Special Dinner to Mark the Strategic Partnership between Southeast Asia and the University of Oxford

Lord Chancellor, Heads of House, ladies and gentlemen:   I would like to begin by welcoming you all to our dinner this evening, which celebrates the foundation of the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Oxford. In particular, I would like to welcome the Chancellor of the University, The Right Honourable The … Read full speech

Launch of Oxford’s Southeast Asia Studies Centre Campaign

Vice-Chancellor, heads of house, ladies and gentlemen:   I am delighted to accept the Vice-Chancellor’s invitation to be the Patron of the University’s Centre for Southeast Asia Studies. This new and innovative Centre will be based in the Oxford School for Global and Area Studies.   As  Patron,  I  will do all  I can  to support … Read full speech