This interactive public event comprises a panel-based discussion, with representatives from different influential spheres in society who are shaping discourse on British identity, combined with direct audience engagement.
Diane Abbott (@HackneyAbbott) is MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington and is the Shadow Home Secretary.
Sunder Katwala (@sundersays) is the director of British Future. He has previously worked as a journalist.
Eric Kaufmann (@epkaufm) is Professor of Politics at Birkbeck College, University of London.
Dr Alita Nandi (@alitanandi ) is Research Fellow at the University of Essex, who carries out research on the formation and measurement of British, ethnic and other social identities and their consequences.
Dr Ilka Gleibs (@Dr_Ilka_Gleibs) is Assistant Professor at the London School of Economics in the Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science.
Twitter hashtags for this event: #LSEFestival #NewWorldDisorders
This event is part of the LSE Festival: New World (Dis)Orders running from Monday 25 February to Saturday 2 March 2019, with a series of events exploring how social science can tackle global problems.
A podcast of this event is available to download from What Does It Mean to Be British and Who Defines It?
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