Forthcoming Meetings and Events


with Dr Patrick Mileham


‘Death and destruction.

Is the military profession a vocation?’


Dr Patrick Mileham

Born in Kenya, Patrick was educated at Wellington College, the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and the universities of Cambridge and Lancaster. He was commissioned into the Royal Tank Regiment in 1965 and served on operational tours in South Arabia (Aden) and Northern Ireland. Regimental duty and staff appointments followed in West Germany (BAOR) and the UK.

He gained his MPhil in International Relations and a doctorate in politics, with special studies on Central America and officership. On leaving the Army in 1992 he took up the post of lecturer, subsequently reader, in business and management at the University of the West of Scotland and became Staff Governor and MBA Director. His research was concentrated on the military profession, and he conducted various studies for the MOD and Armed Forces, including ‘The extent to which the Army has the right to be different’, ‘British Army officership’, ‘Understanding ethical principles in the Armed Forces’ and the ‘Britannia Guide to military ethics’. He has published widely and is a founding member of the European International Society for Military Ethics and is currently a board member and editor of the forthcoming EuroISME book Just Post bellum. Restraint, Stabilisation and Peace.

FRIDAY 7th JUNE 2019


at 12.45pm at 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX