Events 

Keep up to date with the latest news and events from around the department and the wide-ranging projects our staff and students get involved with. More events throughout the School of Government and Society.

Forthcoming events 

How can we engage young people in politics?

How can we engage young people in politics?

Date
Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Location:
Room 101 - First floor - Library of Birmingham
Description
Given both the need to improve representation and practical political concerns of winning votes, this panel offers a range of perspectives about how the mainstream parties can engage young people in politics. This is a fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference.

How Democracies Die

Date
Tuesday 9th October 2018
Location:
G15 - Muirhead Tower
Description
In this talk, Eaton Professor of the Science of Government at Harvard University Daniel Ziblatt will discuss his book How Democracies Die. This event will be chaired by Dr Tim Haughton and is a Student Experience Event.
National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy

National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy

Date
Tuesday 16th October 2018
Location:
TBC
Description
In this seminar, Professor Matthew Goodwin makes the case for serious, respectful engagement with the supporters and ideas of national populism - not least because it is a tide that won't be stemmed anytime soon.
Frozen Conflict: Interpreting reality through art, film and social sciences

Frozen Conflict: Interpreting reality through art, film and social sciences

Date
Monday 5th November 2018
Location:
The Electric Cinema | 47–49 Station Street | Birmingham | B5 4DY
Description
Screening of film and discussion with director Steffi Wurster. Part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2018.
Diversifying the Brexit Debate: the EU and marginalised voices

Diversifying the Brexit Debate: the EU and marginalised voices

Date
Wednesday 7th November 2018
Location:
On campus, Room TBC
Description
Through short presentations and discussion with the audience, this event will help to disseminate social science research on Brexit, which will bring the impact on marginalised groups to the forefront. Part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2018.
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