Oxford University Strategic Studies Group

Oxford University Strategic Studies Group is the oldest student society focusing on international affairs at the University of Oxford. OUSSG is dedicated to hosting speakers on issues of defence, security and foreign policy.

Hilary 2018/2019

W1- TUES 15 Jan

“The Politics of Gulf Security”

Emile Hokayem

Senior Fellow, Middle East Security, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

W1 - FRI 18 JAN

“The Great Delusion: Liberal Dreams & International Realities”

Professor John J. Mearsheimer

Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago

W3 - TUES 29 JAN

Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC (pre-registration opens in W2)

First Sea Lord & Chief of Naval Staff

W4 - WED 06 FEB

Amy Pope

Deputy Homeland Security Advisor to the US President (2015-2017)

W5 - TUES 12 FEB

Robert Hannigan

Director, Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) (2014-2017)

W6 - TUES 19 FEB

Broomsticks to Battle Groups?: The Future of European Defence

Hans Pung

President, RAND Europe

W7 - TUES 26 FEB 

Driving Progress Across the Alliance: NATO & Emerging Threats

Antonio Missiroli

Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, NATO

W7 - FRI 01 MAR (14:00 PM, Robert Hooke Building)

“Public-private Partnerships & Emerging Security Challenges”

Liga Rozentale

Director of EU Governmental Affairs for Cybersecurity Policy, Microsoft


Terror Attack in Kashmir: Implications for India-Pakistan Relations

Rahul Roy-Chaudhury

Senior Fellow for South Asia, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)