2015 Caradon Lecture: Human Rights in An Unstable World
  • Lecture Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University

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The 2015 Caradon Lecture, "Human Rights in an Unstable World" given by The Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws QC took place at Plymouth University on 2 December 2015. The event was organised by the Lord Caradon Lectures Trust in association with Plymouth University and the University of St Mark and St John.

The Lord Caradon Lectures Trust was established to commemorate the life and work of Hugh Mackintosh Foot, Lord Caradon (1907-1990). Lord Caradon had himself been involved in the original planning of an annual lecture on international affairs to be given in Plymouth by an eminent speaker. As it happened the inaugural, and by now commemorative lecture, was given in 1991, the year following Lord Caradon’s death. By the terms of the trust all lectures are open to the public and admission is free.

Today, the trust exists to recognise Lord Caradon’s long and devoted service to the ideals of the United Nations and his work for the United Kingdom’s contribution to those concepts. It aims to extend understanding of international affairs and tolerance of other ideologies, races and religions, primarily through the series of annual lectures. The lectures are always on a theme of international significance related to Lord Caradon’s life and work. 

The trust depends entirely on public voluntary contributions and gratefully acknowledges the continuing assistance provided by Plymouth University  and the University of St Mark and St John.

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