To start the Easter Term Gates Distinguished Lecture Series, Sir Richard Dearlove will talk on Wednesday 29 April on ‘A 21st Century View of National Security’. Sir Richard is Master of Pembroke College, and former Head of the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6). A graduate of Queens’ College, Cambridge, he began his tenure with MI6 in 1966 and served as its Head from 1999 to 2004. The talk will be followed by a question and answer session, and an informal reception with wine, soft drinks and snacks.
The talk takes place at 6pm in the Boys Smith Room, Fisher Building, St. John’s College. It will be presented under the Chatham House Rule, and advance registration is essential. To book a spot, please e-mail Ian Ralby with the subject heading ‘Gates-Sir Richard Dearlove.’ In the body of the e-mail, please provide your full name as well as those of any guests who will be accompanying you. All bookings must be made by 12 noon on Tuesday 28 April.