Panel discussion exploring complex and intimate relationships between Pakistan and Britain
Acclaimed journalist and author Anatol Lieven joins a distinguished panel to discuss the relationship between Britain, Pakistan, and the British Pakistani diaspora. With Jahan Mahmood, historian specialising in the role of Muslim soldiers who served in the British military; Anwar Akhtar,director, The Samosa; Rubia Dar, journalist, Pakistan International Peoples Association (PIPA); Zachary Latif, PIPA; Dr Max Malik, doctor, author of Butterfly Hunter and winner of the Brit Writers Award.
Sir John Elvidge, former Permanent Secretary to the Scottish Government, visits the RSA to explore how the state can improve public services and wellbeing by harnessing the strengths of its citizens, and devolving power to communities.
In his 2013 Chief Executive’s Lecture, Matthew Taylor will focus on good employment, and how to move this from an idea with general support but very mixed take-up into something which is available to all employees and supported by wider society.