Fake News and Alternative Facts

Event Date: 21 February 2018 Room B04 Malet St building Birkbeck College London WC1E 7HX The Department of Politics at Birkbeck University of London presents: Workshop Week Staff Debate: Fake News and Alternative Facts How do we distinguish between truth and fact? Is there such a thing as an “alternative” fact? In the age of fake news and “fake news!”, …

The Populist Backlash in Western Politics

Event Date: 23 February 2017 Room B04 Birkbeck School of Arts 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Department of Politics at Birkbeck University of London presents: Workshop Week Staff Debate: The Populist Backlash in Western Politics Staff debate with Professor Eric Kaufmann, Dr Sam Ashenden, Dr Jason Edwards and special guest David Goodhart, founding editor of Prospect magazine and …