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1 Chatham House Online Archive: Publications and Archives of the Royal Institute of International Affairs

2 Watch the video Chatham House by Director, Robin Niblett Watch the video Chatham House: Independent Thinking on International Affairs What is Chatham House?

3 Chatham Houses Council The Rt Hon Sir Roderic Lyne Deputy Chairman, Diplomat. British Ambassador to the Russian Federation from 2000 to 2004 Ed Smith, BA, FCA, FRSA Hon Treasurer ex-officio, former Global Assurance COO and Strategy Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers Dr Mohammed Abdel-Haq, founding member and CEO of a Merchant Bank in London. Greg Baxter, Global Head of Mobile Strategy at Citi Ryan Gawn, Director of Stratagem International, a strategic political affairs consultancy Martin Giles, US Technology Correspondent for The Economist based in Silicon Valley Sir Jeremy Greenstock, Chairman - UN Association in the UK and Gatehouse Advisory Partners Ltd Sir Richard Lambert, Chancellor, University of Warwick and was DG of CBI Dr John Llewellyn, Partner in Llewellyn Consulting (economics of climate change) Bronwen Maddox, chief foreign commentator of The Times since 2006 Peter Montagnon, Senior Investment Adviser on the Financial Reporting Council Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura International plc Stuart Popham QC Chairman, Vice Chairman EMEA Banking at Citigroup Stuart Sinclair, has been an academic, international civil servant and CEO Xan Smiley, Middle East and Africa editor of The Economist Seth Thomas, Adviser to governments in Europe and Asia on financial efficiency strategies, etc Robert Woodthorpe Browne, reinsurance industry professional Caroline Wyatt, BBC defence correspondent leaders from the following fields: diplomacy finance political analyst/strategists technology business education environment international affairs investment journalism

4 Chatham Houses Senior Advisory Board 4 Chair: The Rt Hon Sir John Major KG, CH Ayman Asfari, Group Chief Executive, Petrofac Ltd Shumeet Banerji, Chief Executive Officer, Booz & Company Lord Browne of Madingley, President, Royal Academy of Engineering; Chief Executive, BP (1995-2007) R. Nicholas Burns, Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, US Department of State (2005-08); US Ambassador to NATO (2001-05) Victor Chu, Chairman, First Eastern Investment Group, Hong Kong Tim Clark, Senior Adviser to G3 and Fleming Family & Partners Suzan Sabancı Dinçer, Chairman and Executive Board Member, Akbank Mary Francis CBE, Non-Executive Director, Centrica, Aviva plc and Cable and Wireless Communications plc; Director, Bank of England (2001-07) James Gaggero, Chairman, Bland Group Ltd André Hoffmann, Vice-Chairman, Board of Roche Holding Ltd Lord Hurd of Westwell, UK Foreign Secretary (1989-1995) Lord Jay of Ewelme, Permanent Under-Secretary, Foreign Office (2002-06) Sir Paul Judge, Chairman, Schroder Income Growth Fund plc; Deputy Chairman, Royal Society of Arts Dr DeAnne Julius CBE, Independent Non-Executive Director of Deloitte (UK), Roche Holdings SA (Switzerland), and Jones Lang LaSalle (USA Chairmen CEOs Professors Ambassadors Directors Ex-government ministers Company presidents

5 Chatham Houses Senior Advisory Board Nemir Kirdar, Founder, Executive Chairman and CEO, Investcorp Caio Koch-Weser, Vice Chairman, Deutsche Bank Group; Deputy Finance Minister for Germany (1999-2005) Marc Leland, President, Marc E Leland and Associates, USA; Co-Chairman, German Marshall Fund of the United States Rachel Lomax, Deputy Governor, Monetary Policy, the Bank of England (2003-08) Sir David Manning, British Ambassador to the United States (2003-07); foreign affairs and defence adviser to Prime Minister Tony Blair (2001-03) Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas DBE, Chairman of the Independent Schools Council and The New West End Company Sir Michael Rake, Chairman, BT and EasyJet Lord Robertson of Port Ellen, Secretary General, NATO (1999-2003) Andrés Rozental, Former Mexican diplomat; founding president of the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations; chairman of ArcelorMittal Mexico; non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution Daniel Sachs, Chief Executive Officer, Proventus AB John C Whitehead, Founding Chairman, Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, USA; former Co-Chairman of Goldman Sachs

6 Chatham House has top-level research teams Africa Americas Asia Energy, Environment and Development Europe Global Health Security International Economics International Law International Security Middle East and North Africa Russia and Eurasia Research Publications Events We undertake independent and rigorous analysis with the aim of setting the agenda and shaping policy by encouraging new ideas and forward thinking in international affairs Chatham Houses Work

7 Events Each year Chatham House hosts some 100 public meetings for its members and about 20 major one- or two-day conferences enabling world leaders and experts to share their views and engage in discussion. A large number of these speeches are recorded. Chatham Houses Work [We are]... a melting pot that brings together people and organisations with an interest in international affairs. We provide an independent forum in which academia, business, diplomats, the media, NGOs, politicians, policy makers and researchers can interact in an open and impartial environment. The widespread recognition of the Chatham House Rule as a byword for free and frank debate is a reflection of our unique and non- aligned perspective.

8 Robert Menzies as Attorney General of Australia H.St John Philby, former intelligence officer Prof Thorkil Kristensen, Danish politician Paul Henri Spaak, Belgian politician Robert Schumann, former PM of France Bishop Ambrose Reeves, Bishop of Johannesburg Jacques Soustelle French politician and anthropologist Robert Muldoon, as New Zealand Minister of Finance Emile Van Lennep Secretary- General of OECD Denis Healey British Defence Minister Antoine Pinay Former Prime Minister of France Grigoire Gafencu, Former Foreign Minister of Romania Who spoke at Chatham House 1920-1979?

9 Publications International Affairs, internationally renowned journal published six times a year The World Today, monthly more journalistic magazine British Yearbook of International Law, 1920-1967 Bulletin of International Affairs, 1925-1945 Survey of International Affairs, 1920-1963 and Documents of I.A. 1928-1963 Chatham House Reports Chatham House Briefing Papers Chatham House Pamphlets Review of the Foreign Press, 1939-1945 Refugee Survey, 1939-1945 Survey of Commonwealth Affairs, 1931-1962 and Documents and Speeches of C.A. Institute of Pacific Affairs conferences, 1926-1961 Books Chatham Houses Work

10 What is in Module 1? Meetings/Speeches, 1920-1979 with audio recordings from 1966 Journals International Affairs, 1920-1979 The World Today, 1945-1979 British Yearbook of International Law, 1920-1967 Bulletin of International Affairs, 1925-1945 Survey of International Affairs, 1920-1963 Documents of International Affairs, 1928-1963 Chatham House Reports, Briefing Papers and Pamphlets, 1920-1979 Chatham House Books/monographs, 1920-1979 Review of the Foreign Press, 1939-1945 Refugee Survey, 1939-1945 Survey of Commonwealth Affairs, 1931-1962 Documents and Speeches of Commonwealth Affairs, 1953 Institute of Pacific Relations Conferences, 1926-1950s British Commonwealth Relations Conferences, 1933-1965 Module 1: 1920-1979 Pages: 390,000 approx Minutes of audio: up to 70,000 (or 1166 hours) Pub date: June and December 2013 Marc Records will be available

11 What is in Module 2? Meetings/Speeches, 1980-2008 with audio recordings and transcriptions Journals: International Affairs, 1980-2008 The World Today, 1980-2008 Chatham House Reports, 1980-2008 Chatham House Briefing Papers, 1980-2008 Chatham House Pamphlets, 1980-2008 Chatham House Books/monographs, 1980-2008 Module 2: 1980-2008 Pages: 77,500 approx Minutes of audio: up to 283,350 (or 4720 hours) Pub date: Spring 2014 (tbc) Marc Records will be available

12 Example of a transcript created from a meeting audio recording

13 Example of International Affairs

14 Example of The World Today

15 Example of British Yearbook of International Law The British Yearbook of International Law is an essential work of reference for academics and practising lawyers. Through a mixture of articles and extended book reviews it continues to provide indispensable analysis on important developments in modern international law. In addition, through its exhaustive coverage of decisions in UK courts and official government statements, the British Yearbook of International Law offers unique insight into the development of state practice in the United Kingdom. BYIL offers unique insight into the developing state practice of the United Kingdom, through a comprehensive collection of decisions in British courts and official statements of the UK position on international law, and features a collection of extended articles providing an unrivalled overview of the latest scholarship on questions facing international law.

16 Example of The Bulletin of International News

17 Example of Survey of International Affairs

18 Example of Documents of International Affairs

19 Example of Survey of British Commonwealth Affairs NB these are just photocopies

20 Example of Review of the Foreign Press, 1939-1945 NB these are just photocopies

21 Confidential: For Sales Forecasts only Example of Chatham House Reports

22 Example of Chatham House Pamphlets

23 Example of Books

24 What will Chatham House Online Archive look like? What will it do?

25 Preview Search and Explore Explore by subject takes user to results for all items under that subject group: Business and Trade Communications and Media Energy, Environment and Resources Health and Population International Economics, Finance and Investment International Law International Politics, Ideology and Diplomacy International Security, War and Conflict United Nations and UN bodies Explore by region takes user to results for all items under that region group: Australasia Central Asia East Asia Russia and Eurasia North Africa Central and Southern Africa Europe Middle East North America South, Central America and West Indies Pacific Region

26 Preview Search and Limit and Search

27 Preview Select and re-select and drill down

28 For five years running Chatham House has been ranked top non-US think tank in a comprehensive global survey No.1 Think Tank Worldwide (Non-US) No.2 Think Tank Worldwide (US and Non-US) No.2 Top Security and International Affairs Think Tanks The Global 'Go-To Think Tanks', James G. McGann, University of Pennsylvania, January 2012The Global 'Go-To Think Tanks' Why is this of interest to my researchers and students?

29 High level analysis and research on almost 100 years of global events and issues as well as behind the doors insight into the real movers and shakers, influencers and deal brokers. If a student only uses this product to answer an assignment, they will be using the views and research of only the top specialists in the field. This content is the creme de la creme of international affairs knowledge and expertise. International Affairs, with its broad range of subjects, is an international, growing and well-funded subject area

30 For universities: serving departments across the campus Global Multi-disciplinary Academic Research and Teaching Postgraduate and Undergraduate Students Academic Research Libraries Business Studies Regional or Area Studies Politics / International Relations Government / Diplomacy International Economics / Law Security and Defence 20th-Century History Human Rights Development Studies

31 A resource for a large number of communities - communities that talk to each other Corporates Government Libraries Other Think Tanks NGO Organisations E mbassies Military Training and Research Journalists and Media Organisations National Libraries Global Business Governments Embassies The Media The Military The Analysts Academic Research Libraries

32 for more information see: house-online-archive.aspx contact: Publisher: Julia de Mowbray

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