Our Association supports the values of democracy and social justice embodied in the English edition of Le Monde Diplomatique newspaper. We provide a forum for debates on contemporary international issues, chiefly through our public "Cafe Diplo" talks held at The Gallery in Farringdon, London on Monday evenings.

Our events (presented in English) are opened by an invited speaker and allow for lively debate. Doors open at 18:30. Tickets on the door.

New Autumn Programme

Our new Autumn programme began on Monday 21st September with a talk by Richard Bourne on Nigeria. To follow this, In October and November we are presenting a series of unmissable talks including Climate Change & the Paris Conference, The Myth of Free Trade, and the Political Economy of the Middle East. All the details are below; please note the dates in your diary.

Next cafe

Climate Change – What will happen after the decisions in Paris? Professor Chris Rapley

The impacts of climate change place future human prosperity and wellbeing at risk. Despite much progress in the development of alternatives to fossil fuel energy, continuing growth in population...

Forthcoming cafes

Catastrophic Delusion - the Myth of Free Trade Professor Yash Tandon

26 October, 2015 - 18:45

Continuity or Change? Mapping the Political Economy of the Middle East Dr Adam Hanieh

2 November, 2015 - 18:45

The Mediterranean Refugee Crisis – asylum seekers and the EU Don Flynn

23 November, 2015 - 18:45