Organize a range of lectures and related events.
Includes recordings of recent happenings sponsored by the Centre.
Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture | Margaret Thatcher Lecture | Ruttenberg Lecture
Lists occasional events open to the general public. Often the annotation is something like: 'The seminar is free, but seating is limited. Please reserve by emailing ...'
'Demos is also busy turning ideas into videos. You can browse our videos ... on our Youtube channel, or on Vimeo. You can subscribe to all new videos ... '
'Members of the Government Department are involved in a whole host of Public lectures and events ...'
London School of Economics and Political Science
'The Fabian events programme hosts some of the most prominent public events in British politics. We hold major conferences, lectures and public debates ... Fabian members receive at least four agenda-setting Fabian pamphlets each year, along with the quarterly Fabian Review magazine, plus invitations to special members events - these have included our "Neil Kinnock in conversation" evening, plus regular lectures and debates with the leading politicians and thinkers, as well as additional local, regional and voluntary society activities.'
>>> Events >>> Forthcoming Events
'Regularly holds Workshops, Seminars and larger conferences on a number of issues related to UK, European and Global Governance.' Enquire about attendance.
'The basic idea behind federalism can be very simply stated. It is that relations between states should be conducted under the rule of law. Conflict and disagreement should be resolved through peaceful means rather than through coercion or war ... Members of Federal Union receive regular updates about publications, events and campaigning. The minimum membership fee is £15 (waged) or £10 (student/unwaged). Please give more if you can – our campaigning depends on the support of our members.'
Regular lectures, debates, discussion, etc - often in collaboration with other bodies.
'History & Policy works for better public policy through an understanding of history by connecting historians, policy makers and the media. We believe study of the past can offer important lessons for the 21st century. We are the only project in the UK providing access to an international network of almost 400 historians with a broad range of expertise. H&P offers a range of resources for historians, policy makers and journalists. These include policy papers and opinion pieces.'
University of Cambridge | Institute of Historical Research | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
'IFS organises and participates in a large number of conferences, seminars and briefings each year.' Enquire about attendance.
'IPPR runs a full events programme bringing together top politicians and policymakers, leading writers and academics, business figures and other expert thinkers to discuss the most important public policy issues with a wide range of audiences. See our Upcoming events for opportunities to attend in person ...'
>>> IPPR North >>> Events
'IPPR runs a full events programme bringing together top politicians and policymakers, leading writers and academics, business figures and other expert thinkers to discuss the most important public policy issues with a wide range of audiences.'
Ideas on the 3rd Floor
'Labour Heritage produces regular Bulletins, organises conferences and other events, and sponsors publications. We liaise with other history groups and our particular focus is on local Labour history ... Labour Heritage individual membership is open to people interested in Labour history, whether or not they are members of the Labour Party.'
Attracts leading speakers from the worlds of politics and government: 'All MEG events are free to attend and we welcome all who wish to come along.' Note that - at the time or review (6 August 2016) - the latest event I could find was held on 10 July 2014.
Videos of some previous lectures.
John Ramsden Memorial Lecture | Michael Quinlan Lecture
Queen Mary, University of London
'NLGN events bring together major politicians from all political parties and across central and local government to debate public policy. We host a diverse range of events including roundtable seminars, research events, fringe events at party conferences and publication launches.' Enquire about attendance.
'The Nicolai Rubinstein Lecture in the History of Political Thought and Intellectual History is an annual memorial lecture held in honour of the distinguished Renaissance scholar and former Queen Mary colleague, Nicolai Rubinstein. Having fled Nazi persecution in the 1930s, Rubinstein was appointed to a lectureship at Westfield College, University of London (later merged with Queen Mary) in 1945, and retired as Professor in 1978. He was the leading authority on the government of Florence under the Medici, and a renowned expert in the art, architecture and political thought of Renaissance Italy. This lecture series, inaugurated in 2007, celebrates his contribution to intellectual history.'
Queen Mary University of London
University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1THpolicypress.co.uk/journals/policy-and-politics
'The Annual Lecture was established in 1996 to enhance further the international profile of the journal. As a public lecture offered by the University of Bristol it provides an opportunity to hear experts reflect on topics of major contemporary significance.'
University of Bristol
>>> Events >>> Upcoming
Regular events: 'All events are free, and open to the general public'. Typically: 'Places at this event are limited - to reserve a place please email ...'
'View other Policy Exchange events on our Youtube channel.'
Range of Events: 'If you are interested in attending any of our events, then please e-mail ... Places are limited at events with an asterisk ... Individual subscribers receive ... advance notice of all our events: invitations to flagship lectures, conferences and receptions ...'
'Our public sessions raise and debate issues of common concern to policy researchers, policy makers, professionals and practitioners as well as the general public, and are usually led by one or more guest speakers. Registration is usually free, but must be made in advance.' However, the Network seems no longer to exist, as such.
University of Edinburgh
'On 1 August 2016 the School of History and Anthropology and the School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy at Queen's merged to become the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics.'
Frank Wright Memorial Lecture
Queen's University Belfast
Occasional public lectures, usually associated with one or another of its specialist Research Centres.
University of Hull | Centre for British Politics | Centre for Democratic Governance | Centre for European Union Studies | Centre for Idealism and New Liberalism | Centre for Security Studies
Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences, University of Sheffield, 219 Portobello, Sheffield, S1 4DP, Yorkshire and the Humbersperi.dept.shef.ac.uk/events/
'SPERI will provide a home for visiting researchers and policy-makers from the UK and beyond and an international focus for debate, discussion and policy development in the wake of the global financial crisis ... SPERI will each year organise a number of public events in the University. One will be an annual "In Conversation" evening with a leading political economist of our time ...'
SPERI | University of Sheffield
>>> Events >>> Chalk and Talk
'The Social Market Foundation brings you Chalk + Talk, our new series of free lunchtime talks bringing some of the best policy output from the world of academia right into the heart of Westminster.'
SHS Public Talks and Lectures 'This year the SHS is aiming for greater regularity in its meeting schedule, with one public meeting in London per month.'
A L Morton Memorial Lecture