Wed 12 Jun: We need to talk about Islamism
This event is in the past.
Lunchtime Lecture by Basil Eastwood
Friends Meeting House
12.30 (note earlier time to allow people to watch the cycle race coming through Charlbury at 14.12)
Tickets £3.00 on the door
Basil Eastwood studied Arabic and Turkish at Oxford and served as British Ambassador to Syria and to Switzerland after a 38-year career focussed mainly on the Middle East and Europe.
After retirement he worked as a consultant for the Foreign Office on Arabic extremist websites and for three years was a member of an unofficial group talking to senior Islamist figures from the Middle East.