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'The leading independent centre-right think tank.' Organize a range of lectures and related events.

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'Members of the Government Department are involved in a whole host of Public lectures and events ...'

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’The Fabian Society is Britain’s oldest political think tank. Founded in 1884, the society has been at the forefront of developing political ideas and public policy on the left for over 130 years ... Fabian events run throughout the year and across the country from our flagship New Year and summer conferences, to policy roundtables, lectures and local Fabian Society meetings.’

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'Regularly holds Workshops, Seminars and larger conferences on a number of issues related to UK, European and Global Governance.' Enquire about attendance.

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‘The Foreign Policy Centre holds events to engage the public in debates around key international affairs issues. These include seminars, conferences, keynote speeches and expert roundtables. The majority of events will take place in London but the FPC will work with partners to hold events in other UK Cities and internationally.‘

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Regular lectures, debates, discussion, etc - often in collaboration with other bodies.

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'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.'

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'Established as an independent research institute, IFS was launched with the principal aim of better informing public debate on economics in order to promote the development of effective fiscal policy ... IFS organises and participates in a large number of conferences, seminars and briefings each year.'

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'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 ...'

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'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.'

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'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.'

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New Local 'believes that local government, their partners, and the communities they lead, must undergo a profound cultural shift to embrace three core “changemaking” values of creativity, collaboration and self-determination. Only then will councils and citizens be able to generate the many innovations necessary to solve our biggest social problems'.

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'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.'

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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 ...’  'Policy Exchange is an independent, non-partisan educational charity. We work with academics and policy makers from across the political spectrum. We are particularly interested in free market and localist solutions to public policy questions.'

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'The Annual Lecture was established in 1996 to enhance further the international profile of the journal Policy & Politics. As a public lecture offered by the University of Bristol it provides an opportunity to hear experts reflect on topics of major contemporary significance.'

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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 ...'

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'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.'

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'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 ...'

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'A leading UK think tank, developing innovative ideas across a broad range of economic and social policy. It champions policy ideas which marry markets with social justice and takes a pro-market rather than free-market approach. Our work is characterised by the belief that governments have an important role to play in correcting market failures and setting the framework within which markets can operate in a way that benefits individuals and society as a whole ... The Social Market Foundation is politically independent, and works with all of the UK’s main political parties. Our Board, Policy Advisory Board and staff reflect this.’

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The Strand Group brings together figures from government, business, journalism and academia to shed light on contemporary challenges facing the economy, defence and intelligence, foreign affairs, the public sector and the machinery of government.’

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'We have several different seminar programmes, most of which are free of charge and open to the public. Refreshments are always available We have a sandwich lunch available for our lunchtime seminars and have a wine reception after our evening events. To attend our events it is essential to book ...'

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Parliament Talks: 'A series of regular, subject-specific events to be held around the UK ... Each event will feature a range of expert speakers who will explain and lead discussion on Parliament’s vital role in effectively scrutinising public policy and holding the Government to account. Attendees at Parliament Talks events will find out how the work of Parliament is particularly relevant to a specific subject or issue and the opportunities to engage with and influence the members and committees of the House of Commons and House of Lords.'

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‘YouthPolitics UK is a new non-profit organisation created by young adults which has the aim of engaging teenagers and young adults across the country into current affairs, our democratic rights and how parliament works. The initiative also acts as a platform for young adults to express strong views that they may have about certain issues by submitting articles which later feature on the website. Through events, debates, talks and workshops from experts across the country we hope to equip the youth with the skills needed to successfully implement social change.’

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