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2017-2018 Lecture Series

 

Turbulent Times 

This year we aim to explore some of the dramatic and often unexpected political and social changes that are currently taking place, and which leave many people feeling like we are living through a period in which history has ‘sped up’.

Events

Politics and Language in the Age of Trump 

Speaker: Mark Thompson

Date and time: Wednesday 27th September, 18.30-20.00

Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building

Where next for Labour? 

Speakers: Dr Stephen Fisher, Rachel Shabi and Lord Wood

Date and time: Thursday 5th October, 18.30-20.00

Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building



Out of the Wreckage: a new politics for an age of crisis

Speaker: George Monbiot

Date and time: Tuesday 10th October, 18.30-20.00.

Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building

Does protest really work?

Speaker: Steve Crawshaw

Date and time: Wednesday 25th October, 18.30-20.00

Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House

Exploitation and the Gig Economy

Speakers: Brhmie Balaram and Jason Moyer-Lee

Date and time: Thursday 7th December, 18.30-20.00

Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building