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The University of the Third Age - Welwyn Hatfield


World Affairs Study Group

Meetings are held on Monday afternoons between 2 and 4 pm at the Residents' Community Room, Springfield House, Marsden Green, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6UZ.


Leader: Graeme Manson, tel. 01438 714246


This Group is a lively discussion group where members are encouraged to express opinions and ideas, ask questions and give their experiences of world affairs. We enjoy hearing of travel to countries worldwide, we discuss individual countries politics, questions that involve the world, associations and institutions that influence our lives etc. We use newspapers, internet and books to construct short talks.

Please note that this group is currently full, with a waiting list.

Programme for Spring 2015

DateSpeakerTopic
5th Jan General Discussion Press Cuttings And Discussion (7x 15 Minute Slots) + Tea
19th Jan Rosemary HumphreysAustralian Politics
26th Jan General DiscussionPress Cuttings And Discussion 7x 15 Minute Slots + Tea
2nd Feb Barney Leith Equality and Empathy - Foundations for Worldwide Human Flourishing
9th Feb Graeme Manson The Decline Of The West ?
16th Feb Peter Lomer Nuclear Proliferation
23rd Feb Alan Smith The Evolving World Economy, Parts 2 & 3
2nd Mar Tanya Turton Immigration and the Formation of the Modern World
9th Mar Julian Usher-Smith The EU Common Agricultural Policy and its Effects on English Arable Farming
16th Mar Hilary Burningham "I Love A Martini But Two At The Most " - Dorothy Parker and American Racism
23rd Mar Adrian KingWhat's Happening In Palestine Right Now.
30th Mar Alex Benakis SYRIZA A Breath of Air for Europe?
6th AprEaster MondayNo Meeting
13th Apr John Davies Germany
20th Apr Raul Curiel Charles and Architecture

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