Sir Bernard Crick, Prof Anne Phillips and Prof David Held
Tuesday 11 March, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Old Theatre, Old Building (LSE)
SPEAKERS: Professors Sir Bernard Crick & Anne Phillips
CHAIR: Professor David Held
As the composition of British society transforms with immigration and transnational identities, ideas about the notion of 'Britishness' are changing too. In the interest of a cohesive citizenry, must the UK return to 'core British values'? Or should Britain's identity change with its population? Should a British identity even exist?
Sir Bernard Crick is emeritus professor of Birkbeck College and author of Life in the United Kingdom: A Journey to Citizenship, the basis for the UK citizenship exam. Anne Phillips is professor of Political and Gender Theory at LSE and author of Multiculturalism Without Culture.