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Report on October 7 Seminar, Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge

On October 7 2010, The Democracy Forum, in collaboration with the Centre for South Asian Studies, held a seminar atCorpus ChristiCollege,Cambridgeon the topic of ‘Political violence and terror inSouth Asia’. The chief organiser was Professor Sir Christopher Bayly, Vere Harmsworth Professor of Imperial and Naval History atCorpus ChristiCollege,Cambridge, who has published widely on south Asian history, culture and politics.

No walking away from terror in Afghanistan

by Subhash Chopra

Dealing with global terror spilling out of Afghanistan was the subject of a lively dinner debate at London’s Reform Club, organised this month by Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne in association with The Democracy Forum. Speakers offered a variety of viewpoints on the causes and consequences of violence in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks on the USA, the retaliatory response in Afghanistan and the eventual role of Pakistan.