Grimshaw Speakers #6: Dianna Melrose on her career from activism to diplomacy

At our recent Grimshaw Symposium on The Changing Face of International Affairs, we spoke to Dianna Melrose, former British Ambassador to Cuba and Tanzania. We spoke about her experience making her voice heard during a time where few women were in high-level…

Confused Diplomacy

Distracted, confused and dazzled: that would be a good description of the UK’s foreign policy right now. A vacuum has emerged. The domestic situation, one of uncertainty and frustration, is affecting the external image. The foreign policy arm is no…

Who Will Curb Escalation In Catalonia?

Emotions are running high these days in Catalonia and the rest of Spain. On Sunday, the Catalan Government held a referendum that the Spanish Constitutional Court had previously declared illegal. The clashes between the Spanish Police officers, the Guardia Civil…

Navigating Choppy Waters: The Donald and Diplomacy

By Jeremy Wong With Donald Trump now the President of the United States, the world watches his every move; trying to analyse and figure out the motivations as well as the implications of his new policies. Trump is not known…