The Unit’s forthcoming seminars, conferences and lectures are listed below. Most of our events are free of charge and open to the public. To attend our events it is essential to book and details of how to do so are available via the links below. You can also contact the Unit directly if you require more information.
Forthcoming events at the Constitution Unit
Taking a Deliberative Approach to Complexity: What can we learn from the Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit?
This seminar, held in Edinburgh, will examine what we can learn from the experience of holding a Citizens’ Assembly about Brexit and consider the role of participatory processes like this in current decision-making in Scotland.
Starts: Jan 23, 2018 1:30:00 PM
In recent elections and in the EU referendum, concerns have been raised about online targeting of voters in social media and use of voter data. It has been said that this breaches the laws on data protection; the overall caps on election spending; and restrictions on foreign funding, with suggestions of interference from Russia. Dr Martin Moore’s research for his latest book suggests there is cause for concern. He is director of the Centre for the Study of Media, Communication and Power at King’s College London, and was previously founding director of the Media Standards Trust
Starts: Feb 13, 2018 6:00:00 PM
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