|WEDNESDAY 10th June 2015|
|3-4pm||Registration (Bute Building)|
|4pm||Opening Keynote & Drinks Reception: Professor Stephen Chan (OBE), SOAS|
Stephen Chan (OBE) is Professor of Global Politics in the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. He has been an international civil servant involved with several key diplomatic initiatives in Africa, helping to pioneer modern electoral observation, and continues to be seconded to diplomatic assignments today. He has twice been Dean at SOAS and has published 29 books and supervised 31 successful PhD theses. He won the 2010 International Studies Association prize, Eminent Scholar in Global Development and broadcasts and lectures internationally.