An Afternoon with Rt Hon Rory Stewart: UCL, London, 6/12/19 at 3pm

Dear All,

Join us for an afternoon with the Rt. Hon. Rory Stewart on Friday 6th December, 15.00-16.00 at Medical Sciences Building, 131 AV Hill Lecture Theatre. 

Please secure a ticket at:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/an-afternoon-with-the-rt-hon-rory-stewart-tickets-82226474599

About the speaker:

Roderick James Nugent Stewart OBE FRSL FRSGS is a British politician who was Member of Parliament for Penrith and The Border from 2010 to 2019. He served in several ministerial roles, including as Secretary of State for International Development in 2019. On 3 October 2019 Stewart announced he had resigned from the Conservative Party and would stand down as an MP at the next general election. He will stand as an independent candidate in the 2020 London mayoral election.

After receiving his education at Eton College and Balliol College, Oxford, Stewart became a diplomat, working in Indonesia and Montenegro. He left the civil service to undertake a two-year walk across Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, India and Nepal. He later wrote a best-selling book, The Places in Between, about his experiences. He subsequently served as a Deputy Governor for the Coalition Provisional Authority following the 2003 invasion of Iraq, and wrote a second book covering this period, Occupational Hazards or The Prince of the Marshes. He later lectured at Harvard and worked for several non-governmental organizations, including as executive chairman of the Turquoise Mountain Foundation.

 

Please secure a ticket at:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/an-afternoon-with-the-rt-hon-rory-stewart-tickets-82226474599

Best Wishes,

IRS Committee

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