Yael Tamir – Why Nationalism

Event Date: 13 November 2019 Hilda Clark 2 & 3 Friends House, 173 – 177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ43 The Department of Politics at Birkbeck University of London presents: Professor Yael Tamir (Oxford) – Why Nationalism This years Nations and Nationalism debate examines the book Why Nationalism by Yael Tamir. Tamir makes a passionate argument for a kind of …

Paul Morland – The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World

Event Date: 2 April 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck University of London Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7JL The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Dr Paul Morland (Birkbeck) – The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World The Department of Politics at Birkbeck is hosting a book launch of ‘The Human Tide: …

Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration and the Future of White Majorities

Event Date: 15 November 2018 UCL Darwin B40 Lecture Theatre University College London, Gower Street London, WC1E 6BT The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Eric Kaufmann’s new book Whiteshift argues that we need to talk about white identity if we hope to address the root causes of populism and polarisation. The West is in …

Attitudes Toward Immigration Round-table

Event Date: 9 May 2018 Room B04 Birkbeck Main Building Malet St London WC1E 7HX The Department of Politics at Birkbeck University of London presents: Attitudes Toward Immigration Round-table Join us for a roundtable discussion on current attitudes towards immigration, hosted by the Birkbeck Department of Politics . Chaired by Professor Rosie Campbell with speakers Professor Eric Kaufmann, Dr Kristoffer …

The New Nationalism: the rise of the populist right in the West

  Event Date: 8 November 2017 Room B35 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: The New Nationalism: the rise of the populist right in the West This panel explores the causes behind the rise of the populist right in Western Europe and North America, with reference to nationalism and immigration. …

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 …

A World in Crisis: Climate Change, Violence, Demography and the Global Economy

Event Date: 17 November 2016 Drayton B20 Jevons Lecture Theatre Drayton House University College London 30 Gordon St London WC1H 0AX The Department of Politics at Birkbeck University of London presents: A World in Crisis: Climate Change, Violence, Demography and the Global Economy Staff Debate with Alex Colas, Aideen Foley, Ali Guven, and Eric Kaufmann The ongoing political turmoil 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 …

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The Challenge of Climate Change: What Can and Can’t Be Fixed?

Event Date: 28 June 2016 Birkbeck, University of London Room 101 30 Russell Square, 30 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5DQ London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research  presents: The Challenge of Climate Change: What Can and Can’t Be Fixed? A Roundtable discussion and reception launching the MSc in Global Environmental Politics and Policy, organised by the Birkbeck Population, …

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Europe’s Migrant Crisis and the Populist Right

            Event Date: 23 November 2015 Wolfson Suite, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism  in collaboration with the Department of Politics, Birkbeck, University of London presents: Europe’s Migrant Crisis and the Populist Right The UK Independence Party, Danish People’s Party and French …