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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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Brexit: reimagining the nation

May 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Parish Hall, Sheffield Street
London, WC2A 2HA
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In this seminar, Dr Claire Sutherland will speak about Brexit, nationalism and the nation.

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June 2017
Free

On Track for Brexit?

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, Aldwych
London, WC2B 4JF United Kingdom
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In the light of the General Election results, Conservative candidate for Stroud Neil Carmichael and Baroness Jenny Jones will discuss the prospects for Brexit and its domestic political ramifications.

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Britain and France

June 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Theatre, Old Building
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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Edward Llewellyn, newly installed UK Ambassador in Paris and former Chief of Staff for David Cameron, will reflect on Anglo-French relations in the first Maurice Fraser Memorial Lecture.

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July 2017
Free

Managing the Complexity: what Brexit could mean for British business

July 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Theatre, Old Building
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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Speaker: Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director General

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September 2017
Free

Can National Politics Still Support International Integration? The Case of the EU

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
LSE, Houghton Street
London, WC2A 2AE
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Former Italian PM Mario Monti on the major tensions facing the EU.

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Politics and Language in the Age of Trump

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Theatre, Old Building
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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How did changes in political language influence the Brexit vote and the US election? And what do these changes mean for the crisis of trust in the establishment? With Mark Thompson, CEO of the New York Times and former BBC Director General.

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Free

The Future of Europe Post-Brexit

September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
LSE, Houghton Street
London, WC2A 2AE
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Guy Verhofstadt argues for a Europe that is united in domains nation-states can no longer deal with on their own: from migration to defence to the tackling of the economic crisis. Brexit is the perfect opportunity to deliver that stronger and more democratic Europe.

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