The Durham Union Society, Pemberton Buildings Palace Green, DH1 3EP Durham, United Kingdom
Friday, April 24 from 20:30 to 23:30
Please join us for the first debate in Easter term, where we will be debating the extent to which IS poses a threat to the West.
On the proposition bench:
Director for British Muslims for Secular Democracy, shortlisted for ‘Ultimate Woman of the Year’ Awards, media appearances include the BBC, and has written for the Guardian and the Independant.
LIEUTENANT GENERAL BRIMS, CB, CBE, DSO
Commander of the Field Army at Land Command 2005-2007, deployed in the Bosnian War and Iraq War
On the opposition bench:
SIR JOHN JENKINS, KCMG, LVO
Served as UK Ambassador to 4 countries, including Saudi Arabia, and Special Representative to the Libyan National Transition Council, current Executive Director of the IISS Middle East
Expert in the Middle East peace process at Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, author of multiple articles including ‘Middle East Peace: it’s not the economy, stupid’
Doors open at 8pm; debate starts at 8:30pm