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Public Lectures

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Previous public lectures 

How relationships change the world, and where to go with what we know

Monday 12 March 2018

David Robinson , Hilary Cottam, Jon Cruddas and Stephan Chambers

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A Better World is Possible – the Gatsby Charitable Foundation and Social Progress

Lord Sainsbury and Stephan Chambers 

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Beveridge and Voluntary Action for the 21st Century

Tuesday 20 February 2018, 7.00-8.00pm 

Dr Jonathan Roberts , Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett and Kawsar Zaman 

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The Five Giants and the Ministers who Made a Difference

Monday 19 February 2018

Sir Julian Le Grand and Nicholas Timmins

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2 March 2017

In Conversation with Michael Sandel: Capitalism, Democracy, and the Public Good

Professor Michael Sandel teaches political philosophy at Harvard University. He has been described as "the most relevant living philosopher," a "rock-star moralist"(Newsweek) and "currently the most popular professor in the world."(Die Zeit)

In this public lecture he debated the nature of capitalism, democracy, and the public good with a view to answer some of the big questions of our age. Professor Tim Besley chaired the conversation. 

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