1991: comparisons and contrasts”

Irene Lawford-Hinrichsen, London
Die Geschichte der Familie Henri Hinrichsen und der Edition Peters in Deutschland und in Großbritannien

Michael Maclay, Associate Editor, The European, London
The European: publishing for Europe?”

Anne Owers, Director of Justice (British Section of International Commission of Jurists), London
Migration, asylum and human rights”

Edward Pearce, Journalist and Broadcaster, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks
The new-old quarrel: British politicians and press, Germany and the EC”

The Rt. Hon. Sir Timothy Raison P.C., Chairman of the Advertising Standards Writeritiy Ltd., London
Coping with a multi-cultural society: the British experience”

The Rt. Hon. Tim Renton, PC, MP (Cons)
Democracy and discipline – are party politics compatible with democracy?”

Dr. Jürgen Ruhfus, Vorsitzender der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft e.V., Bonn
How British are the Americans?

Heinz Schulte, MA, MIL, Korrespondent, Jane’s Defence Weekly, Bonn; Mitglied des Beirats der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft
The pen and the microchip – revolution in communication

Peter Shipley, Writer and Public Affairs Consultant, Caterham, Surrey
Patterns of change in British politics”

Alan Simpson, MP (Lab)
Racism in Europe”

Rosemary J. Spencer, CMG, Gesandte, Britische Botschaft, Außenstelle Berlin
Großbritannien und die neuen Bundesländer

Prof. Norman Stone, Professor of Modern History, and Fellow of Worcester College, University of Oxford
The Federal Republic of Germany in the British Mirror”
Germany and Russia”

Prof. Trevor Taylor, Head, International Security Programme, The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), London
Planning for Uncertainties: Western policies towards Russia in the 1990s”

The Revd. Bridget M. Woollard, Officer for Industry and Commerce, Telford Christian Council, Telford, Shropshire
The ministry of women in the English churches”

Sir Oliver Wright, GCMG, GCVO, DSC, Chairman, British Königswinter Steering Committee, London
Britain and Ireland – the sins of the fathers”

1992
Roger Ayers, OBE, Joint Forces Liaison Officer, Bielefeld
The Crystal Palace and the great exhibition of 1851”

Prof. John Carey, FRSL, Merton Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford
H. G. Wells and Getting rid of people”
The intellectual and the masses: English writers in the early twentieth century”

Brian Clark, FRSL, Playwright
Drama and nationalism”

Prof. James Cornford, Director, Insitute for Public Policy Research, London
The general election of 1992 and its aftermath”

Prof. Bernard Crick, BSc, PhD, Writer, Emeritus Professor, University of London
George Orwell”
The English and the British”

John Eidinow, MA, LL.M, Barrister, BBC-Commentator and Journalist, London
Who is John Major?”

Mike Foley, Mitglied des Vorstandes, Arbeitskreis Südbaden
What is to become of the European  unity in face of the Danish decision to reject the Maastricht Treaty?

Dr. Ferdinand Friedensburg, Vorsitzender, Arbeitskreis Südbaden
Warum Entwicklungshilfe?

Prof. Dr. Peter Funke, Universität Bielefeld / Universität Dresden; Vorsitzender des Arbeitskreises Bielefeld
English Literature by non-English writers

Terry Gifford, MA, Senior Lecturer, Scholl of the English Faculty of Art, Design and Humanities, Bretton Hall, College of the University of Leeds
International climbing poetry by Terry Gifford”
Green British poetry”
John Muir’s California”

David Gow, Bonn Correspondent,  The Guardian, Bonn
The wall in all our heads – the process of German unification seen by British eyes”
It makes you sick – politics and public opinion”

Prof. Christopher Harvie, Professor of British and Irish Studies, Universität Tübingen
The politics of literature in Britain”
The British and their history”
Stands Scotland where it did?”

Julie Hill, Director of Policy, The Green Alliance, London
The Earth Summit – will it make a difference in Europe?”

Dame Jennifer Jenkins, DBE, Chairman, The National Trust 1986-90; Chairman, Royal Parks Review Committee
The National Trust – a model for the rest of Europe?”
The National Trust and its place in British conservation”

H.E. Sir Christopher Mallaby, KCMG, Britischer Botschafter, Bonn
Die deutsch-britischen Beziehungen im Zuge der deutschen Einheit und der Entwicklungen in Europa

Adolf C. McCarthy, Honorary British Consul at Freiburg; Gründungsmitglied des Arbeitskreises Südbaden
The British Constitution – yesterday and today

Prof. Douglas McWilliams, Chief Economic Adviser, Confederation of British Industry (CBI), London
Europe’s economic future”
Britain’s management renaissance”
Demands confronting the work force under modern industrial conditions”

Roger Pringle, MA, Director, The Skaespeare Birthplace Trust, Stratford-upon-Avon
The gardens of Shaekspeare’s England”
The life and times of William Shakespeare”

Sir John Ramsden, Britische Botschaft Außenstelle Berlin
Ian Frater, British Council, Berlin
Britain, Germany and Europe – a British view after the election

Martin Rogers, MA, Director, The Farmington Institute for Christian Studies, Oxford
Independence in education”

Anthony Sampson, Writer and Journalist, London
Britain and the fear of Europe”

Heinz Schulte, MA, MIL, Korrespondent, Jane’s Defence Weekly, Bonn; Mitglied des Beirats der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft
From Dunkirk to Maastricht – British politics towards Europe since the Second World War

Prof. Roger Scruton, Professor of Aesthetics, Birkbeck College, University of London
The politics of culture – the intellectual left after the collapse of socialism”

Rolf Seelmann-Eggebert, CBE, Chefkorrespondent, NDR-Fernsehen; stellv. Vorsitzender der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft
Prince Charles: the Writer, presenter, media personality

Chris Smith, MP (Lab), Opposition Spokesman on Treasury and Economic Affairs
The British general election: Labour’s vision for Britain and for Europe”

Brigadier Martin White, CBE, Commander, Bielefeld Garnison
Thema???

Sir Oliver Wright, GCMG, GCVO, DSC, Chairman, British Königswinter Steering Committee, London
A British view of German unity”
Die deutsche Vereinigung aus britischer Sicht”
Why Europe still needs the United States
Britain and Ireland – the sins of the fathers”

1991
Paul Barker, Writer, Broadcaster; Columnist, The Sunday Times; Townscape and arts columnist, Evening Standard; Visiting Fellow, Centre for Analysis of Social Policy, University of Bath
Is the class war in England really over?”

Ulrike Birkner, Ph.D, Oxford
Von Dresden über Coventry nach London: der Weg einer Theologin aus der ehemaligen DDR zur designierten Botschafterin in Großbritannien”

Paul Boateng, LL.B, MP, London
Famine and the world’s environment beyond the Brandt Report – European development policy in the 1990s”

Sir Julian Bullard, GCMG, MA; Pro-Chancellor of the University of Birmingham and Chairman of the Council, Oxford
Britain, Germany and the Chamberlains”
Thoughts on the current political situation in Britain”
Die Europäische Gemeinschaft und die Brücke nach Osteuropa”

Nick Butler, BA (Hons), Senior Economist, BP Exploration CP Ltd, London; Labour Party parliamentary candidate for Lincoln
Europe as an issue in British politics”
Britain and Europe after Mrs. Thatcher”

Robert Cumming, Chairman, Christie’s Education, London
Turner, the sea, the Rhine and the Mosel”
The grand tour: how Europe shaped the British vision”
The grand tour (British collectors in Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries)”

Mike Foley, Mitglied des Vorstandes, Arbeitskreis Südbaden
How the British electoral system works

Nigel Forman, MP, London
Has Capitalism triumphed?”

Prof. Charles Handy, MA, MBA, Writer, Teacher, Broadcaster; Visiting Professor, London Business School
Challenges and opportunities of the third age”

Alistair Horne, Writer, Journalist, Lecturer, London
Harold Macmillan and Konrad Adenauer – a failure in Anglo-German relations?”
Anglo-German relations in the era of Konrad Adenauer and Harold Macmillan”

The Rt. Hon. Lord Jenkins of Hillhead, Chancellor of Oxford University
British attitudes in the new Europe”

Dame Jennifer Jenkins, DBE, Chairman, The National Trust 1986-90; Chairman, Royal Parks Review Committee
 The National Trust and its place in British conservation”

Dr. Zig Layton-Henry, Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Warwick, Coventry
Citizenship and migrant workers in Western Europe”

Michael Maclay, Journalist, London
The British press scene (including ‘The rise and fall of The Sunday Correspondent’)

H. E. Sir Christopher Mallaby, KCMG, Britischer Botschafter, Bonn
Ostdeutschland, EG und Europa aus britischer Sicht
Die Entwicklung der deutsch-britischen Beziehungen im Zuge der deutschen Einheit
Britain and Germany – working together in the new Europe

Dr. Roger Morgan, Professor of Political Science, European University Institute, Florence
Britain and German unity: 1815 – 1871 – 1990”

Dr. Marjorie Mowlam, MP, Shadow Spokesperson on City Affairs in the Labour Party Trade and Industry Team
The financial market in 1992”
Britain’s financial role in Europe since 1992”

The Reverend Canon Paul Oestreicher, Director, Internat. Ministry, Coventry Cathedral, Coventry
The social role of the church in Britain and Germany”

Peter Pulzer, PhD, FRHistS, Gladstone Professor of Government and Public Administration, University of Oxford, Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford
A retrospective assessment of Mrs. Thatcher’s career”
Britain and Europe – background and prospects”
Twelve years of the Thatcher revolution – how much has changed?”

John F. Reeve, OBE, FRICS, CBIM; Founder Director of the Channel Tunnel Group Ltd., currently Consultant to Transmanche-Link, the Channel Tunnel Contractors, Woking, Surrey
Tunnel vision”

Dr. Bernhard Schröder, Akadem. Oberrat, Universität Freiburg; Mitglied des Vorstandes des Arbeitskreises Südbaden
Das Akademische Auslandsamt der Albert-Ludwig-Universität, insbesondere die Beziehungen zum englisch-sprachigen Ausland

Heinz Schulte, MA, MIL, Korrespondent, Jane’s Defence Weekly, Bonn; Mitglied des Beirats der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft e.V.
Vom Weltreich nach Europa – die Entwicklung der britischen Verteidigungspolitik
Sherlock Holmes – der Welt berühmtester Detektiv

Rolf Seelmann-Eggebert, Chefkorrespondent, NDR-Fernsehen; stellv. Vorsitzender der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft
Prince Charles – the Writer, presenter, media personality

Prof. Trevor Taylor, Head of the International Security Programme, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London
West European security policies in the 1990s – the central place of cooperation”

Stephen Venables, Mountaineer, Writer, Photographer, Bath
Everest: alone on top of the world without oxygen”

Brigadier Martin White, CBE, Commander, Bielefeld Garnison
The Gulf”

David Willetts, Director of Studies, Centre for Policy Studies, London
John Major’s Britain”
German unification: a British view”

1990
Thomas O. Bolster, 1st Secretary, Embassy of Ireland, Bonn
Ireland, Britain and Northern Ireland”

Sir Julian Bullard, GCMG, MA, Botschafter a.D.; Pro-Chancellor of the University of Birmingham; Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford
The new Germany – a British view”

Janet Cohen, Director, Charterhouse Bank Ltd, London; Writer
The relationship between government and industry”
Writing murder stories”

John Eidinow, MA, LL.M, Radio Journalist, Commentator, London
Moaning at the bar (Ausführungen zu den Änderungsplänen der Thatcher-Regierung für das britische Rechtswesen)”

Michael Foley, Mitglied des Beirats, Arbeitskreis Südbaden, Freiburg
Europe 1992

Sir Eustace Gibbs, KCVO, CMG, 1982-86 Head of Protocol, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London, Vice-Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps
Lifte at the court of St. James’s – reflections of the life of a modern diplomat”

Dr. Anthony Glees, MA, MPhil, DPhil, Senior Lecturer and Director of European Studies, Dept. of Government, Brunel University, Uxbridge
Portraying Germany to the British public”
The British intelligence services during the Second World War”

John Hanson, CBE, Deputy Director-General, The British Council, London
Dr. Barthold C. Witte, Leiter, Kulturabteilung Auswärtiges Amt, Bonn
Podiumsdiskussion Cultural relations in Europe – a German-British dialogue

Karl-Günther von Hase, Botschafter a.D.; Vorsitzender der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft e.V., Bonn
Sir Oliver Wright GCMG, GCVO, DSC, Botschafter a.D.; Chairman, British Königswinter Steering Committee, London
Großbritannien und Deutschland – Partner in Europa”

Dr. Arthur G. Hearnden, General Secretary, Independent Schools Joint Council, London
The new era of educational reform in Britain”

Louis Heren, FRSL, Journalist, The Times, London (1946-81)
The responsibilities and power of the press”
Anglo-German relations in retrospect”

General Sir Peter Inge, KCB, Commander-in-Chief of the British Army of the Rhine, Commander of the Northern Army Group, Bielefeld
The soldier and his conscience”

Prof. Dr. Werner Knopp, Präsident der Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin
This memorable battle – Erinnerung an Waterloo 18. Juni 1815”

Dr. Axel Lebahn, Direktor, Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt/M.; Mitglied des Beirats, Arbeitskreis Düsseldorf
Die Auswirkungen der Perestroika auf die Entwicklung der Sowjetunion und ihre Beziehungen zum Westen

Laurence Lerner, Gastprofessor, Institut für Englische Philologie, Universität Würzburg; Professor of English, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Ten-nessee
Feminist criticism and Victorian literature
The wandering professor – a comparison between universities in Britain, the Federal Republic of Germany and elsewhere”
Shakespeare today”
The life of a university professor”
What is a political novel?”

Sir Christopher Mallaby, KCMG, Britischer Botschafter, Bonn
Die Vollendung des EG Binnenmarktes: die beste Grundlage für Fortschritte in Europa
Great Britain and the European Community
Deutsch-Englische Beziehungen auf dem europäischen Weg”

David Marsh, Chief Correspondent, The Financial Times, Bonn
Responding to the German question”
The roads to German unity”

Adolf C. McCarthy,, britischer Honorarkonsul, Freiburg; ehem. britischer Generalkonsul, Stuttgart
Ethische Probleme im Beruf eines Diplomaten

Dr. Stephen Padgett, Lecturer, Dept. of European Studies, Loughborough University
British perspectives on the German question”

Sara Parkin, Speaker and International Liaison Secretary, Green Party UK; Co-Secretary, European Greens
Degrees of Green”

Dr. I. G. Patel, Director, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), London
LSE and British universities in the single European market”

Prof. William E. Paterson, Salvesen Professor of European Institutions, Director, Europa Institute, Edinburgh University
The present of the British and German pasts”

Prof. Dr. Sidney Pollard, Dept. of History, Universität Bielefeld
The decline of the British economy – a long term problem?”

The Rt. Hon. William Rodgers, PC, Director-General, Royal Institute of British Architects, London
Prince Charles, right or wrong? – an architectural survey of Britain today”
Prince Charles’ vision of Britain – an alternative view”

Heinz Schulte, MA, MIL, Representative West Germany, Jane’s Defence Weekly, International Defense Review, Interavia; Mitglied des Beirats, Bonn
The German question and the new political order in Europe

Rolf Seelmann-Eggebert, Chefkorrespondent, NDR-Fernsehen Hamburg; stellv. Vorsitzender, Deutsch-Englische Gesellschaft e.V.
Prince Charles – the Writer, presenter, media personality

Peter Skelton, Regional Director North, The British Council, Hamburg
Cultural diplomacy”

Pieter Vlieland, Journalist; Public Relations Consultant to the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, London
Britain’s Irish dimension – reassessing Ulster’s future”
Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) – the man and the novels (with selected readings)”
German and English landscape painters – C. D. Friedrich and M. M. W. Turner”

Alan Watson, CBE, Chairman of City & Corporate Counsel Ltd, London; former President, The Liberal Party; free-lance BBC-TV producer; Visiting Fellow in European Community Studies, Louvanium International Business School, Brüssel
Britain – odd man out?”

Peter Wiles, FBA, Professor (em.) of Russian Social and Economic Studies, University of London
The future of the Soviet Union”

Sir Oliver Wright, GCMG, GCVO, DSC, Botschafter a.D.; Chairman, British Königswinter Steering Committee, London
Reflections on the German question”
Britain and Ireland – the sins of the fathers”

1989
John Ardagh, Writer, Journalist and Broadcaster, London
Society in Europe today: a comparison of Germany, France and Britain”
Germany and the Germans”

Roger Ayers, OBE, Services Liaison Officer, Bielefeld
Rudyard Kipling”

Rodney Baker-Bates, UK Corporate Banking Director, Midland Bank plc, London
The cultural implications of the information technology revolution”
Developments in the UK banking industry”

Vernon Bogdanor, Fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford
The challenge of 1992 – democracy in the EC”
Britain in the ‘90s – politics and society”
Can politicians learn from history?”

Samuel Brittan, Principal Economic Commentator and Assistant Editor, Financial Times, London
European monetary union – a British view”
The Thatcher Government’s economic record”

Nick Butler, BA (Hons), Cambridge, former Chairman of the Fabian Society, London
The future of the left in Britain”

John Carey, FRSL, Merton Professor of English Literature, Oxford University
The intellectual and the masses: English writers in the early twentieth century”

Jonathan Carr, The Economist, Bonn
Peter Jenkins, The Independent, London
Peregrine Worsthorne, Sunday Telegraph, London
Thomas Kielinger, Rheinischer Merkur / Christ und Welt, Bonn
Podiumsdiskussion Europa und die Wiedervereinigung Deutschlands – eine britische Debatte”

Robert Cumming, Chairman, Christie’s Education, London
The modern auction market – how and why it happened”

John Drew, Head of the United Kingdom Offices of the European Commission, London
Europa 1992”

Lesley Drewing, Dozentin, Pädagogische Hochschule, Kiel
A decade of Thatcherism

John Eidinow, MA, LL.M, Radio Journalist, Commentator, London
Forty years in a quandary – reflections on constructing our history”
Towards ten years of Mrs. Thatcher and the decline of the left I n Britain”

Major Bill Freeland, 1st British Corps, Medical Branch
The British antarctic survey of 1977”

Dr. Ferdinand Friedensburg, Botschafter a. D., Vorsitzender des Arbeitskreises Südbaden, Freiburg
Berlin – ein Spiegelbild deutscher Geschichte

Hans-Dietrich Genscher, MdB, Bundesminister des Auswärtigen
The Rt. Hon. Douglas Hurd, CBE, MP, britischer Innenminister
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang J. Mommsen, Universität Düsseldorf
Festvortrag zum 40-jährigen Bestehen der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft: Die deutsch-britischen Beziehungen seit dem Zweiten Weltkrieg

Prof. Daniel R. Heginbotham, LL.B, MA, Faculty of Law, Polytechnic of the City of London
The reform of the English legal profession”

The Rt. Hon. David Howell, MP (Cons), London
International monetary relations as seen from a British point of view, including the development towards European monetary and economic union and the future of Hong Kong”

Dr. Johannes Kleinstück, Universität Hamburg
Der Dichter als Schauspieler – die Welt ist eine Bühne

Ann E. Le Sage-Cridland, Botschaftsrätin, Britische Botschaft, Bonn
Social change in Great Britain

Prof. Laurence Lerner, Gastprofessor in Würzburg; Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
Shakespearean Comedy
Feminist criticism and Victorian literature

Sir Christopher Mallaby, KCMG, Britischer Botschafter, Bonn
Deutsch-Britische Sicherheitskooperation und aktuelle Probleme der westlichen Allianz
Britain as a partner for the Federal Republic of Germany
Auf dem Weg zu einem neuen Europa: Perspektiven einer gemeinsamen westlichen Ostpolitik”

David Marsh, Financial Times, Bonn
Some responding to the German question”

Peter McGregor, CEng, FIEE, Director General, Export Group for the Constructional Industries, London
Why do the British get it wrong? The view of a patriot about the institutions of his country”

Peter J. G. Mortimer, Writer, Journalist, Cullercoats, North Shields
The life of a writer in Britain today”

Dr. H.-S. Graf zu Münster, Schatzmeister der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft, Düsseldorf
1992 – Illusion oder Wirklichkeit
Europa – Vision und Wirklichkeit

Pauline Neville-Jones, CMG, Gesandte, Britische Botschaft, Bonn
Dr. Peter von Möller, Präsident, IHK Bielefeld
Helmut Steiner, Direktor, Sparkasse Bielefeld
Podiumsdiskussion: The impact of 1992 on Great Britain and the Federal Republic

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO, Botschafter a.D., London
Karl-Günther von Hase, Vorsitzender der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft, Bonn
Erlebte Entwicklung der deutsch-britischen Beziehungen – aus der jeweils persönlichen Erfahrung
Germany, the Soviet Union and NATO – highlights of a diplomatic career

Prof. George Wedell, Professor of Communication Policy, University of Manchester, Director of the European Institute for the Media
Television: an asset or a liability?”

David Willetts, Director of Studies, Centre for Policy Studies, London
Is there a British Wirtschaftswunder?”
Social Policy in Germany and Britain”
Ten years of Thatcherism”

Sir Oliver Wright, GCMG, GCVO, DSC, Botschafter a.D.; Chairman, British Königswinter Steering Committee, London
Britain and Ireland – the sins of the fathers”
The United States and Europe”

Alf Young, Economics Editor, The Glasgow Herald, Glasgow
Creating prosperity on Europe’s outer rim: a Scottish case study”

1988
Frank E. Bell, OBE, MA, FIL, Cambridge
Jane Austen and Charles Dickens – a study in contrasts”

Dr. Rolf Breitenstein, Mitglied der Gesellschaft, Bonn
How to humor those Germans

Peter G. F. Bryant, Generalkonsul, Britisches Generalkonsulat, Düsseldorf
Großbritannien als Wirtschafts- und Handelspartner

Sir Julian Bullard, GCMG, Britischer Botschafter, Bonn
Großbritannien und die Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1988

Prof. Sir Alec Cairncross, KCMG, FBA, Chancellor, University of Glasgow, Supernumerary Fellow, St. Antony’s College, Oxford
Britain’s recovery under Mrs. Thatcher”

The Rt. Hon. Lord Callaghan, KG, London
Europe in the World – a view from across the Channel”

Prof. Godfrey Carr, Dept. of German Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry (Pädagogische Hochschule Kiel)
Silence and communication – Thomas Carlyle’s debt to Goethe”

The Rt. Hon. Lynda Chalker, MP (Cons), Minister of State, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, London
Die Vollendung des Binnenmarktes”

The Rev. Dr. Victor Dobbin, Army Padre, Soest
The social and political influence of the Church of Ireland”

John Eidinow, MA, LL.M, Radio Journalist, Commentator, London
Forty years in a quandary – reflections on constructing our history”

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Germer, Englisches Seminar, Universität Köln
Lord Byron und Griechenland

Dr. Anthony Glees, MA, MPhil, Lecturer in Government and Director of Graduate Studies, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex
The British intelligence services during the Second World War”

Patrick Helmer, Vorstandsvorsitzender, MEZ AG, Freiburg
Will Germany get the Englische Krankheit?

Gillian Horton-Krüger, Kiel
History of Wales”

Prof. Dr. H. Mainusch, Direktor, Englisches Seminar der Universität Münster, Mitglied der Gesellschaft
10.000 km durch China

Sir Christopher Mallaby, KCMG, Britischer Botschafter, Bonn
Die deutsch-britischen Beziehungen – aktuelle Möglichkeiten und zukünftige Chancen
Großbritannien – Partner der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

A. C. McCarthy, Britischer Honorarkonsul, Freiburg
What does a diplomat do all day?”

Dr. Edwina Moreton, BA, MSc, Journalist, The Economist, London
New thinking in Moscow and what it means for east-west relations”
Reform inside the Soviet Union”

Sir Bryan Nicholson, Chairman and Chief Executive, The Post Office, London
The British post office – romance and realism in a changing world”
Youth education and training in Britain: out with the old, in with the new”

John Ringham, Schauspieler, London
The English actor’s English

Sir Frank Roberts, GCMG, GCVO, Botschafter a.D., London
Anglo-German relations
Germany, the Soviet Union and NATO – highlights of a diplomatic career

Ann le Sage, Botschaftsrätin für Arbeitswesen, Britische Botschaft, Bonn
The reality of getting a jow: in the UK if you are a German and in West Germany if you are British

Heinz Schulte, MA, MIL, Mitglied des Beirats der Gesellschaft, Bonn
The death of the German cousin

Rolf Seelmann-Eggebert, Journalist, Hamburg; stellv. Vorsitzender, Deutsch-Englische Gesellschaft e.V.
Filming Royalties (mit Videofilmausschnitten)

Gillian Shephard, MP (Cons), London
Progress to equality? Policies of families and women in the United Kingdom in the eighties”
Health for all – reality or myth in the British Health Service”

Prof. Dr. Werner von Simson, Mitglied der Gesellschaft, Freiburg
Theodor Fontane in England

Alan Watson, CBE, MA, Chairman, City & Corporate Counsel Ltd, London
Television as the electronic mirror of a nation”

Prof. Stanley Wells, Director, The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham
The Shakespearian experience”
Enjoying Shakespeare”
The popularity of Hamlet”

Nicolas L. M. Wolfers, Group Adviser (Asia & Pacific), Midland Bank Group, London
The challenge of Asia for Germany and Britain”

Dr. John Worthen, MA, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Dept. of English, University College of Swansea, South Wales
Problems in the biography of D. H. Lawrence”

1987
The Lord Annan, OBE, London
The Victorian age
How Dr. Adenauer rose from the ruins of Germany – a British view”

The Lord Beloff, MA, DLitt, FBA, FRHistS, FRSA, Oxford / Brighton
Britain and the Commonwealth – the latest phase”
The crisis in southern Africa – the view from London”

Dr. Rolf Breitenstein, Planungsstab, Auswärtiges Amt; Mitglied der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft, Bonn
How to humor those Germans – Erinnerungen an George Mikes

Sir Julian Bullard, GCMG, Britischer Botschafter, Bonn
Die politische Landschaft in Großbritannien

Michael Burton, CVO, Minister and Deputy Commandant, Berlin
Berlin and the allies”

John Dew, Direktor, Regisseur, Theater Bielefeld
Musical theatre in Bielefeld – a producer speaks about his work

Margaret Drabble, CBE, HonDLitt, London, Writer, Editor, The Oxford Companion of English Literature
The current literary scene in Britain”

Admiral Sir James Eberle, GCB, Director, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London
Britain’s role in east-west-relations”

Clive Egleton / Gavin Lyall, Isle of Wight / London
Readings from their own novels”

Prof. Dr. Willi Erzgräber, Englisches Seminar, Universität Freiburg
Das Prinzip der Vernunft in der englischen Utopie und Anti-Utopie

Michael Foley, Beisitzer, Arbeitskreis Südbaden, Freiburg
There is no difference between the Anglo-Saxon and the German

Dr. F. E. Hamilton, Senior Lecturer, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London
Future trends in the European community – reflections on the experiences of West Germany and Espana”

Richard Holme, CBE, Chairman, The Constitutional Reform Centre, London
The Liberal / SPD alliance: unity or fragmentation?”

Werner Holzer, Chefredakteur, Frankfurter Rundschau, Mitglied des Beirats der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft, Frankfurt/M.
Accountability of the media

The Rt. Hon. Sir Geoffrey Howe, QC, MP, Britischer Außenminister, London
Europe: farming and the future

Christopher Layden, Vizekonsul für Öffentlichkeitsarbeit, Britisches Generalkonsulat, Düsseldorf
The Scottish Enlightenment of the 18th century

Christopher L. G. Mallaby, CMG, Deputy Secretary, Cabinet Office, London
Britain in east-west relations”

Prof. Dr. Roger Morgan, The London School of Economics and Political Science, Centre for International Studies, London
Can the German question be Europeanised? – a British view”

Prof. Dr. Hartmut Pogge von Strandmann, University College, Oxford
England after 1945 – the beginning of a modern age?”

Dr. Walter Rix, Englisches Seminar, Christian-Albrecht-Universität, Kiel
The contemporary American novel and the loss of political innocence in America

Heinz Schulte, MA, MIL, Mitglied des Beirats der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft, Bonn
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service: the gentleman spy in British fiction

Dr. Frank Shaw, University of Bristol
The British educational system”

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Steger, European Business School, Reichartshausen, ehem. Hessischer Minister für Wirtschaft und Technik
Environment versus economics – how to reconcile conflicting goals

Michael Stoffregen-Büller, Journalist, Mitglied der Gesellschaft, Münster
Eindrücke einer Reise nach Sri Lanka

The Lord Thomas of Swynnerton, Chairman, Centre for Policy Studies, London
The future of the Cold War”
Freedom and order in the 20th century”

Pieter Vlieland, Journalist, London
Developments in Northern Ireland”
German and English landscape painters – C. D. Friedrich and M. M. W. Turner”
Landscape painters – the major and the minor”

Peter E. Walsh, Deputy Treasurer, Eurotunnel, London
The Channel tunnel – a pathfinder project”

Robert W. Wass, BA, MPhil, Director of Project on the Assessment of Graded Objectives, University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate
Turmoil in English education – the current social and political background”

The Rt. Hon. Shirley Williams, MA, President, Social and Democratic Party, London
New trends in British politics and society”

Dr. John Worthen, MA, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Dept. of English, University College of Swansea, South Wales
Looking back in astonishment – the real history of the British dramatic revival”
Problems in the biography of D. H. Lawrence”

Sir Oliver Wright, GCMG, GCVO, DSC; Chairman, British Königswinter Steering Committee, Horley, Surrey
The United States and Europe”
Transatlantische Beziehungen nach der Iran-Affäre”

1986
Peter G. F. Bryant, Kgl. Britischer Generalkonsul, Düsseldorf
Die deutsch-britische Partnerschaft

Sir Julian Bullard, KCMG, Britischer Botschafter, Bonn
German-British relations at the turn of the year
The situation and prospects for British politics”

Stephen J. Dorrell, MP (Cons), London
Learning from experience – conservative opportunities in the 90’s”

Michael Farr, Korrespondent des Daily Telegraph, Bonn
Was wissen Briten und Deutsche übereinander? Welche Rolle spielen die Medien dabei?

Vilma Flegman, Visiting Fellow at the University of Bath
The relationship between parliament and the administration in the UK”
Backbenchers in the House of Commons”

A. K. Goldsmith, Kgl. Britischer Generalkonsul, Hamburg
The Commonwealth in the eighties

J. Alistair Graham, Director, The Industrial Society, London
Has Mrs. Thatcher started a new Industrial Revolution in Britain?”

Prof. Charles B. Handy, MA, MBA, self-employed Writer, Teacher, Broadcaster, Visiting Professor, London Business School
The future of work”

Karl-Günther von Hase, Vorsitzender der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft e.V.
Das Vereinigte Königreich und das geteilte Deutschland

Prof. Daniel R. Heginbotham, LLB, MA, Juristische Fakultät, Polytechnic City of London
British crime is profitable”

The Rt. Hon. Douglas Hurd, CBE, MP (Cons), Home Secretary, London
Law enforcements and frontiers”

Hans Jaecker, Journalist, 1973-85 Head of German Language Service, BBC, London
The BBC – a British institution”

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang J. Mommsen, Lehrstuhl für Neuere Geschichte, Universität Düsseldorf
Britischer Parlamentarismus – gestern und heute

Dr. Hansgeorg Oehler, Archäologisches Institut, Universität Köln
Klassische Kunst in ,English country houses’

Dr. Robert O’Neill, MA, Director, The International Institute for Strategic Studies, London
US-Soviet relations: prospects and implications for America’s allies”

The Rt. Hon. Dr. David Owen, MP (SPD), London
Europe’s nuclear deterrence strategy”

The Rt. Hon. Malcolm Rifkind, QC, MP (Cons), Secretary of State for Scotland, London
Scotland – the crucible of change”

George Robertson, MA, MP (Lab), London
Frontiers on maps: walls on the ground – can the European status quo survive the postwar generation?”

Dr. Harold P. Romberg, OBE, Barrister-at-Law, Bath
Portrait der englischen Justiz”

Heinz Schulte, MA, MIL, Mitglied des Beirats der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft, Bonn
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service: the gentleman spy in British fiction

Johannes Schwabe, Geschäftsführender Vorsitzender, Arbeitskreis Bielefeld
Neuer Anfang oder alter Trott? Bericht über die 36. Königswinter Conference in Cambridge

Prof. Dr. Hans Ulrich Seeber, Prof. für Neuere Englische Literatur, Universität Stuttgart
The country swims with motion – poetische Eisenbahnfahrten in England

Timothy W. Slack, MA, Principal of Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park
The current British political and domestic scene”

Geoffrey Smith, Political Columnist, The Times, London
Can the atlantic alliance survive?”

The Rt. Hon. David Steel, MP (Lib), Chairman of the Liberal Party, London
New directions in British Politics”

Prof. Dr. Helmut Viebrock, FRSA, Professor em., Universität Frankfurf/M.
Cézanne’s Äpfel im Garten der englischen Literatur

Dr. Angelika Volle, wiss. Mitarbeiterin, Forschungsinstitut d. Deutschen Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik, Bonn
The European community after enlargement: prospects and challenges

Dr. John Worthen, MA, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Dept. of English, University College of Swansea, South Wales
Problems in the biography of D. H. Lawrence”