Scholars were urged to aid the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s media freedom campaign at the sixth annual Chevening Conference hosted at the University of Manchester on Friday, 12 April. 2018 was the deadliest year on record for journalists worldwide. Alastair King-Smith, Deputy Director of the Multilateral Policy Directorate at the FCO, encouraged scholars to help […]
University of Edinburgh to host Chevening Conference 2020
We're delighted to announce that Chevening Conference 2020 will be held on 3 April 2020 at the University of Edinburgh, the first Scottish university to host the conference.
Chevening Conference is the third-largest event in the Chevening calendar, bringing scholars together to present their own ideas and research in relation to a particular theme. This year’s theme is ‘Big ideas: global leadership in 2020‘.
Scholars will have the chance to hear talks from senior academics, network with one another, and make connections with leading academics from the host university.
Chevening has worked with the University of Edinburgh to deliver many successful scholar events in the past.
Chevening Programme Officer Suraj Darbar said: ‘We’re excited to work with a university that can provide expertise in a variety of different subjects, giving scholars the opportunity to learn from world-renowned academics.
‘We believe that the conference will prove to be engaging, inspiring and generate lots of interesting discussion about future leadership.’
On Friday, 31 March 2017, Cheveners met at Bradford University to attend the Chevening Collaborative Leadership Conference. As spring has now well and truly arrived in the UK, one can hear the excitement of it in scholars’ morning discussions; Easter plans and weekend gateways brighten up the talks in between the dissertation topic brainstorms. The […]