The Peterhouse Politics Society
Lord David OwenCrossbencher, Former Foreign Secretary and Founder of the SDP Tony BennFormer Labour MP and President of the Stop the War Coalition Ben BrownBBC TV Presenter, Newsreader and Journalist Michael WhiteAssociate Editor of the Guardian Sir Richard DearloveFormer Head of MI6 Shami ChakrabartiDirector of Liberty Sir Christopher HumMaster of Gonville and Caius and Former Ambassador to China David StarkeyConstitutional Historian and Radio and Television Presenter Michael PortilloJournalist, Broadcaster and Former Conservative MP and Minister

Welcome to the Peterhouse Politics Society

Peterhouse Politics Society is the political society of Peterhouse, the oldest of the constituent colleges of the University of Cambridge. We regularly host leading speakers from across the political spectrum to talk to students and fellows about politics and current affairs. Whatever your political leanings, Peterhouse Politics Society aims to provide a lively and entertaining forum for discussion and debate.

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Maintaining a core eurozone is creating an unstoppable momentum towards a United States of Europe.
Lord Owen, 22nd Feb 2012

Above all we must recognize how small and vulnerable we are as members of a particular species in a particular environment at a particular moment in time.
Sir Crispin Tickell, 24th Jan 2012