Duncan Kelly – John Maynard Keynes: Historian of political thought?

Event Date: 21 November 2017 Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square Birkbeck College London WC1H 0PD The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: John Maynard Keynes: Historian of political thought? Speaker: Dr Duncan Kelly (Cambridge) It is almost impossible to overstate the impact of John Maynard Keynes in the field of modern political economy, and certainly …

Robert Dale – How to Be a Parliamentary Researcher

Event Date: 16 November 2016 Keynes Library 43 Gordon Square Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: An evening with Robert Dale, author of How to Be a Parliamentary Researcher (Biteback, 2015) Thousands of people apply to work in MPs’ parliamentary offices every year. Why? Because they want …

Dame Joan Ruddock in Conversation with Rosie Campbell

Event Date: 9 November 2016 Keynes Library Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life in partnership with the PSA Women and Politics group and the Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: Dame Joan Ruddock in Conversation with Rosie Campbell Former Labour MP …

Whither Labour?: Stewart Wood on the Future of the Left in Britain

Event Date: 26 October 2016 Keynes Library Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Whither Labour?: Stewart Wood on the Future of the Left in Britain What next for Labour, and where does it go from here? Following the party’s leadership …

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Rethinking Capitalism: Mariana Mazzucato and Michael Jacobs in conversation with Will Hutton

          Event Date: 22 September 2016 Birkbeck Cinema Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life in association with The Political Quarterly presents: Rethinking Capitalism Mariana Mazzucato and Michael Jacobs in conversation with Will Hutton This is the launch …

The 2016 US Presidential Election: Can Trump Win?

Event Date: 14 September 2016 Keynes Library Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: The 2016 US Presidential Election: Can Trump Win? Professor Rob Singh looks at the state of the US election and the prospects for a Trump victory in …

Brexit: What Now for the UK and EU?

Event Date: 21 July 2016 Room 152/153 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Brexit: What Now for the UK and EU? On 23 June Britain voted to leave the EU. The vote has triggered a series of political crises, from a leadership …

Liam Byrne MP on the History of British Capitalism

Event Date: 30 June 2016 Room B04 Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Liam Byrne MP on the History of British Capitalism Former Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liam Byrne joins a panel of Birkbeck academics to discuss his forthcoming …

The Radical Politics of Birkbeck’s Past

Event Date: 16 May 2016 Room 101 Birkbeck College 30 Russell Square London WC1B The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: The Radical Politics of Birkbeck’s Past Richard Clarke in Conversation with Jason Edwards  Come along and hear how central Birkbeck was to providing working-class Londoners access to real education in an era when such …

Gavin Barwell – Winning and Governing in Difficult Times

Event Date: 16 March 2016 Room 101 30 Russell Square London WC1B 5DP The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Winning and Governing in Difficult Times: Gavin Barwell MP The marginal constituency of Croydon Central was a key battleground in the 2015 General Election. The incumbent Conservative MP Gavin Barwell was fighting a serious challenge …