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From the Falklands conflict to Brexit: The day-to-day role of a British Career Diplomat

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  • Name: From the Falklands conflict to Brexit: The day-to-day role of a British Career Diplomat
  • Date: 24 March 2022
  • Time: 6pm - 7.20pm
  • Location: Online (Zoom)
  • Price: Free to everyone
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About this event 

Tom Carter

Regent's University London, Keele University and the Japan Year Abroad Inter-University Support Programme are proud to introduce - From the Falklands conflict to Brexit: The day-to-day role of a British Career Diplomat. 

Tom Carter, former UK High Commissioner to Zambia and Ambassador to Guatemala and Honduras will deliver a talk on the day-to-day role of a British Career Diplomat, discussing key events from the Falklands conflict in 1982 to more recent events like Brexit. 

Join us to learn about a career in International Relations as we follow Tom's journey. 

About Tom Carter 

Tom Carter joined the Diplomatic Service in 1976 and has worked in Paris, Bogota, New York, Bonn, Bangkok, and Bratislava. He and his wife, Carolyn Davidson, also a career diplomat, were then appointed as Britain’s first ever job-sharing heads of mission, serving in Zambia, Guatemala, and Honduras, and is now accompanying his wife on a posting to Osaka, Japan. He has also been responsible for Britain’s global consular policy and worked on the 2012 London Olympics. 

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Please contact Toshihiko Kitagawa

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