Alan Finlayson – The Changing Rhetorical Culture of British Politics: From Parliament and PEBs to Twitter and Youtube

Event Date: 14 November 2018 UCL Room Roberts 106 University College London, Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7JE The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Professor Alan Finlayson (East Anglia) – The Changing Rhetorical Culture of British Politics: From Parliament and PEBs to Twitter and Youtube Join The Centre for the Study of British Politics and …

Celebrating, Commemorating, Centenaries Of Suffrage

Event Date: 13 November 2018 Room MAL 152 Birkbeck College Birkbeck University of London London WC1E 7HX The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Celebrating, Commemorating, Centenaries Of Suffrage Join The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life for a two part evening event addressing the celebration of the Centenary of Women’s …

In Conversation with Jacqui Smith: Editor of The Honourable Ladies

Event Date: 6 November 2018 Room MAL 532 Birkbeck College Birkbeck University of London London WC1E 7HX The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: In Conversation with Jacqui Smith: Editor of The Honourable Ladies The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life will be holding an ‘In Conversation’ with Jacqui Smith, Co-editor …

John Bercow – Parliament as Pathfinder: Changing the culture of an ancient institution

Event Date: 12 February 2018 Room B34 Malet St Building Birkbeck College London WC1E 7HX The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Speaker of the House Rt Hon John Bercow MP on Parliamentary Reform The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life at Birkbeck welcomes the Rt Hon John Bercow MP, Speaker …

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 …