The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee occurs during a period of remarkable social, economic and political upheaval, both in the UK and globally. This event will explore how the UK has changed during the 70 years of the Queen’s reign and will consider how the UK’s: economy, government and politics, social policy and foreign relations have evolved between 1952 and 2022.
Meet our speakers and chair
Tim Besley is Professor of Economics and Political Science and W. Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics in the Department of Economics at LSE.
Tania Burchardt is Associate Director of the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) and Deputy Director of STICERD at LSE.
Michael Cox is an Emeritus Professor of International Relations at LSE. He was a Founding Director of LSE IDEAS and currently sits on the steering committee of the Ralph Miliband Programme.
Anthony Seldon (@AnthonySeldon) is a British educator and contemporary historian. As an author, he is known for his political biographies of Margaret Thatcher, John Major, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Theresa May. Anthony is an alumnus of LSE.
Minouche Shafik is Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to this, she was Deputy Governor of the Bank of England. She is an alumna of LSE. Her new book, What We Owe Each Other: A New Social Contract, is out now. She is co-chair of the Economy 2030 Inquiry commission.
More about this event
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Podcast & Video
A podcast of this event is available to download from The UK During the 70 Year Reign of Elizabeth II.
A video of this event is available to watch at The UK During the 70 Year Reign of Elizabeth II.
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