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Victoria Schofield

Lectures (archive)

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  • Asia House: Challenges facing Pakistan, 25 November
  • Kashmir Centre, EU, Global Discourse on Kashmir, Islamabad, 10-12 June 
  • Tribute to Benazir Bhutto, Lady Margaret Hall Oxford, 15 May  
  • Pakistan and the region, Contact Group, House of Commons, Committee room, 12 May
  • Briefing on Kashmir, Norwegian Parliament, Committee room, Oslo, 8th May 2008
  • Pakistan post-Benazir Bhutto, Mary Institute Country Day School, St Louis, Missouri,USA. 1 May 
  • Pakistan Society, 9 April 2008: Tribute to Benazir Bhutto.
  • Kashmir Centre, EU, 4th Global Discourse on Kashmir, European Parliament, 1-3 April
  • Pakistan, Wilton Park Conference Centre, 4-5 April
  • All Party Parliamentary Group on Third World Solidarity:  'Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy and the West': a   seminar on Benazir   Bhutto's posthumous book - 26 March
  • 'Relevance of Self-Determination, 7th session, Human Rights Council, Palais des nations, Geneva, 18 March
  • 'Democracy and Authoritarianism: the legacy of Benazir Bhutto', History Society, Keble College, Oxford, 27 February
  • Start the Week with Andrew Marr, on Benazir Bhutto's posthumous book, Reconciliation; Islam, Democracy and the West, the week, 11 February
  • 'Pakistan On the Brink', Frontline Club, 31 January 2008, panel chaired by Mishal Husain together with Owen Bennett-Jones, Aamir Ghauri and M. Ziauddin - Benazir Bhutto Memorial Debate, Oxford Union Society, 17 January
  • 'Benazir Bhutto: a memorial', The Campaign Against Martial Law, School of Oriental and African studies, together with Wajid Shamsul Hasan, M. Ziauddin, 15 January  
  • all Party Parliamentary Group on Third World Solidarity, House of Commons, Committee room: Tribute to Benazir Bhutto, 9 January


  • Tribute to Benazir Bhutto - Victoria Schofield on BBC Breakfast news on 28 december - click here
  • Middle East & South Asia Forum: Pakistan before the elections, House of Commons, Committee room, 13 December
  • 'The role of the media and the national interest', National Defence University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 24 June 2007  
  • Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad, ‘Jammu and Kashmir: Models for Resolution’, 16 - 17 March 2007
  • Middle East and South Asia Forum, ‘Pakistan’, Portcullis House, House of Commons,  5 December 2006
  • International Educational Development, Seminar: ‘Right of Self-Determination’, held during 2nd session of UN Human Rights Council, Geneva, 28 September 2006
  • India-Pakistan Dialogue, ‘Quest for Peace,’Wolfson College,University of Cambridge, 20-21 April 2006
  • International Kashmir Peace Conference, London, 15-16 March 2006
  • Kashmir Centre, EU, Seminar, at the Peace Palace, the  Hague, January 2006
  • Kashmir Centre EU, Global Discourse, at the European Parliament, Brussels, 3-4 October 2005
  • University of Bradford, Dept of Peace Studies, ‘Kashmir’, April 2005
  • Institute of Regional Studies, Islamabad: ‘Prospects of Peace, Stability in South Asia’, June 2004

Speaking engagements on Wavell: Soldier and Statesman in 2006-2007

  • ‘The Independence of India and Pakistan: Sixtieth Anniversary Reflections,’ The Hartley Library in conjunction with the Centre for the Study of Britain and its Empire at the University of Southampton, 17-20 July 2007.
  • Barnes Literary Society, 16 May 2007
  • Prince Consort’s Library, Aldershot, 15 March 2007
  • Winchester College, 6 February 2007 - Click here for a transcript
  • Nehru Centre, 9 November 2006
  • Defence and Security Forum Dinner, 19 October 2006
  • Indian Civil Service Association/University Women’s Club, 16 October 2006
  • National Army Museum, 7 September 2006
  • AfghanistanBook Launch, Royal Box, Guards Polo Club, Windsor Great Park on 28th August 2006
  • Macmillan Cancer Support Luncheon,  3 July 2006
  • Royal Society for Asian Affairs, 28 June 2006
  • Royal Commonwealth Society/British Commonwealth and Empire Museum, 8 May 2006


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