Indonesia 1975 to 2015: Changed, in Moderation

This meeting of the Society’s Asian Dinner Club (Dinner Club Members and their guests only) will be addressed by Sir Richard Gozney KCMG CVO KStJ on

 Indonesia 1975 to 2015: Changed, in moderation

From a rice-field and oil based economy under a Javanese autocrat to double the population in a literate, urbanised, industrialised economy under a Javanese democrat. Power and corruption devolved. Still guided by an accommodating Javanese culture.

Sir Richard Gozney is a former diplomat who was Private Secretary to three Foreign Secretaries (1989 -1993), British High Commissioner to Swaziland (1993 – 1996), British Ambassador to Indonesia (2000 – 2004), British High Commissioner to Nigeria (2004 – 2007) and Governor of Bermuda (2007 – 2012), Senior Non-executive Director of a London-listed Anglo-Indonesian coal mining company, Asia Resource Minerals, formerly Bumi, plc (2013 – 2015) and a Trustee of the Orang Utan Foundation.

13 October 2015

Where: National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London SW1

7.00pm for 7.30pm

Tickets: Dinner Club Members and their guests only: £50 (includes dinner and wine)



Sikunder Burnes: Master of the ‘Great Game’

Where: The Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD [Nearest Underground Stations Euston Square or Warren Street]

Lecture starts at 1.15pm and ends around 2.30pm. A sandwich lunch is available from 12.30pm and must be booked via the office by 2.30pm the day before.

Tickets: Free: Members and their guests only.

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