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April 2017

Why Britain Voted To Leave the EU – and What It Might Mean For The General Election

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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The referendum result defied predictions. What drove the Leave vote? Will its supporters get what they wanted from Brexit? And how will Leave supporters vote in the snap General Election? Prof Matthew Goodwin, co-author of the new book Why Britain Voted to Leave the EU, introduces a wide-ranging discussion with Simona Guerra, James Ball and Marta Lorimer, chaired by Prof Tony Travers.

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Whither Europe? Historical Perspectives on 2017

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Old Theatre, Old Building
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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Can we learn something about Europe’s future by turning to its past? Prominent scholars reflect on a year in history that has analogies with 2017. With Michael Cox, Abby Innes, Mike Savage, Alan Sked.

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May 2017
Free

Listening to One’s Constituents? Now, There’s an Idea

May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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The Trump election and the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom revealed that some members of the political class were not listening hard enough to the concerns of some of the voters disadvantaged by globalisation. What kinds of contacts do representatives have with their constituents? What kinds ought they to have? With better contact, would the representatives have convinced their constituents that a Clinton presidency or a Remain vote better served their interests? With Professor Jane Mansbridge

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June 2017
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Multilateralism Under Attack? UK, USA and the others

June 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Theatre, Old Building
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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Recent political developments in several advanced economies, including the UK and the USA, have put under threat international trade and finance flows. Is this a sustained attack? With Adam Posen

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