Coronavirus update

Important information:
All on-campus visits and events are cancelled or postponed until further notice. Virtual events will be running as normal unless otherwise stated.  For the latest updates visit our coronavirus information page. Please note that some of our on campus events may be replaced by virtual events - please check with the event organiser listed against each event.

Why London dominates and what the rest of the country should do about it?

Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
Wednesday 15th October 2014 (17:00-18:00)
Download the date to your calendar (.ics file)

For any queries, please contact Pamela Warrington -

Evan Davis will be visiting the University of Birmingham to deliver a lecture entitled, “Why London dominates and what the rest of the country should do about it?”

Evan Davis has recently been appointed as a presenter of the BBC2 current affairs programme, Newsnight. Before that, he was a presenter on the Radio 4 Today programme. He is also well-known as the presenter of the BBC2 business reality show, Dragons Den. For many years before he became a presenter at the BBC, Evan was reporting on the economy as an economics correspondent and then as Economics Editor, the most senior economics role in BBC News. In the late 1980s and early 90s, Evan worked at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, and as a research fellow at the London Business School. He studied at St John's College Oxford and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Light refreshments will follow the lecture. For location details, please see R19 on the University of Birmingham campus map (pdf).

Due to the popularity of this event, registration is now closed. To be put on the reserve list, please contact Danann Swanton at’ 

For any queries, please contact Pamela Warrington -

Culture and collections

Schools, institutes and departments

Services and facilities