The Unit’s forthcoming seminars, conferences and lectures are listed below. We have several different seminar programmes, most of which 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
Haldane Room, North Cloister, UCL main buildings, Gower Street
The EU referendum in June raised many questions about how referendums in the UK should best be conducted. Is it appropriate that the government could pump substantial resources into promoting the case for Remain before the final weeks of the campaign? Should there have been controls on the ability of campaigners to make misleading claims? Ought broadcasters to have interpreted their duty to maintain impartiality differently? Is the system of designating lead campaigners fit for purpose? Could anything have been done to promote more informed and thoughtful engagement from the public? This seminar will explore these and other questions with four speakers who are uniquely well placed to provide a broad range of fresh insights.
Starts: Oct 25, 2016 1:00:00 PM
Our seminar series is funded by the family of Barbara Farbey, late of UCL, who greatly enjoyed them.